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A demonstration to protest the inhumane oppression, ethnic cleansing and genocidal campaign against the Rohingya people of Myanmar was held Friday at Hamilton City Hall. - Barry Gray,The Hamilton Spectator

Hamilton rally protests atrocities against Rohingyas in Myanmar

A demonstration to protest the inhumane oppression, ethnic cleansing and genocidal campaign against the Rohingya people of Myanmar was held Friday afternoon at Hamilton City Hall. Tahmid Ahmed holds a sign condemning the slaughter...
As the Cold War ended and the internally stabilising effect of international confrontation faded, this already fragmented state, along with other countries

Myanmar’s minority strife: David I Steinberg

Since independence in 1948, Myanmar has experienced multiple ethnic rebellions. As the Cold War ended and the internally stabilising effect of international confrontation faded, this already fragmented state, along with other countries, experienced new ethno-religious...
515,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh from Myanmar's western state of Rakhine after Myanmar security forces

Rohingya insurgents open to peace but Myanmar ceasefire ending

  YANGON, Oct 7 (Reuters) - Muslim Rohingya insurgents said on Saturday they are ready to respond to any peace move by the Myanmar government but a one-month ceasefire they declared to enable the delivery...
Rohingya crisis: BSF identifies 140 locations to stop illegal immigrants

Rohingya crisis: BSF identifies 140 locations to stop illegal immigrants

Surveillance equipment from other BSF posts have been diverted and deployed all along the eastern frontier   India to Bangladesh: Stop cattle smuggling, curb movement of Rohingyas BSF launches campaign against border touts sneaking Rohingyas into...
A group photo of Malaysia Airlines, MABKargo and iM4U reps in the cargo hold with the operating crew/pilots of MH6446 to Chittagong

IM4U and Malaysian Aviation Industry Join Forces to Help Rohingya Refugees

SEPANG: iM4U has joined forces with aviation industry players - Malaysia Airlines, MABkargo, Malindo Air, and Malaysia Airports Holdings Berhad (MAHB) to transport necessities to be distributed at refugee camps in Bangladesh. This follows the...
What next for Suu Kyi, Myanmar and the Rohingya?

What next for Suu Kyi, Myanmar and the Rohingya?

The plight of the Rohingya once again dominates international media headlines. But even though Suu Kyi is reluctant to stop the attacks, geopolitical interests are likely to prevail over any desire to take punitive...
Photo: Seriously wounded Rohingya refugees lie wherever there's space in an overcrowded college. (ABC News: James Bennett)

Myanmar: Video shows bodies and burning villages as army ‘continues campaign’ against Rohingya Muslims

Footage from inside Myanmar's alleged "ethnic cleansing" shows half-buried corpses, villages burning and desperate people fleeing through the mountains. The videos also appeared to contradict claims from the country's de facto leader Aung San Suu...

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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,...
Human Rights Watch (press release)

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...