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Red flags, rising Tunisians, and Myanmar’s Rakhine: The Cheat Sheet

Red flags, rising Tunisians, and Myanmar’s Rakhine: The Cheat Sheet

January 12, 2018 0

Every week, IRIN’s team of specialist editors scans the humanitarian horizon to curate a reading list on important and unfolding trends and events around the globe:   Red flags in Côte d'Ivoire  

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UN, aid groups debate Myanmar internment plan for Rohingya refugees

UN, aid groups debate Myanmar internment plan for Rohingya refugees

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 20, 2017 0

Aid groups working in Myanmar's crisis-hit Rakhine State are scrambling on how to respond if the government pushes forward with controversial plans to create new internment camps for displaced Rohingya, documents obtained by

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EXCLUSIVE: UN says Rohingya malnutrition rates rising during Myanmar military operations

EXCLUSIVE: UN says Rohingya malnutrition rates rising during Myanmar military operations

January 12, 2017 0

Military counterinsurgency operations are causing widespread hunger and malnutrition among Myanmar’s oppressed Rohingya minority, according to internal UN reports that directly contradict government statements.

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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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Forced separation: life inside Myanmar’s Rohingya and Buddhist camps

Forced separation: life inside Myanmar’s Rohingya and Buddhist camps

dan.rafter@hrc.org April 23, 2015 0

SITTWE 23 April 2015 (IRIN) - The Myanmar government is collecting temporary identification cards from the minority Rohingya community in the western state of Rakhine, which was riven by violence between Muslims and

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Myanmar’s Reform Roller Coaster

Myanmar’s Reform Roller Coaster

dan.rafter@hrc.org January 23, 2015 0

NAIROBI 23 January 2015 (IRIN) - MSF's announcement that it has resumed operations in Rakhine state is welcome news.

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Intimidation, uncertainty mar aid work in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Intimidation, uncertainty mar aid work in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

dan.rafter@hrc.org September 19, 2014 0

SITTWE 19 September 2014 (IRIN) - Nearly six months after international aid workers fled Myanmar's Rakhine State when Buddhist mobs attacked their offices and accused them of aid bias, international humanitarian aid services

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Flooding threat adds to woes of IDPs in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Flooding threat adds to woes of IDPs in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 7, 2014 0

YANGON 07 July 2014 (IRIN) - Recent heavy rain, coupled with the after-effects of a recent aid worker pull-out, is prompting health concerns in Myanmar’s western Rakhine State for the more than 140,000

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Rohingya refugees in Indonesia await resettlement that never comes

Rohingya refugees in Indonesia await resettlement that never comes

April 25, 2014 0

MAKASSAR 25 April 2014 (IRIN) - When Mohammed and Minara Ali ran from their burning home in Sittwe, capital of Myanmar’s Rakhine State, nearly two years ago, they had no idea where they

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Filling Myanmar’s Rakhine aid gap

Filling Myanmar’s Rakhine aid gap

carolyn.simon@hrc.org April 9, 2014 0

YANGON 09 April 2014 (IRIN) - Aid agencies are trying to find practical ways of getting humanitarian assistance to hundreds of thousands of people in Myanmar's Rakhine State following a series of attacks

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