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Rohingya crisis goes beyond condemning the military: Myanmar scholars

Rohingya crisis goes beyond condemning the military: Myanmar scholars

Ongoing media coverage of the plight of Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar (also known as Burma) has been heavy in condemning Myanmar military forces for allegedly attempting ethnic cleansing and forcing hundreds of thousands of them to flee across the border into Bangladesh. This resulted in the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) forming an […]

Understanding the Plight of the Rohingya

Understanding the Plight of the Rohingya

“We have to take care of our citizens, we have to take care of everybody who is in our country, whether or not they are our citizens”: the words of Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi on September 7, 2017, in the wake of more than 18,000 Rohingya fleeing to neighboring Bangladesh in just […]

Bangladesh Proposes International Safe-Zone in Myanmar

Bangladesh Proposes International Safe-Zone in Myanmar

The Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA), that since August have raided a number of Myanmar police posts creating a bloodbath of fighting, signed into agreement on September ten to a month-long ceasefire on the military so that more urgent humanitarian issues and aid could reach civilians. In this article, The AsiaN offers to readers a […]

Persecution of Rohingyas disturbs Bangladesh

Persecution of Rohingyas disturbs Bangladesh

by Shafiqul Bashar – President, AJA Bangladesh Chapter DHAKA (Bangladesh): While the persecution by Myanmar army continues in Rakhine State, thousands of Rohingya Muslims thronged the Bangladesh border in their attempt to infiltrate into this country for shelter. Hundreds of Rohingyas are floating in dozens of wooden boats in the Naf River at the border […]

Rohginya Muslims In Myanmar Escape To Bangladesh

Rohginya Muslims In Myanmar Escape To Bangladesh

A Rohingya Muslim family who fled Myanmar to Bangladesh to escape religious violence sits at a shelter provided by local people in Taknaf, Bangladesh, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. Bangladesh on Tuesday turned away three boats carrying 1,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in neighboring Myanmar, bringing to 1,500 the number of refugees blocked in recent days, […]

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