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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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Bribes and bureaucracy: Myanmar’s chaotic citizenship system

Bribes and bureaucracy: Myanmar’s chaotic citizenship system

dan.rafter@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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Vietnam wakes up to its human trafficking problem

Vietnam wakes up to its human trafficking problem

September 2, 2016 0

Human trafficking is on the rise in Vietnam, although poor crime statistics means the government doesn’t know exactly by how much.

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Should I stay or should I go?

Should I stay or should I go?

dan.rafter@hrc.org June 20, 2016 0

As international support dries up for the camps in Thailand, Myanmar refugees must decide whether to return home to an uncertain future.

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Mapped: a world at war

Mapped: a world at war

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 25, 2016 0

IRIN is about to launch the fifth instalment in our ongoing series on the world’s forgotten conflicts. Our package of stories, films and graphics has already looked in-depth at the situation in Myanmar, South Kordofan

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