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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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EXCLUSIVE: New allegations of Myanmar security forces raping Rohingya women

EXCLUSIVE: New allegations of Myanmar security forces raping Rohingya women

July 4, 2017 0

Myanmar security forces allegedly raped as many as 13 women during “clearance” operations following an explosion in May that was reportedly detonated by ethnic Rohingya insurgents, according to rights groups and witnesses.

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EXCLUSIVE: UN rights envoy urges inquiry into abuses of Rohingya in Myanmar

EXCLUSIVE: UN rights envoy urges inquiry into abuses of Rohingya in Myanmar

carolyn.simon@hrc.org February 9, 2017 0

Will pressure from the UN rights envoy prove the tipping point that leads to a commission of inquiry into the abuse of the Rohingya?

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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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The politics of food aid in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

The politics of food aid in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

dan.rafter@hrc.org October 11, 2016 0

In Myanmar’s Rakhine state, even food is political.  Sectarian tensions have simmered for decades here on the country’s western frontier with Bangladesh, and they exploded with deadly violence in 2012 when mobs of

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Will Myanmar’s Rohingya finally become citizens in their own country?

Will Myanmar’s Rohingya finally become citizens in their own country?

carolyn.simon@hrc.org July 7, 2016 0

Aung San Suu Kyi’s administration has launched a citizenship drive that’s facing resistance from an unlikely source – the Rohingya themselves.

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Where are the Rohingya boat survivors now?

Where are the Rohingya boat survivors now?

April 15, 2016 0

Nearly a year ago Malaysia allowed hundreds of Rohingya refugees to come ashore after being abandonned at sea by their smugglers. But their troubles are far from over.

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Rohingya refugees vanish from Indonesia

Rohingya refugees vanish from Indonesia

carolyn.simon@hrc.org December 14, 2015 0

JAKARTA 14 December 2015 (IRIN) - Hundreds of Rohingya refugees have vanished from camps in the northern reaches of the Indonesian island of Sumatra in recent months, raising concerns that they are once

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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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