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Myanmar must give Rohingya Muslims rights, says UN envoy

May 02, 2014

Myanmar must give Rohingya Muslims rights, says UN envoy

The top UN envoy on Myanmar said the most pressing priority for Muslims in violence-torn Rakhine state, who are considered illegal immigrants, is to get on the path to citizenship. #World #United Nations #Myanmar #Rohingya Muslims #Rakhine #Vijay Nambiar
Aid groups see dire crisis for Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

Apr 01, 2014

Aid groups see dire crisis for Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar

The heath situation is even more dire, they said, with almost no life-saving services such as emergency hospital referrals. #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Communal violence #Muslims #Rohingya Muslims #Buddhists #World News
Myanmar: International aid cut, blamed on work with Rohingya

Feb 28, 2014

Myanmar: International aid cut, blamed on work with Rohingya

Doctors Without Borders is being forced to stop caring for sick people in a Myanmar state torn by sectarian violence, in a move linked to the humanitarian group's work with the long-persecuted Rohingya Muslim minority. #World #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Humanitarian aid #Religious persecution #Rohingya Muslims #Doctors Withour Borders
Myanmar: Documents implicate govt in violence against Muslims

Feb 25, 2014

Myanmar: Documents implicate govt in violence against Muslims

An independent human rights group obtained documents that implicate Myanmar government in discriminatory policies targeting country's Rohingya Muslim community. #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Religious persecution #Rohingya Muslims
Buddhists killed more than 40 Muslims in one village in Myanmar: UN

Jan 24, 2014

Buddhists killed more than 40 Muslims in one village in Myanmar: UN

The United Nations has confirmed that at least 48 Muslims appear to have been killed when Buddhist mobs attacked a village in an isolated corner of western Myanmar. #United Nations #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Muslims #Sectarian violence #Rohingya Muslims #Buddhists

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Buddhists killed more than 40 Muslims in one village in Myanmar: UN

Jul 27, 2014

UN Myanmar envoy worried over displaced Muslims

(AP) -- The new U.N. human rights envoy for Myanmar expressed serious concern about the conditions in camps for more than 100,000 mostly minority Muslims displaced by violence led by Buddhist extremists, and warned that the country's human rights sit...
Buddhists killed more than 40 Muslims in one village in Myanmar: UN

Jul 24, 2014

Troubled Myanmar state invites back aid groups

Authorities in Myanmar's Rakhine state have said international aid organizations are welcome to return to the area they left in April after Buddhist mobs disrupted their work helping displaced Rohingya Muslims...