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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

Jun 13, 2014

Myanmar-Bangladesh to tighten border security

Myanmar and Bangladeshi authorities have vowed to strengthen border security and combat "illegal armed groups and criminals" following clashes on their shared frontier that Dhaka said left one of its soldiers dead. The neighbours said they would take... #Bangladesh #Myanmar #US State Department #Solidarity #United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees
1,500 Myanmar refugees turned away by Bangladesh

Jun 14, 2014

Facebook in Myanmar: Amplifying hate speech?

Yangon, Myanmar - A nest of laptops in a shabby downtown apartment here acts as the modest, but passionate, command centre of Myanmar's battle against hate speech. White flowers stand in a glass bottle on a table surrounded by volunteers sitting cros... #Myanmar #Facebook