Bangladesh dismisses Suu Kyi comments
The Bangladesh government has rejected comments by Myanmar (Burma) opposition leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, suggesting stateless Muslim Rohingyas may be illegal Bangladeshi migrants.
Myanmar has been rocked by two outbreaks of fighting between Buddhists and Rohingyas since June that have left 180 people dead and more than 110,000 crammed into makeshift camps.
Human Rights Watch accuses Myanmar security forces of supporting some anti-Muslim attacks
By Associated Press, Published: November 18
BANGKOK — A leading international rights group on Sunday accused Myanmar security forces of supporting some of the brutal anti-Muslim violence last month that forced 35,000 people from torched homes. The government rejected the allegations, which came one day before President Barack Obama’s visit to the Southeast Asian nation after a year and a half of unprecedented democratic reforms there.
‘Muslims in Myanmar’s Rakhine state face genocide’
DJIBOUTI: The world’s top Islamic body called on Saturday for the international community to protect Muslims in Myanmar’s unrest-hit Rakhine state from “genocide” as US President Barack Obama readied for a landmark trip to the country.
Obama Poised to Dine with Architects of Burma's Ethnic Cleansing
By Tom Andrews, November 16, 2012
Cross-posted from the United to End Genocide blog.
SPECIAL REPORT - Witnesses tell of organized killings of Myanmar Muslims
By Jason Szep and Andrew R.C. Marshall
PAIK THAY, Myanmar (Reuters) - On a hot Sunday night in a remote Myanmar village, Tun Naing punched his wife and unleashed hell.
She wanted rice for their three children. He said they couldn't afford it. Apartheid-like restrictions had prevented Muslims like Tun Naing from working for Buddhists here in Rakhine State along Myanmar's western border, costing the 38-year-old metalworker his job.
- Organization of Islamic Conference , OIC Chief discusses Rohingya problem with Egyptian FM
- Muslims removed from Arakan probe for criticising gov’t
- Joint statement by the undersigned Embassies
- ERT Issues Emergency Report and Writes to Myanmar President on Violence in Rakhine State
- Rohingya Global Day of Action on 8 November 2012
- Burma’s Rohingya: forced into exile
- Burma: HRW satellite images 'show Rakhine destruction'
- 360 dead and destroy 3500 homes in renewed clashes in Arakan State
- Damage Assessment Summary for Kyaukpyu
- ‘Rohingya not foreign population in Myanmar’