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Rohingya History, History of Arakan, History of Burma

The history of the persecution of Myanmar’s Rohingya

  Some 420,000 Rohingya Muslims, a religious and ethnic minority community in Myanmar, have fled to neighboring Bangladesh since August this year. The United Nations has...

Rohingya: the descendants of ancient Arakan

Thousands of Rohingya refugees have fled to Bangladesh to escape genocide. Hundreds have died on the journey, and thousands did not even get the...

7 Things You Should Know About the Crisis in Burma

P. Adem Carroll is a New York Irish Muslim working on human rights and other civil society issues. Currently Adem directs New York programs...

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Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

A Malaysian inquiry into the 2015 discovery of suspected human-trafficking camps and graves in the jungle heard Thursday police found one of the sites...
Illegal Migration: 495 foreigners in country’s jail

Illegal Migration: 495 foreigners in country’s jail

Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khan yesterday said 495 people have so far been arrested for illegal migration from neighbouring countries. Of them, 57 have been convicted,...
Myanmar: Full Scale Civil War In Rakhine State – Analysis

Autonomy must come before peace, Arakan Army leader says

The Arakan Army is giving more weight to its struggle for self-determination rather than achieving peace in strife-torn Rakhine State, a senior leader of...
They have nothing against Chinese projects in Rakhine: AA

They have nothing against Chinese projects in Rakhine: AA

The Arakan Army (AA) has no reason against Chinese projects in Rakhine State, said its chief Tun Myat Naing during a press conference held...
Myanmar army pauses operations in north in rare conciliatory action Myanmar military troops and tanks move in formation along the shore during the second day of 'Sin Phyu Shin' joint military exercises in Ayeyarwaddy delta region, on February 3, 2018 AFP

Rakhine rebels: ‘No peace by prayer’ in battle with Myanmar army

The increasingly bloody battle in western Rakhine state is between the Myanmar military and the Arakan Army (AA), which claims to be fighting for...