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DW
Myanmar's Suu Kyi launches Rohingya abuse panel |former UN chief said he was "pleased to support national efforts to support pea
Myanmar's Suu Kyi launches Rohingya abuse panel |
DW / Posted 11 hours ago
former UN chief said he was "pleased to support national efforts to support peace, reconciliation and development in Rakhine." His foundation would help in providing leadership to mobilize "political will to overcome threats to peace,... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Myanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya Muslimsset up an advisory panel headed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to
Myanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya Muslims
Brandon Sun / Posted 11 hours ago
set up an advisory panel headed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to find "lasting solutions" to the conflict in Rakhine state, where human rights groups have documented widespread abuses against the minority Rohingya Muslims. A... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
Burma: Former UN Sec Gen Kofi Annan to help govt resolve Rohingya issuetasked with heading an advisory panel set up by Burma’s (Myanmar) government to
Burma: Former UN Sec Gen Kofi Annan to help govt resolve Rohingya issue
Asian Correspondent / Posted 13 hours ago
tasked with heading an advisory panel set up by Burma’s (Myanmar) government to find “lasting solutions” to the conflict in Rakhine state. A statement by the office of de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Tuesday said an agreement will be signed... Read more
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International Business Times
UN chief Kofi Annan to head Myanmar commission for minority Rohingya MuslimsUN chief Kofi Annan to lead a national commission tasked with stopping human ri
UN chief Kofi Annan to head Myanmar commission for minority Rohingya Muslims
International Business Times / Posted 14 hours ago
UN chief Kofi Annan to lead a national commission tasked with stopping human rights abuses of minority Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine State. The government made the announcement on Wednesday (24 August). The commission would comprise of nine... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar's Suu Kyi picks ex-UN head Annan to lead Rakhine State teamAung San Suu Kyi picked former U.N. chief Kofi Annan on Wednesday to lead a com
Myanmar's Suu Kyi picks ex-UN head Annan to lead Rakhine State team
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 14 hours ago
Aung San Suu Kyi picked former U.N. chief Kofi Annan on Wednesday to lead a commission to stop human rights abuses in Rakhine State, where violence between Buddhists and minority Rohingya Muslims has cast a pall over democratic reforms. More... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar's Suu Kyi picks former UN head Annan to lead Rakhine State bodyAung San Suu Kyi picked former U.N. chief Kofi Annan on Wednesday to lead a com
Myanmar's Suu Kyi picks former UN head Annan to lead Rakhine State body
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 15 hours ago
Aung San Suu Kyi picked former U.N. chief Kofi Annan on Wednesday to lead a commission to stop human rights abuses in Rakhine State, where violence between Buddhists and minority Rohingya Muslims has cast a pall over democra... Read more
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The Manila Times
Former UN chief to advise Myanmar on troubled Rakhine state – gov’tYANGON: Former UN chief Kofi Annan will advise Myanmar’s new government on reso
Former UN chief to advise Myanmar on troubled Rakhine state – gov’t
The Manila Times / Posted 16 hours ago
YANGON: Former UN chief Kofi Annan will advise Myanmar’s new government on resolving conflicts in Rakhine, a region divided on religious grounds and home to the stateless Muslim Rohingya, it was announced Wednesday. The western state is deeply... Read more
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17h
The Hindu
Myanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya Muslimsset up an advisory panel headed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to
Myanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya Muslims
The Hindu / Posted 17 hours ago
set up an advisory panel headed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to find “lasting solutions” to the conflict in Rakhine state, where human rights groups have documented widespread abuses against the minority Rohingya Muslims. A... Read more
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Rappler
Former UN chief to advise Myanmar on troubled Rakhine state – gov'tKienzle/AFP YANGON, Myanmar – Former UN chief Kofi Annan will advise Myanmar's
Former UN chief to advise Myanmar on troubled Rakhine state – gov't
Rappler / Posted 17 hours ago
Kienzle/AFP YANGON, Myanmar – Former UN chief Kofi Annan will advise Myanmar's new government on resolving conflicts in Rakhine, a region divided on religious grounds and home to the stateless Muslim Rohingya, it was announced Wednesday, August... Read more
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FOX News
Myanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya Muslimsset up an advisory panel headed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to
Myanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya Muslims
FOX News / Posted 17 hours ago
set up an advisory panel headed by former U.N. Secretary General Kofi Annan to find "lasting solutions" to the conflict in Rakhine state, where human rights groups have documented widespread abuses against the minority Rohingya Muslims. A... Read more
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dna
Myanmar: Aung Suu Kyi picks former UN chief Kofi Annan to lead Rakhine State bodyAung San Suu Kyi picked former UN chief Kofi Annan on Wednesday to lead a commi
Myanmar: Aung Suu Kyi picks former UN chief Kofi Annan to lead Rakhine State body
dna / Posted 17 hours ago
Aung San Suu Kyi picked former UN chief Kofi Annan on Wednesday to lead a commission to stop human rights abuses in Rakhine State, where violence between Buddhists and minority Rohingya Muslims has cast a pall over democratic reforms. More... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Myanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya MuslimsService at Westminster Abbey in London on March 14, 2016. His foundation has be
Myanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya Muslims
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 17 hours ago
Service at Westminster Abbey in London on March 14, 2016. His foundation has been named to solve the conflict in Rakhine state, Myanmar. (Reuters photo) YANGON - Myanmar's government has set up an advisory panel headed by former UN... Read more
