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Daily Archives: May 2, 2018

The U.N. Security Council has the chance to make Myanmar's government accountable for the refugee crisis.

A Door Opened to Resolve the Rohingya Crisis?

The United Nations Security Council has just made its first visit to Myanmar since a campaign of ethnic cleansing carried out by the Myanmar military forced nearly 700,000 Rohingya to flee the country. The...
Hasina accused Myanmar of creating tensions at the border, but said she has asked the country's security forces

Rohingya crisis: Sheikh Hasina says Bangladesh will continue to help refugees fleeing Myanmar violence

Dhaka: Bangladesh's Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Saturday said her government would continue to support nearly 1 million Rohingya Muslims who have fled neighbouring Myanmar to escape violence. Hasina said the government was pursuing a...
Civilians in Kachin State, Burma, fleeing fighting in the Injangyang area, April 27, 2018. Source: Twitter - @MarkCutts

Burma’s ‘forgotten’ war

MUCH attention has been placed on the human rights record of Burma (Myanmar) in recent months as the military crackdown on Rohingya Muslims rightly dominates the headlines. But while the eyes of the world...

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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’...