Daily Archives: July 2, 2017

The Slow-Burning Genocide of Myanmar’s Rohingya

A Nonviolent Strategy to Stop Genocide: Robert J. Burrowes

  It is a tragic measure of the depravity of human existence that genocide is a continuing and prevalent manifestation of violence in the international system, despite the effort following World War II to abolish...
A UN report this year said that mass killings and gang rapes of Rohingya amounted to crimes against humanity and possible ethnic cleansing.

UN in Myanmar reaps what it has sown in genocidal Sri Lanka

Myanmar on Friday surpassed ‘Sri Lanka’ in challenging UN scrutiny of its crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing. Myanmar will refuse entry to members of a UN probe focusing on allegations of killings, rape...
Looking east: the Rohingyas who call a Chennai suburb home

Looking east: the Rohingyas who call a Chennai suburb home

Summary: The Chennai office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) is involved in resettling the Rohingyas, and has intervened to ensure them shelter. Far away from their troubled villages in Myanmar’s Rakhine...
Zahid: M’sia may act against Myanmar

Zahid: M’sia may act against Myanmar

PUTRAJAYA: Malaysia will consider action against its Asean counterpart Myanmar following its decision to deny a United Nations fact-finding mission on alleged abuse of the Rohingya. Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi...
Myanmar aid worker killed by 'terrorists' in Rakhine

Myanmar aid worker killed by ‘terrorists’ in Rakhine

YANGON • A local employee with an international aid group in Myanmar's conflict-torn Rakhine state was stabbed to death by "terrorists", the government said yesterday, the latest in a spate of grisly killings blamed...
On another matter, Ahmad Zahid viewed Malaysia’s better ranking in the Human Trafficking Report 2017

Rohingya: DPM waiting for Wisma Putra report on latest developments

PUTRAJAYA: Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said he was still waiting for the report from Wisma Putra on the latest developments with regard to the persecution of ethnic Rohingya in...

Latest News

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...