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BANGKOK (AP) — A regional conference called to address the swelling tide of boat people in Southeast Asia ended with no major breakthroughs, with Myanmar deflecting blame for fueling the crisis and...
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2015/05/29 18:36
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Cardinal Charles Bo has asked the government of Myanmar to squelch hate speech and do more to help Rohingya refugees, many of whom have fled the country and are trapped at sea as countries refuse them...
2015/05/29 10:44
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — In a story May 28 about Nobel Peace Prize winners calling for an end to persecution of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the appeal...
2015/05/29 08:03
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... nope, nope,” was Australia’s Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s answer to the question whether his country will take in any of the nearly 8,000 Rohingya refugees stranded at sea. Abbott’s logic is...
2015/05/29 08:03
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Activists say that Thailand's strict anti-drug tactics have failed as meth use continues to rise. Photo: Sean Kimmons/IRIN BANGKOK (IRIN) – Despite an aggressive crackdown on drugs, Thailand’s fight...
2015/05/29 03:18
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UN council has first briefing on rights of Rohingya Muslims The meeting focused on Myanmar's Muslim minority and their lack of basic human rights. FILE: The meeting focused on Myanmar's Muslim...
2015/05/29 01:28
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... pmArticle: Richard S. EhrlichBy Richard S. EhrlichBANGKOK, Thailand -- Armed kidnappers in Myanmar seized young girls and other ethnic Rohingyas, brutalizing and imprisoning them on...
2015/05/28 15:28
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While several women’s magazines may be swooning over Hillary Clinton, one editor has put her money where her mouth is. Such magazines as Vogue and Marie Claire have been lavishing praise on the...
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2015/05/28 02:42
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The government has started planning the move to Hatiya Island in the Bay of Bengal in a plan backed by the prime minister, Sheikh Hasina, according to a government official, Amit Kumar Baul. “The...
2015/05/27 17:29
2015/05/27 17:29
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Unprecedented numbers of asylum seekers and migrants unable to find protection close to home or reach safety using legal channels are turning to smugglers and thereby risking, and losing, their lives...
2015/05/27 16:39
2015/05/27 16:39
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Soldiers tortured him and evicted his family from its home. A smuggler sold him into slavery. A broken-down boat ended his chances of escaping to Australia, leaving him stranded at sea before...
2015/05/27 16:17
2015/05/27 16:17
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Thousands of migrants are stranded in the Bay of Begal after being abandoned by their traffickers, with the United Nations declaring a "massive humanitarian crisis". Authorities in Thailand, Malaysia...
2015/05/27 01:02
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Rental properties: Beach cities balancing potential revenue with parties, loud music, disrespectBlue whales - world's largest mammals - make return to Orange CountyLa Habra man gets a pardon after...
2015/05/26 20:45
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... peg myself as a total fanboy, but Mac McClelland is one of my journalism idols. Formerly the human-rights reporter for Mother Jones magazine and now a freelancer, McClelland has covered...
2015/05/26 14:42
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Three more people have been put to death in Saudi Arabia, taking the number of executions carried out in the country this year to 88 – surpassing the total for all of 2014. The interior ministry on...
2015/05/26 10:09
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BUKIT WANG BURMA, Malaysia (AP) - Malaysian authorities have found one corpse as they started digging for bodies at an abandoned jungle camp used by human traffickers on the border with Thailand. The...
2015/05/25 23:37
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Malaysia must show leadership for the Rohingya Nik Nazmi Nik Ahmad is PKR Youth Leader, assemblyman for Seri Setia and Selangor exco for Education, Human Capital Development, Science, Technology &...
2015/05/25 20:29
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Strasbourg, France — Parliament passed three resolutions on Thursday, calling for Zimbabwean human rights activist Itai Dzarana to be found immediately; the release of all political prisoners in...
2015/05/25 17:37
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One explanation has emerged in Burma this week: many of those who made the journey did so against their will – tricked by middlemen, press-ganged by brokers and taken to sea by force. Others...
2015/05/25 08:29
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Commercialization of the conflict has stalled progress in the ongoing military offensive against the al-Shabaab in Somalia, a Washington DC-based security expert has said. Dr Vanda Felbab-Brown, a...
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