Violence against the Rohingya minority in Arakan state has fuelled a wider campaign of anti-Muslim hostility in Burma which threatens to derail the country’s fragile democratic reform process, a UN envoy has warned.
63 Search results for ""Arakan Project""
The UN’s human rights envoy to Burma has slammed the government for failing to protect him during a tour of riot-hit Meikhtila.
Racial profiling of Muslim babies by Burmese government entails ban on children born out of wedlock obtaining travel documents
Boatload of 63 refugees destined for Malaysia is brought ashore by Burmese authorities who hand each one and a half year terms
Surveys find that forced labour in northern Arakan state has intensified as authorities push ahead with construction of border fence
Bangladesh’s food minister tells US official that pressure by western nations to register Rohingya refugees is ‘keeping the problem alive’
Dhaka official says aid money would ‘increase tension between Rohingya and locals’ as rights groups criticise Bangladeshi polciy to refugees
Muslim clerics crossed over from Bangladesh to spearhead talks with Arakanese civilians about forming an anti-government militia
Pledges of citizenship and development for persecuted Muslim minority thwarted by continued forced labour reports in Arakan state
[album: https://www.dvb.no/wp-content/plugins/dm-albums/dm-albums.php?currdir=/wp-content/uploads/dm-albums/Flooded Rohingya/] The unofficial Kutupalong refugee camp in Bangladesh’s eastern Cox’s Bazaar is home to around 30,000 ethnic Rohingya refugees who have fled persecution by the ruling junta in[…]