Daily Archives: July 1, 2017

Impunity for military abuses in Myanmar must come to an end.

Myanmar needs to get serious about peace

Impunity for military abuses in Myanmar must come to an end. Rohingya refugees gather to collect relief supplies at the Balukhali Makeshift Refugee Camp in Bangladesh May 31, 2017 Rohingya refugees gather to collect relief...
The Oppression of the Rohingya in Burma Continues

The Oppression of the Rohingya in Burma Continues

The Rohingya are still being persecuted by their country. Although the government of Myanmar has taken a step back from most blatant and flagrant public persecutions, the unjust oppression of these people continues apace....
The Oppression of the Rohingya in Burma Continues

Refugee day: FROM A DISTANCE By Carmen N. Pedrosa (The Philippine Star)

Filipinos have coined a word on how to elude immigration officials in other countries – tago ng tago. It means hide and hide. This is both a joke and a serious matter. I was...

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Myanmar steps towards debt trap

By Taylor McDonald 2018-07-16 Myanmar plans to reduce the cost of the Chinese-backed Kyaukpyu special economic zone and port, cap its external debt load and avoid repeating the debts...

Lucky to have full family, many don’t

HUMAYUN KABIR BHUIYAN, back from Teknaf It was a hot and humid day with occasional drizzling. On July 1, the President of the International Committee...

The future of the stateless

Maizura Ismail 16 July 2018 The global community stood transfixed as the story of the Moo Pa football team and their coach who found themselves trapped...

In apparent test of Myanmar democracy, jailed Reuters journalists to testify in court

YANGON – Two jailed Reuters reporters on trial in Myanmar accused of obtaining secret state documents will testify in court from Monday, in a case...

Rakhine not ready to take back Rohingyas: IOM DG

International Organisation for Migration director general William Lacy Swing on Sunday said that the Myanmar authorities were not ready for taking back forcibly displaced...