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Building World’s Largest Refugee Camp For Rohingya In Bangladesh May Be Dangerous

October 7, 2017 2:05 pm0 comments
Building World’s Largest Refugee Camp For Rohingya In Bangladesh May Be Dangerous

Overcrowding the refugee camp for Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh may spread deadly diseases faster, said a top United Nations official. The country is currently planning to build up world’s biggest refugee camp that can provide shelter to more than 800,000 Rohingya Muslims, who have fled an army crackdown in the […]

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Who Are Rohingyas; Why They Are Stateless

September 13, 2017 2:43 pm4 comments
Who Are Rohingyas; Why They Are Stateless

The Rohingyas are stateless people living in Rakhine State of Myanmar. They were stripped of citizenship in 1982 under the 1982 Burmese citizenship law following unable to prove their forefathers lived in the country before 1823. They practice Sunni Islam and are historically termed as Arakanese Indians. They have restrictions […]

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Thousands Burmese Rohingya Muslims Flee Bangladesh Amid Military Crackdown

November 16, 2016 11:11 pm4 comments
Thousands Burmese Rohingya Muslims Flee Bangladesh Amid Military Crackdown

The Rohingya Muslims in hundreds have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar after the military crackdown on suspected Islamic militants and violence in western part of the country. It is reported many have been shot and killed while trying to flee. Children too were among the group attempting to escape. Since […]

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US Lifts Myanmar Economic Sanctions

September 14, 2016 11:44 pm2 comments
US Lifts Myanmar Economic Sanctions

The United States President Barack Obama finally said “it’s the right thing to do” for Myanmar. Obama said economic sanctions on the country would be lifted following a meeting with Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi at the White House on Wednesday. Suu Kyi is a former political […]

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Thai Court Sentences Burmese Workers To Death Convicting British Couple Murder

December 23, 2015 11:55 pm2 comments
Thai Court Sentences Burmese Workers To Death Convicting British Couple Murder

Thailand has sentenced two men from Myanmar to death Thursday after convicting the murder of a British couple on a holiday resort island Koh Tao in September 2014. Bodies of 23-year-old Hannah Witheridge and 24-year-old David Miller were found on September 15 on the beach of Koh Tao. Police said […]

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