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  • US/ASEAN: Rights Should Top Sunnylands Agenda

    US/ASEAN: Rights Should Top Sunnylands Agenda

    Expand Left: Prime Minister Hun Sen has ruled over Cambodia for more than 30 years, using violence, intimidation, and politically motivated arrests and prosecutions against all perc…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Zama Neff
    Zama Neff is the executive director of the children's rights division of Human Rights Watch. She also co-chairs the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA). Neff has conducted fact-finding investigations and is the author of report…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Arvind Ganesan
    Arvind Ganesan is the director of Human Rights Watch’s Business and Human Rights Division. He leads the organization’s work to expose human rights abuses linked to business and other economic activity, hold institutions accountable, and develop s…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Video: Widespread Rape in the Ethnic Cleansing of Rohingya in Burma
    Burmese security forces have committed widespread rape against women and girls as part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in Burma’s Rakhine State. Many women described witnessing the murders of their young children, spous…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • 'The Darkness of Humans’: Investigating Mass Rape in Burma

    'The Darkness of Humans’: Investigating Mass Rape in Burma

    What was your plan when you arrived on the ground in Burma?We’ve been documenting this crisis since the very beginning. We knew there had been sexual violence in some of the massacres we’d looked into, but we didn’t know how widespread it was.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Burma: Widespread Rape of Rohingya Women, Girls

    Burma: Widespread Rape of Rohingya Women, Girls

    Burmese security forces have committed widespread rape against women and girls as part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingya Muslims in Burma’s Rakhine State. (New York) – Burmese security…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • “All of My Body Was Pain”

    “All of My Body Was Pain”

    SummaryI was held down by six men and raped by five of them. First, they [shot and] killed my brother … then they threw me to the side and one man tore my lungi [sarong], grabbed me by the mouth and held me still. He stuck a knife into my side an…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Burma: Withdraw Protest Ban in Yangon

    Burma: Withdraw Protest Ban in Yangon

    Expand Students attend a protest to mark the 55th anniversary of the military's suppression of student protests in 1962 at Yangon University, Yangon, Burma on July 7, 2017.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Call Them What They Are: Rohingya Refugees

    Call Them What They Are: Rohingya Refugees

    Expand Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak, Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, Thailand's Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha, Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc, Ja…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Map of Burma

    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Myanmar

MIZZIMA

  • newRefugee issue can only be solved bilaterally: State Counsellor’s office

    Refugee issue can only be solved bilaterally: State Counsellor’s office

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticMyanmar State Counsellor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi talks to the media during a press conference at the 13th Asia Europe Foreign Ministers Meeting (ASEM) in Naypyitaw, Myanmar…
    - 1 hour ago, 23 Nov 17, 12:59am -
  • newUS condemns ‘ethnic cleansing’

    US condemns ‘ethnic cleansing’

    AFP Category: NewsInternationalUS Secretary of State Rex Tillerson speaks to the media during a joint press conference with Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (not pictured) after their meeting at the Ministry…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 11:11pm -
  • newConservation work on Mandalay’s Shwe Nandaw Kyaung monastery to continue

    Conservation work on Mandalay’s Shwe Nandaw Kyaung monastery to continue

    Aung Ko Oo Category: NewsDomesticPhoto: MizzimaProgramme Director of Shwe Nandaw Kyaung monestary conservation and renovation work, Jeffrey Allen, said that a second round of conservation and renovation works on the…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 11:06pm -
  • new18th Secretariat committee meeting of UPDJC take place in Nay Pyi Taw

    18th Secretariat committee meeting of UPDJC take place in Nay Pyi Taw

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticPhoto: MOIThe 18th Secretariat committee meeting of the Union Peace Dialogue Joint Committee (UPDJC) was held at National Reconciliation and Peace Centre (NPRC) in Nay Pyi Taw yesterday…
    - 3 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 10:53pm -
  • newPope to meet refugees in Bangladesh

    Pope to meet refugees in Bangladesh

    AFP Category: NewsInternationalPope Francis waves to faithful at the end of his weekly general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican, 22 November 2017. Photo: Fabio Frustaci/EPA-EFEPope Francis will meet Roh…
    - 4 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 10:42pm -
  • newTrust is important in peace-building, says visiting Finland Foreign Minister

    Trust is important in peace-building, says visiting Finland Foreign Minister

    Mizzima Category: NewsOpinionFinland Foreign Minister Mr Timo Soini. Photo: Thet Ko/MizzimaIn the following exclusive interview, Mizzima Editor in Chief Soe Myint talks with visiting Finland Foreign Minister Mr Timo…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 6:24am -
  • newBangladesh, Myanmar talks on repatriation begin

