An Open Letter to Aung San Suu Kyi

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Rohingya News @ Int’l Media

A wanted poster featuring four Rohingya Solidary Organisation (RSO) suspects is displayed on a check point secured by policemen and soldiers in outskirts of Naypyitaw November 10, 2014. Credit: REUTERS/Damir SagoljBy Andrew R.C. MarshallReutersDecember 1, 2014Maungdaw, Myanmar — The fence stretche…

Myanmar News

By AFPDecember 3, 2014YANGON: Myanmar’s president has approved a set of controversial draft religious laws inspired by radical Buddhist monks and sent them to parliament, officials said Wednesday, prompting rights groups to voice alarm over the divisive nature of the proposals.The draft legislation…

Video News

By Press TVDecember 2, 2014Thousands of Myanmar’s displaced Rohingya Muslims, who are camping across several states in India, are grappling with a dire situation there, Press TV reports. We have crossed borders to “reach India to save our lives. Thank God, we have life. But, we are facing acut…

Article @ RB

Harun YahyaRB ArticleNovember 29, 2014Recently ten thousand Rohingya people, a stateless and plagued ethic minority, fleeing from Myanmar on illegal boats en route to Thailand did not reach their destination. At the same time about four thousand Bangladeshi and Rohingya people heading for Malaysia …

Article @ Int’l Media

Ashin Gambira (Photo by Veronica Pedrosa)By Richard PotterVICENovember 17, 2014In 2007 the world watched as masses gathered amid suddenly inflated fuel prices in Myanmar (formerly Burma) to protest against the ruling military dictatorship. The protestors were joined by thousands of Buddhist monks, …

Analysis @ RB

Aman UllahRB AnalysisOctober 9, 2014On Burma attaining independence on 4th January 1948, it ceased to be a part of the British Commonwealth which it left of its own choice. However, at that time the inhabitants of the country consisted of persons of indigenous, mixed and foreign stock. Citizenship …

Analysis @ Int’l Media

By Zin LinnAsian TribuneDecember 1, 2014The people of Burma have been wishing for a peaceful and flourishing country since the 1948 independence achievement. But unfortunately, the nation’s independence hero General Aung San was assassinated a year ahead of independence. As a result, civil wars thr…

Opinion @ RB

By Dr Maung ZarniNovember 29, 2014There was inter-ethnic solidarity for the Rohingya/Muslims of Arakan dating back to 17 May 1978, the year of the first state-sponsored campaign of terror and destruction against the Rohingyas.”We, the Representatives of the peoples of Kachin, Karen, Palaung, Lahu, …

Opinion @ Int’l Media

President Obama shook hands with Myanmar’s President U Thein Sein. (Photo: Getty Image)By Alan BergerBoston GlobeNovember 21, 2014In the silences as well as the speeches made during President Obama’s recent visit to Myanmar, attentive observers could glimpse a dramatic illustration of the tension b…

History @ RB

By U Kyaw MinRB HistoryNovember 24, 2014Identity Classification of Rohingya | Chapter 5In the course of centuries, living in a separate region with different political, economic and cultural environment this Muslim community in Arakan grew up as a distinctive entity. The figure of their p…

Rohingya History by Scholars

By Dr. Habib Siddiqui Asian TribuneOctober 23, 2011Part 5: The Demography ControversyAccording to the Encyclopaedia Britannica, the population in Arakan grew to 173,000 in 1831, 248,000 in 1839, 461,136 in 1871 and 762,102 in 1901. For the total population in Arakan to grow to those numbers …

Report @ RB

(Photo: Soe Zeya Tun, Reuters)RB News October 5, 2013 Thandwe, Arakan – Rakhinese mob in Thandwe started attacking Kaman Muslims on September 28, 2013. As a result, 5 Kaman Muslims were mercilessly killed and 1 was died in heart attack while escaping the attack. 781 Kaman Muslims became h…

Report by Media/Org

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASENovember 6, 2014 | USCIRFWASHINGTON, DC – On the eve of President Obama’s November 12-14 trip to Burma, the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) today released a new report, “Burma: Religious Freedom and Related Human Rights Violations are Hindering Broad…

Petition

By United to End Genocide October 1, 2014The Rohingya Muslim ethnic minority in Burma have been called “the most oppressed people on Earth”. They continue to suffer vicious attacks and systematic abuse by Burma’s government. Fleeing violence, over 140,000 Rohingya live in what many describe as “co…

Campaign

By World Organisation Against TortureOctober 2, 2014The Observatory for the Protection of Human Rights Defenders, a joint programme of the International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) and the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT), requests your urgent intervention in the following situation…

Editorial by Int’l Media

Muslim Rohingya women walk inside the Bawdupha Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camp located on the outskirts of Sittwe, capital of Myanmar’s western Rakhine state on October 30, 2012. (Photo: AFP)By Editorial Bangkok PostNovember 18, 2014US President Barack Obama had a frustrating seco…

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