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17h
San Antonio Express-News
Myanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya MuslimsRohingya Muslims have lived in the northwestern state of Rakhine for generation
Myanmar names Kofi Annan to head panel on Rohingya Muslims
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 17 hours ago
Rohingya Muslims have lived in the northwestern state of Rakhine for generations but are denied citizenship because they are considered outsiders. More than 100 people, mostly Rohingya, were killed in clashes with members of Myanmar's Buddhist... Read more
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18h
New Kerala
Myanmar to set up advisory commission on Rakhines - newkerala.com #109163Nay Payi Daw, Aug 24 : The Myanmar government will establish an advisory commis
Myanmar to set up advisory commission on Rakhines - newkerala.com #109163
New Kerala / Posted 18 hours ago
Nay Payi Daw, Aug 24 : The Myanmar government will establish an advisory commission on the Rakhine state to resolve the protracted regional issue, an official statement said said on Wednesday. The ministry will sign a MoU with former UN Secretary... Read more
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18h
Reuters
Myanmar's Suu Kyi picks former U.N. head Annan to lead Rakhine State bodyAung San Suu Kyi picked former U.N. chief Kofi Annan on Wednesday to lead a com
Myanmar's Suu Kyi picks former U.N. head Annan to lead Rakhine State body
Reuters / Posted 18 hours ago
Aung San Suu Kyi picked former U.N. chief Kofi Annan on Wednesday to lead a commission to stop human rights abuses in Rakhine State, where violence between Buddhists and minority Rohingya Muslims has cast a pall over democratic reforms. More... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar's Suu Kyi picks former UN head Annan to lead Rakhine State bodyAung San Suu Kyi picked former U.N. chief Kofi Annan on Wednesday to lead a com
Myanmar's Suu Kyi picks former UN head Annan to lead Rakhine State body
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 19 hours ago
Aung San Suu Kyi picked former U.N. chief Kofi Annan on Wednesday to lead a commission to stop human rights abuses in Rakhine State, where violence between Buddhists and minority Rohingya Muslims has cast a pall over democratic reforms. More... Read more
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The Hill
There is no democracy in Burma without rights for the RohingyaBurmese Muslims, particularly the Rohingya. This was exemplified in 2012 when
There is no democracy in Burma without rights for the Rohingya
The Hill / Posted 2 days ago
Burmese Muslims, particularly the Rohingya. This was exemplified in 2012 when an outbreak of sectarian conflict between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims resulted in 150 dead and 140,000 displaced. In the following years, sporadic... Read more
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Maple Creek Times
Anderson travelling to Myanmar to address freedom of religion › Maple Creek Newsregional migrant crisis was caused in 2012 when tens of thousands Rohingya fled
Anderson travelling to Myanmar to address freedom of religion › Maple Creek News
Maple Creek Times / Posted 6 days ago
regional migrant crisis was caused in 2012 when tens of thousands Rohingya fled the country after violent conflicts between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims. According to the report, close to 150,000 predominantly Rohingya remain ghettoized... Read more
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New Kerala
Six killed in Mynamar flooding - newkerala.com #103936areas hit by flooding, Xinhua news agency reported. Meanwhile, Myanmar's weste
Six killed in Mynamar flooding - newkerala.com #103936
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
areas hit by flooding, Xinhua news agency reported. Meanwhile, Myanmar's western and northwestern states of Chin and Rakhine have been alerted for possible flash flood and landslide as depression is forming over the northwest Bay of Bengal,... Read more
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Bdnews24.com
Bangladesh pitches for voluntary repatriation of Myanmar’s Rohingya refugeesto find a durable solution to the refugee issue. Bangladesh gives shelter to t
Bangladesh pitches for voluntary repatriation of Myanmar’s Rohingya refugees
Bdnews24.com / Posted 21 days ago
to find a durable solution to the refugee issue. Bangladesh gives shelter to thousands of Myanmar Muslim minority Rohingya people who have fled sectarian violence in the Rakhine State. However, Myanmar authorities are denying them cit... Read more
22d
The Economic Times
India planning to set up SEZ in Myanmar's SittweIndia in Sittwe a great game is unfolding in the region. Sittwe Port is a deep
India planning to set up SEZ in Myanmar's Sittwe
The Economic Times / Posted 22 days ago
India in Sittwe a great game is unfolding in the region. Sittwe Port is a deepwater port on the Bay of Bengal in Myanmar's Rakhine state. Situated at the mouth of the Kaladan river, the port estimated at $ 120 million has been financed by India as... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
Faisal Kutty: Canada must pressure Burma to end abuse of Muslim minorityin Burma for hundreds of years. Indeed, a British survey confirmed a population
Faisal Kutty: Canada must pressure Burma to end abuse of Muslim minority
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 23 days ago
in Burma for hundreds of years. Indeed, a British survey confirmed a population of 58,255 in just the state of Arakan (now Rakhine) dating back to 1891. Repressive government initiatives (forced labour, sexual assault, two child policy, etc.) and... Read more
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BBC News
Hundred days of Myanmar's democracyor so Rohingya in camps, and not much better for the several hundred thousand w
Hundred days of Myanmar's democracy
BBC News / Posted 1 months ago
or so Rohingya in camps, and not much better for the several hundred thousand who live restricted lives elsewhere in Rakhine State.Image caption Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims lived in Rakhine State, near Myanmar's border with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Myanmar census data undercuts Buddhist hardliner claimsthan 100,000 Rohingya were displaced by deadly clashes with Buddhists in 2012 a
Myanmar census data undercuts Buddhist hardliner claims
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 1 months ago
than 100,000 Rohingya were displaced by deadly clashes with Buddhists in 2012 and now live destitute in camps in western Rakhine state. They are denied citizenship and face severe restrictions on their movement and access to basic services. Just... Read more

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