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At least 71 killed in Myanmar as Rohingya insurgents stage major attack

At least 71 killed in Myanmar as Rohingya insurgents stage major attack

Muslim militants in Myanmar staged a coordinated attack on 30 police posts and an army base in Rakhine state on Friday, and at least 59 of the insurgents and 12 members of the security...
Buddhist monks march during a protest against what they say is UNHCR support for Rohingya militants

Rohingya militants blamed as Myanmar border attacks kill 32

  Security forces among dead from pre-dawn raids on police posts in Rakhine state near Bangladesh border At least 32 people, including 11 members of the security forces, were killed as Rohingya militants besieged border posts...
Choppers, tanks for use in Mayu clearance operation Myanmar Army Mayu range clearance operation

At least 12 dead in Muslim insurgent attacks in northwest Myanmar

YANGON (Reuters) - At least five police and seven Rohingya Muslim insurgents were killed overnight in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, the government said on Friday morning, after militants staged coordinated attacks on 24 police posts...
UN Supported Rohingya Muslim Terrorists Attack Police in Myanmar

UN Supported Rohingya Muslim Terrorists Attack Police in Myanmar

Five policemen and seven Rohingya Muslim Terrorists are preliminarily reported to have been killed in a large series of attacks on 24 police posts and an army base in the troubled northwest Myanmar state...
Employer finds 2 Rohingya worker dead, police hunt for 3rd worker to assist investigation

Employer finds 2 Rohingya worker dead, police hunt for 3rd worker to assist investigation

PENDANG: Two Rohingya men were found dead by their employer at a workers’ quarters in Taman Delima here today. The 40-year-old employer went to search for the two when they failed to turn up for...
New Minister of State for Home Affairs, Hansraj Gangaram Ahir.

Rohingyas have no right to live in J&K, will be deported: MoS Home

Union Minister of State for Home, Hansraj Ahir, today said Rohingya Muslim refugees who have been living in Jammu have no right to live here and will be sent back. “The Rohingyas have no right...
India: Protect the right to life and stop deportation of 40,000 Rohingyas

India: Protect the right to life and stop deportation of 40,000 Rohingyas

(Bangkok/Kathmandu, 24 August 2017) – The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA) strongly condemns the position taken by the Government of India to deport 40,000 Rohingyas back to Burma/Myanmar. In the face...
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As Myanmar’s Rohingya Crisis Deepens, Here’s How Aung San Suu Kyi Can Save Her...

An independent commission chaired by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan made its final recommendations to Myanmar's government Thursday on easing ethnic and religious unrest in the country's western Rakhine state. The report, titled...
Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, center, presents the final report of Myanmar's Advisory Commission on Rakhine State on Aug. 24 in Yangon.

Myanmar urged to grant Rohingya citizenship

Former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan, center, presents the final report of Myanmar's Advisory Commission on Rakhine State on Aug. 24 in Yangon. YANGON -- Myanmar should grant citizenship and equal rights to its Rohingya...
Rohingya Muslims living in Buddhist-majority Myanmar say they are the world's most persecuted miniority.video

Will Myanmar heed advocacy for Rohingya rights?

A stark warning to Myanmar's government - recognise Muslim ethnic minority as citizens or face the consequences.   Rohingya Muslims living in Buddhist-majority Myanmar say they are the world's most persecuted miniority. They have suffered years...

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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...