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Inside the ‘glaringly dysfunctional’ UN mission in Myanmar

Inside the ‘glaringly dysfunctional’ UN mission in Myanmar

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 17, 2017 0

While the UN appears split in Myanmar, the Rohingya suffer. But is change coming

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Child soldiers, Myanmar murders, and Venezuelan votes: The Cheat Sheet

Child soldiers, Myanmar murders, and Venezuelan votes: The Cheat Sheet

dan.rafter@hrc.org July 14, 2017 0

Which humanitarian topics are on IRIN’s radar and should be on yours? Check out our curation of upcoming events, topical reports, opinion, and quality journalism:   The gag effect   It’s been nearly

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IRIN wins top Asia award for video reporting

IRIN wins top Asia award for video reporting

carolyn.simon@hrc.org June 15, 2017 0

We are delighted to announce that the Society of Publishers in Asia has recognised IRIN's outstanding work in the region with an overall win in the video reporting category and an honourable mention for

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UPDATED: Mapped – a world at war

UPDATED: Mapped – a world at war

April 3, 2017 0

This map of ongoing conflicts around the world is part of IRIN’s ongoing series on the world’s forgotten conflicts. Our package of stories, films and graphics has so far looked in-depth at the situation

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Humanitarian situation worsens in Myanmar despite Aung San Suu Kyi

Humanitarian situation worsens in Myanmar despite Aung San Suu Kyi

dan.rafter@hrc.org February 21, 2017 0

Aung San Suu Kyi took power almost a year ago bringing hopes of peace and change. Instead, Myanmar has gone backwards.

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The roots and risks of Myanmar’s new Rohingya insurgency

The roots and risks of Myanmar’s new Rohingya insurgency

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 3, 2017 0

Proghyananda Vikkhu stood in his purple monk’s robe in front of gleaming gold statues of the Buddha, recalling the night that a mob of nationalist Muslims attacked his monastery in eastern Bangladesh.

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Myanmar says Rohingya rape and abuse allegations “made-up”, despite mounting evidence

Myanmar says Rohingya rape and abuse allegations “made-up”, despite mounting evidence

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 22, 2016 0

One by one, seven Myanmar soldiers raped Yasmin in her home, as she stifled her screams for fear of being murdered.   Sixteen days ago, the military attacked Mukhtar’s village, and now the

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Landmark Myanmar refugee return programme off to rough start

Landmark Myanmar refugee return programme off to rough start

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 29, 2016 0

If 120,000 Myanmar refugees in Thailand are to be tempted home, they will need more assistance

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Buddhist aid workers face backlash for helping Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims

Buddhist aid workers face backlash for helping Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims

carolyn.simon@hrc.org November 15, 2016 0

Soe Aung works for an international aid agency in his hometown of Sittwe, the capital of Myanmar’s Rakhine State. It’s a good job, but he isn’t eager to discuss it in a public

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Bribes and bureaucracy: Myanmar’s chaotic citizenship system

Bribes and bureaucracy: Myanmar’s chaotic citizenship system

carolyn.simon@hrc.org October 31, 2016 0

It’s not just Rohingya – some ethnic minorities throughout Myanmar are denied citizenship because they’re not “national races”.

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