The USDP discussion on state security and rule of law in Rangoon.

USDP and Allies Call on Security Council to Intervene

RANGOON — Burma’s main opposition party and its allies called on the National Defense and Security Council (NDSC) to intervene in security and rule of law issues that face the country. The issues highlighted ranged...
Rohingya fishermen sell fish caught from makeshift rafts made from recycled plastic containers in Maungdaw, western Rakhine state, Myanmar

Banned from boats in Myanmar, Rohingya fish on rafts of junk

Every day before sunrise, dozens of fishermen, shivering against the cold, shove out onto the Bay of Bengal on makeshift rafts made out of plastic jugs, bamboo and twine, just steps away from the...
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Myanmar asks for ‘time and space’ to solve Rohingya Muslim crisis

Myanmar’s deputy defence chief on Monday urged the world to give his government “time and space” to solve a crisis involving the Rohingya Muslim minority amid concerns jihadists could exploit the situation. Rear Admiral Myint Nwe...
The prime minister of Muslim-majority Malaysia has been a vocal critic of Myanmar's government since the country's army launched a harsh crackdown on the Muslim community in the state of Rakhine

Myanmar rebuffs Malaysia for organizing OIC meeting on Rohingya

Myanmar rebuffed Malaysia on Saturday for organizing a meeting of Muslim governments to put pressure on Myanamar over the plight of Rohingya Muslims following a military crackdown that sent at least 66,000 people fleeing...
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Boris Johnson meets de facto leader of Burma Aung San Suu Kyi in Naypyidaw

Boris Johnson held talks with Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi today amid concerns about allegations of human rights abuses in the country. The Foreign Secretary said 'many challenges remain' in Burma and the country's...
Hardline Buddhist nationalists stopped a Muslim religious ceremony in Yangon on Sunday, witnesses and organisers said, as Islamophobic tensions boil over amid a bloody military campaign against Rohingya in northern Rakhine state

Buddhist hardliners stop Myanmar Muslim ceremony

YANGON: Hardline Buddhist nationalists stopped a Muslim religious ceremony in Yangon on Sunday, witnesses and organisers said, as Islamophobic tensions boil over amid a bloody military campaign against Rohingya in northern Rakhine state. Dozens of...
Bangladesh wants neighbor to repatriate thousands of Rohingya, but Myanmar says many are 'Bengali' and not its citizens

Myanmar to talk Rohingya repatriation with Bangladesh

Myanmar is preparing to send a diplomatic team to Bangladesh to discuss the growing political headache of what to do with the thousands of its nationals Dhaka claims have fled across the border to...
Htein Lin said insurgents pretended to be local villagers so they could conduct surprise strikes on security forces that moved into Maungdaw

No Peace in Myanmar’s Maungdaw Until Stolen Weapons Are Recovered: Rakhine Minister

The situation in Myanmar’s volatile Maungdaw township will be peaceful only after all weapons stolen from border guard posts during deadly attacks in early October have been recovered, a Rakhine state government official said...

Burmese government is ‘renewing attacks on Rohingya Muslims,’ rights group claims

The Burmese government denies being responsible for a spate of arson attacks on homes, instead suggesting the Rohingya set the fires themselves Burma's military has unleashed a wave of violence against the country's minority Rohingya...
European Commission officials visit camps for internally displaced Rohingyas in Burma. Credit: Evangelos Petratos EU/ECHO, Pauktaw via Flickr (CC BY-NC-ND 2.0).

Muslims and Christians in Burma still face persecution, US officials warn

Washington D.C., Dec 14, 2016 / 04:50 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Rohingya Muslims in Burma, as well as Christians, face continued persecution, destruction of homes and places of worship, and threats to their lives, human...
Some 21,000 Rohingya have fled across the border into Bangladesh with harrowing stories

Burmese Troops Are ‘Squarely Responsible’ for Torching Rohingya Muslim Villages: Rights Group

Some 21,000 Rohingya have fled across the border into Bangladesh with harrowing stories The Burmese army has burned down more than 1,500 homes and other buildings in a systematic pattern of destruction targeting the country’s...
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Don’t interfere, Myanmar tells Putrajaya ahead of Rohingya solidarity rally

Myanmar has warned Malaysia not to interfere in its affairs after Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak reportedly will participate in a solidarity rally with the Rohingya community in Kuala Lumpur. According to the Myanmar Times,...

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Rohingya refugee children take a ride on the back of a truck loaded with drinks during a monsoon rainfall at Kutupalong refugee camp in Ukhia on July 23, 2019. MUNIR UZ ZAMIN/AFP/GETTY IMAGES

Myanmar Wants to Track Rohingya, Not Help Them

The U.N. is wrong to support national ID cards that could backfire on the persecuted minority. Papers matter for refugees. They get you across borders,...
Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh seeks Thai role as Asean chair

Foreign Minister of Bangladesh Dr AK Abdul Momen shakes hand with Thai Minister of Foreign Affairs Don Pramudwinai in Bangkok on Thursday, August 1,...
Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Integration of humanitarian efforts into longer-term development essential for Cox’s Bazar

Nearly two years after the start of the massive Rohingya influx, United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), in association with the Policy Research Institute of...
People look at an unexploded rocket in Mrauk U Township in Rakhine State in March 2019. (AFP)

Myanmar NGO worker shot in restive Rakhine State

  YANGON — A Plan International aid worker was shot by Myanmar security forces in Rakhine State, the army said Tuesday, the first time an...
A Myanmar delegation held repatriation talks during the weekend with Rohingya leaders in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar region.

Rohingya want recognition, citizenship, security before returning to Myanmar

  Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh refuse to return to Myanmar unless they are recognised as an ethnic group with citizenship in their home country, leaders...