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dna
UN expert slams Myanmar gov't for worsening rights situationAn independent UN expert has criticised the Myanmar government over the worseni
dna / Posted 5 hours ago
An independent UN expert has criticised the Myanmar government over the worsening security and human rights situation in the country, saying it was disappointing that military regime "tactics" like torture were still being used. UN Special... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Myanmar: Free Wrongfully Detained Kachin Christian LeadersAung, 43, pleaded guilty to a similar charge in the Myitkyina Township Court an
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 7 hours ago
Aung, 43, pleaded guilty to a similar charge in the Myitkyina Township Court and each paid a 30,000 kyat fine (US$22).The Myanmar government led by the National League for Democracy should immediately revise its laws to bring them in line with... Read more
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International Business Times
Video shows golden Buddhist temple collapsing into Myanmar river amid monsoon floods and resettlement, told Reuters. "We are prepared to support the flood-hit area
International Business Times / Posted 18 hours ago
and resettlement, told Reuters. "We are prepared to support the flood-hit areas because flooding happens every year." The Myanmar government had provided food and other assistance to a total of 116,817 displaced people by Monday. Myanmar ranks... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Three H1N1 flu cases suspected at Myanmar hospitalfor a strain of the flu, H1N1 disproportionately affects younger people and inf
Channel NewsAsia / Posted yesterday
for a strain of the flu, H1N1 disproportionately affects younger people and infected many people during summer. A Myanmar government spokesman said three patients were being treated for suspected H1N1 infections in a Yangon hospital, as... Read more
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NZCity
Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims share stories of gang rape and killings by police and soldiers in Rakhine Statetook off my clothes. "They beat me too much and did what they wanted. The mili
NZCity / Posted 6 days ago
took off my clothes. "They beat me too much and did what they wanted. The military did this." She is 18 years old. The Myanmar Government organised a trip for foreign journalists to go to northern Rakhine State, in Myanmar's west. The region... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims share stories of gang rape and killings by police and soldierstook off my clothes. "They beat me too much and did what they wanted. The mili
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
took off my clothes. "They beat me too much and did what they wanted. The military did this." She is 18 years old. The Myanmar Government organised a trip for foreign journalists to go to northern Rakhine State, in Myanmar's west. The region... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Rohingya man accused of Myanmar insurgent ties bailed in Bangladeshthem. Still, their presence is a source of tension between the two countries.
Bdnews24.com / Posted 6 days ago
them. Still, their presence is a source of tension between the two countries. "We've been continuing our dialogue with the Myanmar government, not only for Islam but for all the illegal entrants, as they are a major problem for us," Khan said.... Read more
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EuroNews
Rohingya man accused of Myanmar insurgent ties bailed in Bangladeshthem. Still, their presence is a source of tension between the two countries. “
EuroNews / Posted 6 days ago
them. Still, their presence is a source of tension between the two countries. “We’ve been continuing our dialogue with the Myanmar government, not only for Islam but for all the illegal entrants, as they are a major problem for us,” Khan said.... Read more
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Reuters
Rohingya man accused of Myanmar insurgent ties bailed in Bangladeshthem. Still, their presence is a source of tension between the two countries.
Reuters / Posted 6 days ago
them. Still, their presence is a source of tension between the two countries. "We've been continuing our dialogue with the Myanmar government, not only for Islam but for all the illegal entrants, as they are a major problem for us," Khan said.... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Rohingya man accused of Myanmar insurgent ties bailed in Bangladeshthem. Still, their presence is a source of tension between the two countries.
