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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More than 620,000 Rohingya people have fled into Bangladesh [Andrew Stanbridge/Amnesty International]

Virtual reality 360 film shows Rohingya’s plight

  A man forced to bury his son after watching Myanmar's military kill him, a woman who was gang-raped by soldiers, and another woman who...
Reuters reporter Ko Wa Lone, left, and Ko Kyaw Soe Oo. (Facebook)

Two journalists covering Rohingya crisis in Burma arrested for possessing ‘secret papers’

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who in recent months have covered the military crackdown on the Rohingya Muslim minority in Burma,...
The remains of burnt villages near Maungdaw in Northern Rakhine State are seen on Oct. 10, 2017. Rohingya Muslims remaining in Myanmar's Rakhine state and other communities in the violence-racked region are so terrified of each other that life has basically ground to a halt, the Red Cross said on Dec. 13, 2017. (Marion Thibaut / AFP/Getty Images)

Aid group says at least 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar in first month of...

The international aid group Doctors Without Borders has released the first survey-based estimate of how many Rohingya were killed during the first and bloodiest...
What is important is the fact that the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh’s high-level meeting with Chief Ministers of five North-Eastern States

Facing the Rohingya challenge

India is spot on in its approach of tightening borders controls to handle the influx of Rohingya Muslims. However, unless New Delhi takes the...
Described as ‘wretched of the earth’ they are unwanted in Myanmar and across the border in Bangladesh where they have have taken shelter.video

VIDEO: The Rohingyas ‘Long March to Freedom’

ROME, Dec 13 2017 (IPS) - Over 800 000 of the 1.1 million Rohingya Muslims from the Rakhine state in Myanmar have been on...