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Daily Archives: August 9, 2018

Myanmar still not giving free access

Myanmar still not giving free access

"Myanmar has not made any demonstrable effort to address the concerns of the Rohingyas and the international community.” BANGLADESH AMBASSADOR TO THE UN MASUD BIN MOMEN IN A LETTER TO THE UN SECURITY COUNCIL The United...
Bangladesh is accusing Myanmar of failing to tackle the concerns of over 1 million Rohingya Muslims who fled the country and is urging the U.N. Security Council to take action to ensure their safe return home

Myanmar snubs Hague court’s intervention in Rohingya crisis

YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar on Thursday sharply rejected an attempt by the International Criminal Court to consider the country's culpability for activities that caused about 700,000 minority Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh for...

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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’...