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 6 days ago
them. Still, their presence is a source of tension between the two countries. "We've been continuing our dialogue with the Myanmar government, not only for Islam but for all the illegal entrants, as they are a major problem for us," Khan said.... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
The unwanted: Rohingya refugees in Bangladeshnot included on the list of 135 recognized national ethnic groups under Myanmar
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 8 days ago
not included on the list of 135 recognized national ethnic groups under Myanmar's 1982 Citizenship Law. The ruling Myanmar government considers them Bengali, but the Bangladesh government doesn't recognize them as such. With no country to... Read more
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KECI Missoula
The unwanted: Rohingya refugees in Bangladeshnot included on the list of 135 recognized national ethnic groups under Myanmar
KECI Missoula / Posted 8 days ago
not included on the list of 135 recognized national ethnic groups under Myanmar's 1982 Citizenship Law. The ruling Myanmar government considers them Bengali, but the Bangladesh government doesn't recognize them as such. With no country to... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
The unwanted: Rohingya refugees in Bangladeshnot included on the list of 135 recognized national ethnic groups under Myanmar
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 8 days ago
not included on the list of 135 recognized national ethnic groups under Myanmar's 1982 Citizenship Law. The ruling Myanmar government considers them Bengali, but the Bangladesh government doesn't recognize them as such. With no country to... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
The unwanted: Rohingya refugees in Bangladeshnot included on the list of 135 recognized national ethnic groups under Myanmar
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 8 days ago
not included on the list of 135 recognized national ethnic groups under Myanmar's 1982 Citizenship Law. The ruling Myanmar government considers them Bengali, but the Bangladesh government doesn't recognize them as such. With no country to... Read more
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KESQ Palm Springs
The unwanted: Rohingya refugees in Bangladeshnot included on the list of 135 recognized national ethnic groups under Myanmar
KESQ Palm Springs / Posted 8 days ago
not included on the list of 135 recognized national ethnic groups under Myanmar's 1982 Citizenship Law. The ruling Myanmar government considers them Bengali, but the Bangladesh government doesn't recognize them as such. With no country to... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Buddhists protest UN human rights envoy in western Myanmara report about her trip or has press conferences and never mentioned any good t
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 12 days ago
a report about her trip or has press conferences and never mentioned any good thing about either Rakhine people or the Myanmar government," said Than Tun, a leader of the Rakhine Buddhist community. "What Rakhine people think about Yanghee Lee... Read more
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New Kerala
Myanmar should provide citizenship to Rohingya Muslims : UNHCR - newkerala news #253390situation of the Muslim minority in Myanmar. The UNHCR chief said that his age
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
situation of the Muslim minority in Myanmar. The UNHCR chief said that his agency will further discuss ways with the Myanmar government in which it can support the process by providing its technical expertise in verifying citizenship. He... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Best solution to Rohingya crisis is repatriation to Myanmar: UNHCRverification of citizenship, he said the return has to be sustainable, which is
Bdnews24.com / Posted 14 days ago
verification of citizenship, he said the return has to be sustainable, which is possible if the recommendations of the Myanmar government-formed commission led by former UN secretary general Kofi Anan is implemented. He urged both Bangladesh... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar warns of 'imminent terrorist attack' in Shan Statearmy in the Lashio region warned of an 'imminent' terrorist attack and carried
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 14 days ago
army in the Lashio region warned of an 'imminent' terrorist attack and carried commentary on regional ethnic armies. (DVB) Myanmar government forces have distributed leaflets in the Shan State city of Lashio, warning residents of an imminent attack... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
108 Myanmar refugees to voluntarily return homeSan Suu Kyi has worked with the Thai government to facilitate the voluntary rep
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 15 days ago
San Suu Kyi has worked with the Thai government to facilitate the voluntary repatriation of Myanmar refugees living along the border. If they agree to go home, the Myanmar government has undertaken to provide them with land they can live on and fa... Read more
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Business Standard India
Countering China's push: Bridging the gaps in Asean trade groupingSEZ at Sittwe, Myanmar. In 2013, India had offered credit of $150 million to es
Business Standard India / Posted 15 days ago
SEZ at Sittwe, Myanmar. In 2013, India had offered credit of $150 million to establish the project in Rakhine state. The Myanmar government offered 1,000 acres. “But there has been no movement beyond that,” he says, though India has completed a... Read more
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Breitbart
7 People Who Got Arrested for Social Media Posts Around the Worldleader Aung San Suu Kyi was wearing clothes of the same color as a military uni
Breitbart / Posted 18 days ago
leader Aung San Suu Kyi was wearing clothes of the same color as a military uniform. Aung San Suu Kyi went on to lead the Myanmar government, while Nay Phone Latt won a seat in Parliament. Suu Kyi said this week that she was considering amendments... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Hunger rife among Rohingya children after Myanmar crackdown - WFPaid agencies to operate in northern Rakhine. "The WFP is conducting many, many
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 days ago