    Bangladesh, Myanmar talks on repatriation begin

    Sharada Balasubramaniam/Mizzima Category: NewsRegionalNewly arrived Rohingya refugees wait at the top of the hill to put up their tents into the newly expanded Balukhali camp, Ukhiya in Coxsbazar, Bangladesh, 20 Nove…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 6:21am -
  • newBangladesh police arrest 15 Rohingyas from Jamaat leader’s apartment

    Bangladesh police arrest 15 Rohingyas from Jamaat leader’s apartment

    Mizzima Category: NewsRegionalA Rohingya woman stands close to her makeshift tent at the Balukhali camp in Ukhiya, Bangladesh, 15 September 2017. Photo: EPABangladesh police have started rounding up Rohingyas who ar…
    - 20 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 6:16am -
  • newFinland’s embassy opens in Yangon

    Finland’s embassy opens in Yangon

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticThe Finish Foreign Minister Timo Soini on Tuesday opened the Embassy of Finland in Myanmar after more than 60 years of diplomatic ties between the two countries. The ceremony took place…
    - 24 hours ago, 22 Nov 17, 2:23am -
  • Myanmar must work with UN on Rakhine: US congressional delegation

    Myanmar must work with UN on Rakhine: US congressional delegation

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticSenator Jeff Merkley.The US congressional delegation now in Myanmar have called upon the country's leadership to work with the UN to facilitate the return and rehabilitation of Rohingya…
    - 1 day ago, 21 Nov 17, 9:57pm -

The Economist: Myanmar

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The Guardian: Burma

  • The Guardian view on the ousting of Aung San Suu Kyi’s political ally | Editorial
    By deposing Thura Shwe Mann as chair of the government party, the generals again dash democratic hopes in BurmaBurma’s so-called transition to democracy has been a fraught process from the beginning. It was clear when it started in 2010 that most o…
    - 17 Aug 15, 2:47pm -
  • From Nigeria to Burma’s jungle: courage and compassion in the war with Japan
    As the world marks VJ day, a remarkable story of an African soldier rescued by Burmese villagers on the forgotten frontA few months before he was shot as an enemy soldier in its sweltering jungles, 16-year-old Nigerian Isaac Fadoyebo had never even h…
    - 15 Aug 15, 7:05pm -
  • Turmoil in Burma's military-backed ruling party as leaders are deposed
    Key figures including the parliament’s Speaker removed amid tensions within Union Solidarity and Development party, which grew out of former junta Burmese security forces surrounded the headquarters of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development pa…
    - 13 Aug 15, 9:56am -
  • Photo highlights of the day: WWII bomb and black balls in LA
    The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including an unexploded bomb in London, the EU migration crisis, and a very big queue for a job fair in Indonesia Continue reading...
    - 11 Aug 15, 9:20am -
  • The forgotten army of WWII: West Africa's soldiers in Burma – exclusive video
    Nigerians made up more than half of the total force of 90,000 West African soldiers deployed to south east Asia after 1943, as part of the British army’s 81st and 82nd (West Africa) Divisions. But while the role of Indians and Gurkhas in the campai…
    - 10 Aug 15, 6:40am -
  • The 20 photographs of the week
    The migrant crisis in Europe, Stuart Broad at the Ashes, the wildfires in California – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week Continue reading...
    - 8 Aug 15, 9:16am -
  • Flooding in Burma likely to spread south - video
    Flooding in Burma is likely to spread further south, the UN announced on Tuesday. Over 200,000 people have been affected, and 46 killed, by the heavy monsoon rain which has caused flashfloods and landslides in central and northern areas of the countr…
    - 4 Aug 15, 4:42pm -
  • Deadly floods leave trail of destruction across southern Asia
    More than 100 people have died and up to 1 million have fled their homes, with areas of Burma declared disaster zones and India also badly hitHeavy monsoon rains have continued to lash much of southern Asia, threatening further casualties and more de…
    - 3 Aug 15, 8:35am -
  • Burma flood toll will increase as monsoon rains lash region, warns UN
    Thousands have already been affected by the downpours and aid workers fear that the death toll of 27 is likely to grow significantly higherThe toll from flash floods and landslides in Burma after days of torrential rain is likely to spike, the UN has…
    - 2 Aug 15, 1:47am -
  • Hunt is on for 33 slave ships off coast of Papua New Guinea
    Immigration officials seek trawler fleet crewed by 1,000 trafficked Burmese men that is thought likely to be supplying the UK with seafoodA fleet of at least 30 fishing trawlers crewed by slaves is being hunted off the coast of Papua New Guinea as th…
    - 1 Aug 15, 5:00pm -
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