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Why Rohingya Muslims don't want to return to Myanmar

Jul 10, 2013

Why Rohingya Muslims don't want to return to Myanmar

Jasmine, 20, dreads going back to Myanmar where she says people of her community are treated like pariah and subjected to atrocities. She is among the 195 Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar who are languishing in a deplorable state in in the Jaitpur shantytown in the southeastern periphery of the capital for the past year. #NewsTracker #Rohingya people #Rohingya Muslims
Tourists troop back to violence-torn West Myanmar

Nov 26, 2012

Tourists troop back to violence-torn West Myanmar

Tourists are slowly returning to a strife-torn West Myanmar. #NewsTracker #Rohingya people #Rakhine Buddhists #West Myanmar
Myanmar violence stokes hatred against Rohingya Muslims

Jun 14, 2012

Myanmar violence stokes hatred against Rohingya Muslims

Asia's more than 1 million ethnic Rohingya Muslims are considered by rights groups to be among the most persecuted people on earth. #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Rohingya people #Rakhine people
Food shortages add to misery in Myanmar strife

Jun 13, 2012

Food shortages add to misery in Myanmar strife

Heavy rain Wednesday brought an uneasy calm to western Myanmar after five days of deadly sectarian strife, though residents said they were still too afraid to sleep at night and faced a new problem of food shortages. #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Burma #Rohingya people #Rakhine Buddhists #Rohingya Muslims
1,500 Myanmar refugees turned away by Bangladesh

Jun 12, 2012

1,500 Myanmar refugees turned away by Bangladesh

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. #Bangladesh #NewsTracker #Myanmar #Dhaka #Rohingya people

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1,500 Myanmar refugees turned away by Bangladesh

Aug 08, 2014

Rohingya children in Myanmar camps going hungry

(AP) -- Born just over a year ago, Dosmeda Bibi has spent her entire short life confined to a camp for one of the world's most persecuted religious minorities. And like a growing number of other Muslim Rohingya children who are going hungry, she's sh... #Myanmar #World Health Organization
1,500 Myanmar refugees turned away by Bangladesh

Aug 18, 2014

Name of Muslim group in Myanmar goes unspoken

(AP) -- Myanmar's downtrodden Rohingya Muslims have been denied citizenship, targeted in deadly sectarian violence and corralled into dirty camps without aid. To heap on the indignity, Myanmar's government is pressuring foreign officials not to speak... #Barack Obama #John Kerry #Bangladesh #US State Department #Myanmar
1,500 Myanmar refugees turned away by Bangladesh

Aug 20, 2014

Myanmar asks for shunning 'Rohingya' name

Myanmar's government has been pressuring aid workers and foreign officials not to speak "Rohingya" name, activists and UN officials say. 'How will the rights of the Rohingya be protected by people who won't even use the word 'Rohingya'?'' Tun Khin, p... #United Nations #John Kerry #Bangladesh #US State Department #Myanmar