Daily Archives: November 3, 2017

Ms Aung San Suu Kyi receiving flowers from a girl at Sittwe Airport in Rakhine state yesterday. Ms Suu Kyi visited violence-hit Maungdaw and Buthidaung during her one-day trip.PHOTO: EPA-EFE

Suu Kyi urges Rakhine people ‘not to quarrel’

SITTWE (Myanmar) • Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi urged people "not to quarrel" as she made an unannounced trip to conflict-battered northern Rakhine state, her first visit to the region that has seen...
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi during her visit to the Rakhine State in western Myanmar on Thursday. Credit Reuters

Aung San Suu Kyi’s Moral Failure for Myanmar’s Rohingya

Daw Aung San Suu Kyi during her visit to the Rakhine State in western Myanmar on Thursday. Credit Reuters “We all have to try our best to live peacefully,” Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, who...
What awaits special envoy Bob Rae as he arrives in Burma? Abused Rohingya Muslims seeking refuge

What awaits special envoy Bob Rae as he arrives in Burma? Abused Rohingya Muslims...

Canada’s newly appointed special envoy to the Rohingya refugee crisis arrived Wednesday in the South Asian region as Burma’s fleeing Muslim population continues to seek refuge in Bangladesh. Bob Rae, the former Ontario premier and...
Development and Peace - Caritas Canada launches an emergency call to help Rohingya refugees

Development and Peace – Caritas Canada launches an emergency call to help Rohingya refugees

Montreal, November 1, 2017 - Development and Peace - Caritas Canada is launching an emergency appeal to help Rohingya communities who have been forced to flee Myanmar and seek refuge in Bangladesh and is...
Suu Kyi made her first visit as Myanmar's leader to the conflict-torn region where more than half a million Rohingya Muslims have fled state-led violence [AP Photo]

Suu Kyi visits Rakhine as Rohingya exodus continues

  Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, has visited Rakhine state for the first time since hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims began fleeing the country to escape a brutal military operation launched...
The flight of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to Bangladesh Stranded in no man's land

Rohingya crisis demonstrates consequences of statelessness

Rohingya Muslims are a people without a state. This is at the center of an ongoing humanitarian crisis in South Asia and the biggest obstacle to finding a solution. DW examines Myanmar's controversial citizenship...
How Discrimination Began Against the Rohingya

How Discrimination Began Against the Rohingya

  Myanmar is a predominantly Buddhist country. Historically, there has been friction between the Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims. Anti-Rohingya rallies have become common in Myanmar. In this country, 90 percent of the population is Buddhist --...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...