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Only One Person Can Stop Ethnic Cleansing In Myanmar, And It Isn’t Aung San Suu Kyi Min Aung Hlaing should be treated as a pariah by now. Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters General Min Aung Hlaing in Yangon, Myanmar. July 19, 2016. 09/13/2017  LONDON — If you haven’t been paying much attention to events in […]

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The Rohingya Genocide and Ambivalent Bangladesh by Taj Hashmi “Ambivalence” is a state of having simultaneous conflicting beliefs and opinions towards people, objects, events, and concepts. It is the most appropriate expression to portray the state of Bangladeshi indecisiveness toward the ongoing genocide of Rohingyas in Arakan. Both the people and their government in Bangladesh […]

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This photo taken on September 5, 2017 shows Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar arriving at a new camp in Unchiprang near the Bangladeshi border town of Teknaf. — AFP photo The United Nations Security Council on early Thursday (Bangladesh time) called for immediate steps to end the violence and ensure the protection of civilians in the Rakhine […]

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Rohingya crisis: Humanitarian situation catastrophic, UN says Image copyright EPA Image caption The number of Rohingya arriving in Bangladesh has tripled since a week ago Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar are facing a catastrophic humanitarian situation, according to the UN secretary general. Antonio Guterres said alleged attacks by security forces on Rohingya villagers were completely unacceptable. […]

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Religion is not the only reason Rohingyas are being forced out of Myanmar Minorities in Myanmar, including the Rohingya, are resilient in the face of persecution. Giuseppe Forino, Author provided Giuseppe Forino, University of Newcastle; Jason von Meding, University of Newcastle, and Thomas Johnson, University of Newcastle Recent weeks have seen an escalation of violence […]

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Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi talks during a news conference with India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Naypyitaw. Reuters file photo  Myanmar’s national leader Aung San Suu Kyi, facing outrage over ethnic violence that has forced about 370,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh, will not attend the upcoming UN General Assembly session […]

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Rohingya genocide: the world can’t help until Myanmar changes its ways Ashraful Azad, University of Chittagong After two weeks of extreme violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, where at least 400 people have been killed and 270,000 Rohingyas have fled their homes, the country’s de facto leader, Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, finally spoke up […]

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Rohingya crisis: UN sees ‘ethnic cleansing’ in Myanmar 11 September 2017 From the section Asia Asia migrant crisis Media playback is unsupported on your device Aid agencies say Rohingya refugees from Myanmar are in desperate need of aid The security operation targeting Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar “seems a textbook example of ethnic cleansing”, the UN […]

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Rohingya Muslim crisis: 400,000 sign petition to strip Aung Sang Suu Kyi of Nobel Prize ‘The de facto ruler has done nothing to stop this crime against humanity,’ says campaigner Harriet Agerholm @HarrietAgerholm Monday 11 September 2017 02:55 BST The Independent Online The leader of Burma’s National League for a Democracy was given the prestigious award […]

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The Hindu Suhasini Haider, Delhi 11 September, 2017 Delhi broke silence on Rohingya issue India’s shift in position on the Myanmar issue on Saturday, where it expressed concerns about the outflow of Rohingya refugees for the first time in recent months, was prompted by a series of requests from the Bangladesh government “at the highest […]

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Why al-Qaida is still strong 16 years after 9/11 Manhattan on Sept. 11, 2001. AP Photo/Daniel Hulshizer Tricia Bacon, American University Sixteen years ago, on September 11, 2001, al-Qaida conducted the most destructive terrorist attack in history. An unprecedented onslaught from the U.S. followed. One-third of al-Qaida’s leadership was killed or captured in the following […]

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