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UN rights expert urges restraint in security operation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in Myanmar Yanghee Lee. UN Photo/Jean-Marc Ferré 11 August 2017 – A United Nations human rights expert has expressed alarm over reports that an army battalion has flown into Rakhine state in western Myanmar to help local authorities boost security in the region. “This development, which reportedly took […]

UN rights expert urges restraint in security operation in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

By Al Jazeera August 10, 2017 Denied citizenship, forced from their homes, and subjected to cruelty; we investigate the plight of Myanmar’s Rohingya. Filmmakers: Salam Hindawi, Ali Kishk, Harri Grace Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, has a population of around 51 million people. The Burman ethnic group constitutes around two-thirds of this figure and controls […]


The European Rohingya Council (ERC) unequivocally rejects the findings of “Maungdaw Investigation Commission” on the well-documented human rights abuses committed during Myanmar’s armed forces “clearance operations” against Rohingya civilians in northern Maungdaw Township, Rakhine State. “There is no possibility of crimes against humanity, no evidence of ethnic cleansing [of Rohingya],” claimed Myint Swe as he […]

SAUDI ARABIA Abusive Saudi Prince arrested by order of King Salman

— THURSDAY 20 JULY 2017 arrested a member of the Saudi royal family JEDDAH: Riyadh Police have arrested a member of the Saudi royal family who abused citizens verbally and physically in a widely spread video that went viral over the past few days. The arrest came at the orders of Saudi King Salman who issued […]

Army general among scores convicted of human trafficking

Manas was singled out because of his rank and position as a senior officer of the Internal Security Operations Command (Isoc) in the South. His offences involved trafficking and taking bribes in cases involving migrants from Myanmar and Bangladesh that have been likened to a modern-day slave trade. (Video YouTube/BBC News Lt Gen Manas Kongpaen arrives […]

႐ိုဟင္ဂ်ာမ်ား အေပၚက်ဴးလြန္ ထားေသာာ ရာဇဝတ္မႈမ်ား စံုစမ္းစစ္ေဆးမႈကို ခြင့္ျပဳရန္ ျမန္မာကို အေမရိကန္ တိုက္တြန္း

“ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ အာရ္ကန္ေဒသမွ ႐ိုဟင္ဂ်ာမူစလင္မ်ားအား လံုျခံဳေရးတပ္ဖြဲ႕ဝင္မ်ားမွ သတ္ျဖတ္ျခင္း၊ မုဒိန္းက်င့္ျခင္း နင့္ ၫွဥ္းပန္းႏွိပ္စက္ျခင္းမ်ားကို စံုစမ္းစစ္ေဆးႏိုင္ရန္ အတြက္ ကုလသမဂၢ အခ်က္အလက္ရွာေဖြေရးအဖြဲ႕ကို ဝင္ခြင့္ျပဳရန္ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံအား အေမရိကန္က တနလၤာေန႔ တြင္ ေတာင္းဆိုလိုက္သည္။” “ဤအခ်က္အလက္ရွာေဖြေရးအဖြဲ႕ သူ႔အလုပ္ သူလုပ္ႏိုင္ ရန္ ဗမာအစိုးရက ဝင္ခြင့္ျပဳရန္ အေရးႀကီးတယ္။ ဗမာျပည္တြင္ ျဖစ္ပ်က္ေနသည္မ်ားကို ႏိုင္ငံတစ္ကာ အသိုင္း အဝိုင္းက သတိမမူ၍ မရေတာ့ဘူး။ အခ်က္အလက္ရွာေဖြေရးအဖြဲ႕ႏွင့္ အျပည့္အဝပူးေပါင္း ေဆာင္ရြက္ရန္ ကၽြန္မတို႔အားလံုး အတူတကြရပ္တည္ၿပီး ျမန္မာအစိုးရကို ေတာင္းဆိုရမည္” ဟု ကုလသမဂၢ ဆိုင္ရာ အေမရိကန္ သံအမတ္ Nikki Haley က ေျပာၾကားလိုက္သည္။ Mon Jul 10, 2017 U.S. urges Myanmar […]

UNHCR Chief Urges Myanmar to Grant Rohingya Citizenship

July 7, 2017, at 9:18 a.m. UNHCR High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi gestures during a news conference at a hotel in Bangkok, Thailand, July 7, 2017g By Donna Airoldi BANGKOK (Reuters) – The head of the U.N. refugee agency urged Myanmar on Friday to grant citizenship to the Rohingya, a stateless Muslim minority in […]