Burma’s most senior Catholic prelate has urged Pope Francis to avoid using the term ‘Rohingya’ during a visit this month.
Burma’s Commander-in-Chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing claims he pulled no punches when he met with Arakan Commission chairman Kofi Annan.
Arakanese Buddhist nationalists express anger at the government’s suggestion to the UN that sessions avoid using either of the terms “Rohingya” or “Bengali”.
A programme targeting displaced Rohingya communities in Arakan has been launched.
A new report applying genocide laws to the Rohingya situation in Arakan State has been released by human rights organisation Fortify Rights.
The incumbent Upper House MP for Gangaw Township in Magwe has touted his party’s credentials as being racist and discriminatory against Rohingya Muslims.