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  • 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 [...]

  • Jan 20 / 2016
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Asia-Pacific, Middle East

Losing Their Religion

LOSING THEIR RELIGION Amanda Hodge AMANDA HODGE 3337 words 5 December 2015 The Australian Magazine AUSMAG 1 24 English © 2015 News Limited. All rights reserved.   It’s known as a peaceful faith. But in Buddhist countries across Asia, radical monks are inciting a rising tide of Islamaphobia A shin Wirathu Thero sits primly beneath [...]

  • Jan 10 / 2016
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Middle East

إلى متى تستمر الإبادة الجماعية ضد المسلمين في ميانمار؟ عشرون منظمة إسلامية تتقدم بشكوى ضد رئيس ميانمار في نيويورك

إلى متى تستمر الإبادة الجماعية ضد المسلمين في ميانمار؟ عشرون منظمة إسلامية تتقدم بشكوى ضد رئيس ميانمار في نيويورك 1203 words 4 December 2015 Akhbar Al Khaleej.com AKHJ Arabic © 2015, Akhbar Al Khaleej.com, All rights Reserved – Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. بعد بروز الكثير من التقارير الحقوقية التي تؤكد تعرض الاقليات المسلمة في [...]

  • Jan 06 / 2016
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Middle East, Uncategorized

Practical Ways Exist to Reinforce the Responsibility to Protect

  Commentary Practical ways exist to reinforce the Responsibility to Protect; Practical ways exist to reinforce the R2P Sarah Brockmeier And Philipp Rotmann 978 words 13 October 2015 Daily Star DSTAR English (c) 2015 THE DAILY STAR, BEIRUT, LEBANON.   Beirut — Ten years ago, world leaders agreed that the international community had a “responsibility to [...]

  • Nov 04 / 2015
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Asia-Pacific

Thousands rally in Myanmar as attacked candidate leaves hospital

  UPDATE 1-Thousands rally in Myanmar as attacked candidate leaves hospital 432 words 4 November 2015 01:32 PM Reuters News LBA English Copyright 2015 Thomson Reuters. All Rights Reserved.   (Adds U.N. advisers’ statement, paragraphs 10-12) By Jutarat Skulpichetrat YANGON, Nov 4 (Reuters) – A Myanmar opposition lawmaker whose attack had raised fears of instability [...]

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