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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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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’...