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Daily Archives: September 21, 2017

Myanmar's Minister of Foreign Affairs Aung San Suu Kyi addresses the 71st United Nations General Assembly in Manhattan, New York, U.S. September 21, 2016.

Aung San Suu Kyi was always against the Rohingya, but the world simply ignored...

Aung San Suu Kyi has finally spoken, and left the world disappointed. The Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar’s Rakhine State have been subject to what the United Nations (UN) head of human rights called “a textbook...
Aung San Suu Kyi scheduled to visit Prague in October

Aung San Suu Kyi scheduled to visit Prague in October

Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi is scheduled to visit Prague next month, the news site Aktuálně.cz reported. She was invited by the Czech prime minister, Bohuslav Sobotka, and should hold talks...
Pence (right) confers with US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley at a UN Security Council meeting, Sept 20, 2017.

End violence immediately, Mike Pence urges Myanmar

  WASHINGTON - Images of violence and refugees from Myanmar’s Rakhine state have “shocked the American people and decent people all over the world,” US Vice-President Mike Pence told the UN Security Council on Wednesday...
Trump urges 'strong and swift' UN action to end Rohingya crisis

Trump urges ‘strong and swift’ UN action to end Rohingya crisis

  US President Donald Trump is urging the UN Security Council to take "strong and swift action" to bring Myanmar's Rohingya crisis to an end, US Vice President Mike Pence said on Wednesday, calling the...
Suu Kyi’s award suspended by UK union over Myanmar crisis

Suu Kyi’s award suspended by UK union over Myanmar crisis

One of Britain’s largest trade unions has suspended an award given to Aung San Suu Kyi when she was a political prisoner, as international criticism mounts over Myanmar refugee crisis, according to a report...
Aung San Suu Kyi Fooled Us All

Aung San Suu Kyi Fooled Us All

  When Myanmar’s de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, took to the lectern on Tuesday, she was speaking to us. Suu Kyi’s silence as hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims are driven from their...
Mr Tillerson called Ms Suu Kyi to discuss the US concerns

Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi speech criticised by global leaders

Media captionThe BBC's Jonah Fisher looks at Ms Suu Kyi's speech Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi is facing mounting international pressure for her handling of violence in Rakhine state and the Rohingya refugee crisis. In a...
Travel agent Phyu Wint Ye, center, joins other supporters of Aung San Suu Kyi in downtown Yangon.

How Myanmar’s Buddhists actually feel about the Rohingya

Yangon, Myanmar (CNN)One public servant skipped work. A butcher shut up her store for the day. A noodle seller watched on his phone. They all wanted to hear what Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San...
Everything that is happening in Myanmar today had happened at dozens of other places before, and it had happened to us, too, writes Durakovic

The Srebrenicans are standing with the Rohingya

Survivors of genocide are obliged to take action when others are being threatened with the treatment they once received. Everything that is happening in Myanmar today had happened at dozens of other places before, and...
Pakistan’s Rohingya Hypocrisy

Pakistan’s Rohingya Hypocrisy

What tolerance can Pakistan expect in Myanmar for its Muslim minorities when it is unwilling to apply similar concepts itself? It was a grotesque juxtaposition. On one side was a post by a BBC journalist drawing...
Facebook bans Rohingya group's posts as minority faces 'ethnic cleansing'

Facebook bans Rohingya group’s posts as minority faces ‘ethnic cleansing’

As hundreds of thousands flee a brutal campaign by the Myanmar military, the social media company labels an insurgent group a ‘dangerous organization’   Amid international accusations that Myanmar’s military is engaging in “ethnic cleansing” of...

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Rohingya Women Stitch Their Lives Back Together

Through all the turmoil and bloodshed that the Rohingya community has had to face, some have found a ray of hope in an inspiring...

The United Nations wants Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya issue, which Russia calls an...

The United Nations wants Myanmar to resolve the Rohingya issue, which Russia calls an inappropriate draft. According to a U. N. diplomat...

Suu Kyi stripped of S Korea foundation award for Rohingya ‘indifference’

One of South Korean largest human rights groups will strip Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its 2004 prize because...

Rohingya refugees need ‘safety and dignity’ to return home

TEHRAN, Dec. 18 (MNA) – Professor Nasir uddin, a cultural anthropologist based in Bangladesh, believes that at this stage and under the situation prevailing...

Facebook removed hundreds more accounts linked to the Myanmar military for posting hate speech...

Rohingya refugees protest on the first anniversary of the Rohingya crisis in August 2018 in Bangladesh. Facebook has discovered and removed another coordinated...