aid agencies to operate in northern Rakhine. "The WFP is conducting many, many projects for the people in that region. The Myanmar government is allowing them to deliver food and other assistance," he said. The government continued to restrict... Read more
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Reuters
Hunger rife among Rohingya children after Myanmar crackdown: WFPaid agencies to operate in northern Rakhine. "The WFP is conducting many, many
Reuters / Posted 19 days ago
aid agencies to operate in northern Rakhine. "The WFP is conducting many, many projects for the people in that region. The Myanmar government is allowing them to deliver food and other assistance," he said. The government continued to restrict... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Labour law hiatus sparks abuse fearsthe exodus of migrant workers who fear prosecution, Foreign Minister Don Pramud
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 20 days ago
the exodus of migrant workers who fear prosecution, Foreign Minister Don Pramudwinai said there has been no reaction by the Myanmar government so far, which is a good thing. Myanmar might understand this is an internal affair which needs to be... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
EU urges Burma to uphold media freedom after arrests of journalistsTHE European Union on Monday called on the Burmese (Myanmar) government to upho
Asian Correspondent / Posted 21 days ago
THE European Union on Monday called on the Burmese (Myanmar) government to uphold media freedom in the country, saying there have been a “worrying” number of arrests and prosecutions of journalists in recent months. The statement by the European... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh, Myanmar understand ‘importance’ of Rohingya repatriationwas an official at the foreign ministry. During the meeting, the National Secu
Bdnews24.com / Posted 21 days ago
was an official at the foreign ministry. During the meeting, the National Security Adviser expressed desire of the Myanmar government to “further” develop bilateral relations with Bangladesh. He expressed the interest of Myanmar to address... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Myanmar: Investigate Torture, Death of Ethnic Ta’angcivil society organizations called on the Government of Myanmar to cooperate wi
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 22 days ago
civil society organizations called on the Government of Myanmar to cooperate with the Fact-Finding Mission.On June 30, the Myanmar government announced that it would not grant visasto the U.N. fact-finding team.“Serious and grave human rights... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Myanmar urged to allow UN probe into abuses against RohingyaMELAKA: The Malay World Islamic World Organisation (DMDI) is calling on the Mya
The Borneo Post / Posted 22 days ago
MELAKA: The Malay World Islamic World Organisation (DMDI) is calling on the Myanmar government to allow the United Nations investigation team to probe into the latest alleged persecution by Myanmar security forces against the country’s ethnic... Read more
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The Star
M’sia may act against MyanmarDr Ahmad Zahid told a press conference at his Hari Raya open house at Sri Satri
The Star / Posted 23 days ago
Dr Ahmad Zahid told a press conference at his Hari Raya open house at Sri Satria here. Recently, the Aung San Suu Kyi-led Myanmar government said it would refuse entry to members of a UN probe focusing on allegations of killings, rape and torture... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar mulls B4.5bn loanCommittee (JCC), made the remark yesterday. He said parliamentary approval on t
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 24 days ago
Committee (JCC), made the remark yesterday. He said parliamentary approval on the matter would be sought soon. "The Myanmar government is eager to immediately develop the Dawei project because it can create benefits for both countries," Than... Read more
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Pilipino Star
Refugee dayhistorians claim that the group represents a mixture of precolonial and colonia
Pilipino Star / Posted 24 days ago
historians claim that the group represents a mixture of precolonial and colonial immigrations. The official stance of the Myanmar government, however, has been that the Rohingyas are mainly illegal immigrants who migrated into Arakan following... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
S44 to be used to delay new labour lawto avoid disruption,” Mr Wissanu said. Five identification centres for Myanmar
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 24 days ago
to avoid disruption,” Mr Wissanu said. Five identification centres for Myanmar people will also be set up. If the Myanmar government agrees, the centre can issue permits, probably online, he added. For workers who entered THailand... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Jica draws up development plan for Tanintharyi, Dawei SEZregion and a development plan for the Dawei special economic zone scheme, accor
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 27 days ago
region and a development plan for the Dawei special economic zone scheme, according to a Jica representative. The Myanmar government has asked the Japanese government for help in drawing up the Tanintharyi region’s development master plan... Read more
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The Hindu
India may ask Myanmar to end ceasefire with NSCN(K)on both sides of the border, to smuggle arms and form the backbone of anti-Indi
The Hindu / Posted 28 days ago
on both sides of the border, to smuggle arms and form the backbone of anti-India activities. We need an assurance that the Myanmar government would destroy these camps. We will provide them with the precise location,” said the official. The... Read more
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The Hindu
Nagaland Minister wants Khaplang faction on boardthe peace talks.” The NSCN-K operates from camps in neighbouring Myanmar and I
The Hindu / Posted 30 days ago
the peace talks.” The NSCN-K operates from camps in neighbouring Myanmar and India has on several occasions asked the Myanmar government to take action against the insurgent groups there. “We understand that the Centre has banned them for... Read more

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