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Landmine Explosion Kills Teenager, Two Men in Rakhine

Landmine Explosion Kills Teenager, Two Men in Rakhine

YANGON – A teenager and two men were killed in a landmine explosion in Pyaung Pike village of northern Maungdaw, Rakhine State, on Saturday morning. Four Muslims–the teenager, two men and a boy—were farming a...
A Rohingya woman speak to media in Maung Na Ma village, northern Rakhine, Myanmar July 13, 2017.Simon Lewis

Rohingya villagers tell media of abuses during army crackdown

KYAR GAUNG TAUNG, Myanmar, 2017 - Rohingya Muslim women lined up to tell reporters of missing husbands, mothers and sons on Saturday as international media were escorted for the first time to a village...

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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The National League for Democracy's (NLD) Ye Thein had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army. Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said Thein died...
Let's end the Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir

Cambodia can play strategic role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Raquel R Bacay / Khmer Times  Share:     Children collect water at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp. Bayazid Akter | Dreamstime.com Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister AK Abdul...
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing of the genocide case against the Rohingya minority at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on December 11, 2019 [Reuters/Yves Herman]

Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ

On December 9, the world marked the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention: a covenant signed in the wake of...
Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Nothing is impossible in the post-truth world By The Telegraph Sir — Angering the Black Panther might not be a good idea — after all, the...
Defending military from charge of genocide wins her power at home

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ vs ‘Bengali’ Hate Speech Debate

A new campaign seeks to single out local media outlets that refer to the Rohingya ethnic group as “Bengalis.” By Shafiur Rahman December 21, 2019 Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’...