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  • http://sverigesradio.se/sida/artikel.aspx?programid=2054&artikel=6824074 Swedish Rohingya demand stronger action from Wallström. The Swedish Rohingya Association is asking foreign minister Margot Wallström to take strong measures against Burma, as she travels to Bangladesh and Burma this weekend. Since August, some 600,000 Burmese Rohingya have fled mass killings, torture, gang-rape, arson and infanticide perpetrated by the Burmese military, mostly to […]

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  • 2016 ends in 24 hrs, or less. My country’s collective crimes against the Rohingyas which Aung San Suu Kyi now oversees and Kofi Annan helps whitewash while the army pulls the trigger have no end in sight. A silver lining is the letter sent to the Security Council by over a dozen Nobel laureates, with […]

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  • The democratic icon’s party won a major victory last year. Will it help a beleaguered minority? By Adryel Talamantes and Austin Bodetti May 04, 2016 The ballot held in Myanmar last November brought the first fair and peaceful transition of power seen by the country since the military seized power in 1962. Wracked by numerous […]

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  • Human rights groups at the United Nations and in Myanmar are hopeful the incoming government will radically change the country’s attitude to protecting human rights, after representatives for Nay Pyi Taw rejected a large number of proposed human rights reform made under the Universal Period Review process. The UN issued 281 recommendations by member states […]

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  • YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — With an eye on upcoming elections, Myanmar’s president has ticked off a list of accomplishments under his administration — noting with apparent pride a number of anti-Muslim policies he hopes will help him win another five-year term. In a video message posted on Facebook this week, Thein Sein said he repeatedly, […]

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  • By Harun Yahya “They want to cleanse Myanmar of all Muslims.” “Rohingya Muslim women are being raped.” “A boat carrying 727 migrants has been found in Myanmar waters.” “Rakhine Muslims are being sold as slaves.” We have been seeing such reports frequently about Myanmar, one of those countries guilty of grave humanitarian crimes, for many […]

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  • By Joshua j McElwee Friday 7th August 2015 Vatican city: Pope Francis has again entered into controversial geopolitical territory, saying sharply Friday that Burmese treatment of its populous and persecuted Rohingya minority constitutes war against them. In remarks to a group of young people at the Vatican that partly focused on the role of conflict and […]

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  • Thursday 6 August,2015 The Raoul Wallenberg Institute recently held a national inquiry training in Yangon for the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission. The training is part of the Institute’s Myanmar programme to strengthen the human rights knowledge capacities of the commission. We sat down with Ms. Nang Shan Aung from the commission. She is also […]

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