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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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Polio hopes and Zika fears in the vaccine race

Polio hopes and Zika fears in the vaccine race

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 6, 2016 0

It’s busy times for the vaccine industry – a new vaccine against dengue fever has been deployed in the Philippines, research for a vaccine against Zika virus is gaining steam (although questions remain

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Myanmar refugees in China caught between political fault lines

Myanmar refugees in China caught between political fault lines

March 16, 2016 0

More than one year after war erupted between Myanmar’s military and an ethnic insurgent group, thousands of refugees who crossed the border into China are ignored by both governments as well as the

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Why can’t Myanmar clear its landmines?

Why can’t Myanmar clear its landmines?

January 7, 2016 0

MANTON, MYANMAR 07 January 2016 (IRIN) - Myanmar has a massive landmine problem, but there has been no attempt at all to fix it. Clearance efforts have thus far been stymied by ongoing

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Lull in fighting allows access to thousands displaced in Myanmar

Lull in fighting allows access to thousands displaced in Myanmar

dan.rafter@hrc.org December 1, 2015 0

YANGON 01 December 2015 (IRIN) - Aid workers are planning to take advantage of a lull in fighting in Myanmar’s Shan State to assess the needs of thousands of people displaced by clashes

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Key challenges for Myanmar

Key challenges for Myanmar

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 11, 2015 0

BANGKOK 11 November 2015 (IRIN) - As Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy heads for a landslide and historic victory in Myanmar’s elections, here are the key challenges facing her new

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Can elections and a ceasefire bring peace to Myanmar?

Can elections and a ceasefire bring peace to Myanmar?

dan.rafter@hrc.org November 5, 2015 0

YANGON 05 November 2015 (IRIN) - Myanmar has been at war since independence from Britain in 1948. For most of that time, the country was ruled by the military, but a quasi-civilian government

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