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The confrontation in Outt Nan village

Violence Follows Confrontation Between Villagers, Police in Rakhine

YANGON – Hundreds of people from Outt Nan village in Rakhine State’s Rathedaung Township resisted security forces on Friday when policemen attempted to arrest men suspected of being militants, according to the State Counselor’s...
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Six more villagers killed, two missing in northern Myanmar state

YANGON, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) -- Six more villagers have been found killed by extreme terrorists with two others going missing near Kaigyi village and the Mayu mountain range in Maungtaw, Myanmar's northern Rakhine state,...
Hard-line Buddhist monks protest against the National League for Democracy government at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon

Myanmar’s Home Affairs Ministry Ready to Take on Protesting Nationalist Monks

Myanmar’s home affairs ministry signaled its willingness on Friday to “take action” against nationalist monks and their supporters who are staging sit-ins in two large cities to protest against the National League for Democracy...
Visiting Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation Dr Yousef bin Ahmad al-Othaimeen talking to newsmen in southeastern Cox’s Bazar yesterday after visiting Rohingya refugee camps

OIC to highlight brutality inflicted on Rohingya

Visiting Secretary General of the Organisation of Islamic Co-operation (OIC) Dr Yousef bin Ahmad al-Othaimeen yesterday listened to Rohingya people’s shocking tales of brutalities carried by Myanmar army saying the world will be informed...
OIC, UN Working Together to Solve Rohingya Refugee Crisis: OIC Chief

OIC, UN Working Together to Solve Rohingya Refugee Crisis: OIC Chief

DHAKA (Reuters) - The Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the United Nations are working with Bangladesh's government to solve the Rohingya refugee crisis, the head of OIC said on Friday. During a visit to...
A Rohingya fisherman fixes a net in a refugee camp outside Kyaukpyu in Rakhine state, Myanmar May 18, 2017

World Islamic Body Urges Myanmar to Safeguard Rights of Rohingya Minority

Dhaka: Myanmar must protect the rights of its Rohingya Muslim minority, the chief of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) said on Thursday, urging the government to work with neighbouring Muslim-majority countries to tackle...

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Russia promises Bangladesh that the Rohingya issue will be seen in new light

Russia promises Bangladesh that the Rohingya issue will be seen in new light

  Rohingya refugees walk by night after crossing the border from Myanmar, on the Bangladeshi shores of the Naf river in Teknaf on September 29,...
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288 Villages, Tens of Thousands of Structures Torched

Burma: New Satellite Images Confirm Mass Destruction Complete destruction of Rohingya villages in close proximity to intact Rakhine village, Maungdaw township, recorded on 21 September...
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Many Parties Complicit in Rohingya Ethnic Cleansing

  The persecution of Rohingya Muslims goes beyond religious intolerance, says Dr. Elizabeth Hurd, professor of politics at Northwestern University   I support The Real News Network...
Thousands of Rohingya refugees flee from Myanmar are kept under a tight security by Bangladeshi military after crossing the border in a rice patty field near Palang Khali, Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh Credit: Paula Bronstein/Getty Images

Does Democracy’s Toehold in Myanmar Outweigh the Lives of the Rohingya?

Putting pressure on Aung San Suu Kyi could endanger her bargain with the military, but a system that allows ethnic cleansing may not be...
A Rohingya refugee woman who crossed the border from Burma a day before, carries her daughter and searches for help as they wait to receive permission from the Bangladeshi army to continue their way to the refugee camps, in Palang Khali, Bangladesh Credit: REUTERS

UN food agency withdraws Rohingya hunger report ‘at request of Burma’

  The United Nations food agency is pressing for immediate access to Burma’s troubled northern Rakhine state amid accusations that it shelved a critical report...