Monday, January 20, 2020

UN Special Envoy: Myanmar Losing Credibility Over Denying Rohingya Abuse

UN Human Rights Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee criticized the Myanmar government's treatment of the country's Rohingya minority and said its defensive reaction when presented...

Nobel laureates warn Aung San Suu Kyi over ‘ethnic cleansing’ of...

Letter says Myanmar’s leader and peace prize winner has failed to act as ‘grossly disproportionate’ crackdown on minority Muslim group kills hundreds More than a...

Indonesia seeks Bangladesh support on Rohingya

Foreign Minister Retno LP Marsudi concluded on Tuesday her visit to Bangladesh to seek lasting solutions for the plight of the Muslim Rohingya minority...

Eyewitness: the Rohingya horrors and Aung San Suu Kyi’s whitewash

Ellen Wiles does not work for, consult, own shares in or receive funding from any company or organisation that would benefit from this article,...

Suu Kyi must let help in: Bangkok Post editorial column

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi should accept a call by the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to allow its aid workers access...

BGB sends back six boats carrying Rohingyas on the Naf River

The Border Guards Bangladesh (BGB) has sent back six boats carrying Rohingyas, who were trying to cross in from Myanmanr through the Naf River...

If sent back forcibly, we’ll be killed: Rohingya Muslims on deportation

The Rohingya are denied citizenship in Myanmar and classified as illegal immigrants, despite claiming roots there that go back centuries, with communities marginalized and...

‘Please Call Us Rohingya’, Plea To Myanmar Democracy Icon Suu Kyi

  By Mohd Haikal Mohd Isa BANGKOK, July 3 (Bernama) -- "We are Rohingya, please call us Rohingya," pleaded Hajee Ismail, a Rohingya activist as Myanmar's...

Right Groups Take Aim Again at Myanmar’s Brutal Campaign Against Rohingya...

  Rights groups stepped up their accusations on Wednesday against the Myanmar military’s brutal campaign against Rohingya Muslims in northern Rakhine state as new details...

BHRN calls for immediate release of journalists and their drivers over...

The Burma Human Rights Network calls for the release of photographer and journalist Aung Naing Soe, foreign journalists Lau Hon Meng and Mok Choy...

UN plans to amass evidence on genocide on Rohingyas

United Nations Special Adviser on Genocide Prevention Adama Dieng today said the UN planned to amass evidence of genocide on Rohingyas through a judicial...

Myanmar Holds Officers After Video Purports to Show Police Beating Rohingya

HONG KONG — Myanmar has detained four border police officers after a video surfaced online that appears to show two of them beating unarmed...

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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

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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

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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’...