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  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Middle East

Myanmar willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya

Myanmar willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Says its security adviser; migration experts skeptical Star Report Myanmar is willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled to Bangladesh if they volunteer to return, the country’s National Security Adviser Thaung Tun said yesterday. He was speaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue, a [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

Is Myanmar changing its tune?

Is Myanmar changing its tune? A Myanmar official signs a MoU on the repatriation of Rohingyas from Bangladesh with a UN representative in Myanmar, June 6, 2018. PHOTO: Office of Myanmar State Counsellor Ali Riaz Bangladesh’s decision to respond to the ICC’s request regarding the Rohingya situation, particularly about the territorial jurisdiction of ICC, is [...]

  • Aug 29 / 2018
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Asia-Pacific

As New UN Envoy Visits Myanmar, Politicians Warn Against a ‘One-Sided’ Perspective on Rakhine Crisis

As New UN Envoy Visits Myanmar, Politicians Warn Against a ‘One-Sided’ Perspective on Rakhine Crisis 2018-06-12 United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres (R) greets Christine Schraner Burgener, the U.N.’s new special envoy on Myanmar, at U.N. headquarters in New York, May 22, 2018. Photo courtesy of the United Nations As the new United Nations envoy to [...]

  • Jun 26 / 2017
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Middle East

مسلمو الروهينجا.. الأقلية الأكثر اضطهادا في العالم

  مسلمو الروهينجا.. الأقلية الأكثر اضطهادا في العالم 852 words 21 June 2015 Akhbar Al Khaleej.com AKHJ Arabic © 2015, Akhbar Al Khaleej.com, All rights Reserved – Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc.   أصدرت المنظمة الدولية الخليجية لحقوق الإنسان دراسة بعنوان «الروهينجا في ميانمار.. الأقلية الأكثر اضطهادا في العالم»، يسلط فيها الضوء – لأول مرة [...]

  • Feb 26 / 2017
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Asia-Pacific

A people without a country

  INTERNATIONAL A people without a country Haroon Habib 608 words 26 February 2017 The Hindu THINDU English (c) 2017 Kasturi & Sons Ltd   INTERNATIONAL “Why are we punished, we are not involved in any militancy,” says Insan Ali, an elderly man living in the Teknaf refugee camp in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar. He’s one [...]

  • Jan 14 / 2017
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Europe

Rohingya conflict: What constitutes genocide?

  Rohingya conflict: What constitutes genocide? 747 words 13 January 2017 10:02 AM Deutsche Welle DEUEN English (c) 2017. Deutsche Welle.   The Malaysian government and activists accuse Myanmar of committing genocide against Rohingya Muslims. Myanmar, of course, rejects these claims. In a DW interview, historian Boris Barth explains this often misused term. DW: How would you explain [...]

  • Dec 30 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

RI continues support for peace in Rakhine

  RI continues support for peace in Rakhine Ina Parlina Ina Parlina, The Jakarta Post, Jakarta 449 words 30 December 2016 The Jakarta Post JKPOST 7 English (c) 2016 The Jakarta Post   Mail to Myanmar: Officials close containers carrying humanitarian aid to be sent to Rohingya refugees in Myanmar’s Rakhine state at the Tanjung [...]

  • Dec 25 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

残杀儿童强奸妇女 联合国:缅甸欲种族清洗罗兴亚人

国际 残杀儿童强奸妇女 联合国:缅甸欲种族清洗罗兴亚人 Jessica http://bbc.in/2fuDzie  944 words 25 November 2016 明报即时新闻 (简体) MNPACN Chinese – Simplified (c) 2016   联合国难民署官员表示,缅甸对境内信奉伊斯兰教的少数族群罗兴亚人(Rohingya)种族清洗,指缅甸军队杀害罗兴亚人、残杀族内儿童、强奸妇女,并焚烧及抢劫他们的住所。缅甸政府否认指控,指联合国人员不应胡乱作指控,应根据事实发言。 其他报道:  渖阳商场摆安倍鞠躬蜡像 称电路板坏了致无法站立 遭日总领馆投诉后急撤  上月9日,9名缅甸边境警卫被杀,当地有政界人士指,事件与一个罗兴亚武装组织有关,缅军及边境警卫其后开始对罗兴亚人「集体惩罚」,联合国难民署(UNHCR)在孟加拉边境城镇科克斯巴扎尔(Cox’s Bazar)分处的主管麦克基斯克(John McKissick)表示,缅甸保安部队「射杀(罗兴亚族)男人,残杀儿童、强奸妇女、抢劫并焚烧他们的房屋,强逼他们渡河前往孟加拉」。 For full article, click here

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

Losing their religion

Ashin Wirathu Thero sits primly beneath a flashing neon Buddha at his Mandalay monastery, a few dozen saffron-robed novice monks at his feet. Losing their religion The walls of the ­classroom from which he delivers hate-filled lectures are plastered with images of the two most ­dominant Buddhists in this part of the world: Siddhartha Gautama [...]

  • Jun 28 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific

“The World is Outraged”: Legitimacy in the Making of the ASEAN Human Rights Body

Why did ASEAN create a regional human rights body? The 2008 ASEAN Charter includes the “promotion and protection” of human rights among ASEAN’s Principles and Purposes. It also declared that ASEAN would establish a human rights body. This raises an empirical puzzle given the prevailing ASEAN norm of “non-interference in the internal affairs of one [...]

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