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Myanmar government ministers meet Buddhist monk leaders to discuss the security situation in western Myanmar’s Rakhine state in the state capital Sittwe, Aug. 14, 2017.

Myanmar Government Ministers Meet With Monks to Discuss Security in Northern Rakhine

Myanmar government ministers met Buddhist monk leaders on Monday to discuss the deteriorating security situation in volatile Rakhine state and efforts to ensure the safety of the ethnic Rakhine people who live there. During a...
Rohingya Muslim refugees along with Indian supporters shout slogans against human rights violations in Myanmar, during a march to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) in New Delhi on December 19, 2016

India set to deport all Rohingya Muslims regardless of UN registration: Official

A senior Indian official has described thousands of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya Muslims living in India as illegal refugees, saying the New Delhi government aims to deport them. Kiren Rijiju, a high-profile minister in Prime Minister...

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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’...