Former UN chief Kofi Annan was picked on Wednesday to lead a commission to stop human rights abuses in Arakan State.
The Tibetan spiritual leader says he has called on fellow Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to ease tensions between Buddhists and Muslims in Burma’s Arakan State.
Suu Kyi will lead a new Central Committee for Implementation of Peace and Development in Rakhine [Arakan] State, the President’s Office said on Tuesday.
A crew aboard a state-of-the-art ship mounted with heat-seeking drones will take to the seas to prevent loss of life as Rohingya migrants search for safety.
After Husaina’s 20-year-old son fled poverty and discrimination in Burma’s Arakan State by boat, she heard nothing from him for seven months.