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Hundreds of Rohingya refugees shout slogans as they protest against their repatriation at the Unchiprang camp in Teknaf, Bangladesh November 15, 2018 Reuters This is the first communication after the repatriation attempt failed on Nov 15 Following the November 15 failed attempt to begin the Rohingya repatriation process, Bangladesh has communicated with Myanmar to reiterate […]

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Myanmar`s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks at the Asia-Pacific Summit 2018 in Kathmandu on 1 December, 2018. Photo: AFP Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is facing international criticism over her country’s crackdown on Rohingya Muslims, called Saturday for “a culture of peace” to end conflict between communities.The Nobel Peace prize […]

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Paris city will strip Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary freedom of the French capital over her failure to speak out against a crackdown on Myanmar’s Rohingya minority, a mayor’s spokeswoman said Friday. Mayor Anne Hidalgo decided to revoke the honour because of the ‘multiple violations of human rights recorded in Myanmar and the […]

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Sheikh Hasina: A Portrait of Power BenarNews staff Washington 2018-11-29 Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina arrives at Buckingham Palace in London, April 19, 2018. AP As Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina aims to secure a fourth term in upcoming general elections, cinemas across Bangladesh are running a soft-touch biopic of her life, depicting her rise from […]

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India’s Dangerous New Curriculum Alex Traub  December 6, 2018 Issue Ian Berry/Magnum Photos Schoolgirls in Udaipur, Rajasthan, 1999 From the sixteenth to the eighteenth century, the Mughal Empire did much to create modern-day India. It consolidated the country into a sovereign political unit, established a secular tradition in law and administration, and built monuments such […]

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China’s Most Popular App Is Full of Hate; WeChat groups have become a major vector for anti-Muslim conspiracy theories By Frankie Huang November 27, 2018, 10:05 AM A Trump supporter holds up a sign during an anti-sharia law rally organized by ACT for America on June 10 2017 in New York. (KENA BETANCUR/AFP/Getty Images) The […]

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In historic move, Sen. Rand Paul places hold on $38 billion to Israel November 23, 2018 $38 billion, aid to Israel, AIPAC, rand paul Rand Paul, U.S. Senator from Kentucky. Anyone who wishes Senator Paul to continue his historic action to block aid to Israel should email him and/or phone him: 202-224-4343. In a historic move, […]

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US complicity in the Saudi-led genocide in Yemen spans Obama, Trump administrations Source: Youtube 26 November 2018 Jeff Bachman, American University School of International Service A Saudi-led coalition of states has been aggressively bombing Yemen and imposing an air and naval blockade of its ports for more than three years, leading U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres […]

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Myanmar’s Buddhist monks march along a street during a demonstration against the planned repatriation of Rohingyas from Bangladesh, in the Rakhine state capital Sittwe on Sunday. — AFP photo Protesters in Myanmar’s troubled Rakhine state demonstrated Sunday against the planned repatriation of Rohingya Muslims from Bangladesh, referring to them as ‘runaway refugees’. About 100 people […]

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International support is vital for countries like Bangladesh to make the shift to inclusive education ensuring education for Rohingyas living in Bangladesh, said a new global report today. Bangladesh, the report published by UNESCO says, is one of only two countries in the list of top 10 host countries not to provide inclusive education to […]

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The UN has called for calm after several Rohingya Muslims were shot and wounded in a Rakhine state camp, in a raid linked to the failed escape of more than 100 of the stateless minority from the grim settlements. Some 120,000 Rohingya have languished in displacement camps near Rakhine’s capital, Sittwe, since riots in 2012. […]

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Rohingya Muslims. — AFP file photo A boatload of more than 100 Rohingya Muslims who fled a camp in Myanmar were found off the country’s south coast Friday after spending 15 days at sea in a failed attempt to reach Malaysia. The group of 106 people was discovered floating in a wooden boat on the […]

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