Daily Archives: July 5, 2017

Rohingya man killed in Myanmar Buddhist mob attack

Rohingya man killed in Myanmar Buddhist mob attack

Yangon (AFP) - A Rohingya Muslim was stoned to death and six others wounded by a mob of Buddhists in the capital of Myanmar's Rakhine state, authorities said Wednesday, the latest flare-up in a...
Police flee scene in Sittwe as Rakhine Buddhists beat 55-year-old Maung Nu to death

Mob kills Rohingya Muslim with bricks in street attack as violence against group intensifies...

Rohingya men at Sittwe's bustling fish market in Rakhine, Burma Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters A policeman in Burma fled the scene of a deadly mob attack on Rohingya Muslims that has put the troubled western state...

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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...