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Aung San Suu Kyi’s defense of Rohingya Muslims - deLiberation

Aung San Suu Kyi’s defense of Rohingya Muslims - deLiberation | HumanRight | Scoop.it

Asked last week whether the estimated 800,000 Rohingyas in Myanmar are considered Myanmar nationals, Nobel Peace Prize laureate and parliamentary candidate Aung San Suu Kyi replied, “I do not know. We have to be very clear about what the laws of citizenship are and who are entitled to them.”

 

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Save Rohingya Muslims: The OIC

Save  Rohingya Muslims: The OIC | HumanRight | Scoop.it
The Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Ekmeleddin Ihsanoglu, in a statement issued in Jeddah today.He strongly condemned the renewed repression and violation of human r...
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Rafique Arakani: The Lady maliciously mum on Myanmar Muslim cleansing: Analyst

Rafique Arakani: The Lady maliciously mum on Myanmar Muslim cleansing: Analyst | HumanRight | Scoop.it

A prominent political analyst says that Myanmar President’s proposal to expel Rohingya Muslims from the country is an “ethnic cleansing” and the country’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate is “criminally silent” about it.


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Iver Neumann's comment, July 14, 2012 7:49 PM
Aung San Suu Kyi talked about "compassion fatigue" in here nobel peace prize speech. Has it gotten to her too?
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Rohingya issue raised at Asean meet

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) has vowed to monitor the plight of the Rohingyas, reports Radio Free Asia.

The Asean head raised the issue with the top diplomats of Bangladesh and Myanmar on Friday, reports RFA, a non-profit corporation that broadcasts news and information in nine Asian languages.


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FACTS ABOUT THE ROHINGYA MUSLIMS OF ARAKAN

FACTS ABOUT THE ROHINGYA MUSLIMS OF ARAKAN | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Arakan, formerly called Rohang, lies on the north–western part of Burma with 360 miles coastal belt from the Bay of Bengal. It borders 167 miles with Bangladesh both by land and sea.
Rohingyas have been living in Arakan from time immemorial. They are a people with distinct culture and civilization of their own. They trace their ancestry to Arabs, Moors, Pathans, Moghuls, Bengalis and some Indo-Mongoloid people. Early Muslim settlements in Arakan date back to 7th century AD.
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Ethnic Cleansing of Myanmar’s Rohingyas

Ethnic Cleansing of Myanmar’s Rohingyas | HumanRight | Scoop.it
A pogrom against a population of Muslims called the Rohingyas shows the ugly side of Myanmar’s democratic transition.
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