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The Silence of a Laureate: Ethnic & Religious Tensions Rise in Burma - Forbes

The Silence of a Laureate: Ethnic & Religious Tensions Rise in Burma - Forbes | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Cover via Amazon When I was growing up in Bangladesh, Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi never ceased to amaze me.

.......However, is it what Suu Kyi is not saying that may be most telling of the kind of leader she will be, beyond the borders of our imagination? In reality, how will “The Lady” rule? Burma’s ethnic minorities may hold some clues.

 

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Rohingya issue: Bangladesh should play a more proactive role ~ Rohingya Blogger

Rohingya issue: Bangladesh should play a more proactive role ~ Rohingya Blogger | HumanRight | Scoop.it

President Zillur Rahman addresses the 4th Extra-ordinary Session of the organisation of Islamic Conference (OIC) held in Mekka on August 15, 2012 and says: "We must take a pro-active role towards a lasting solution to this long-standing (Rohingya) problem both bilaterally and multilaterally."

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'Mass graves' for Myanmar's Rohingya

'Mass graves' for Myanmar's Rohingya | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Exclusive report from Rakihne state exposes an entire region divided by religious and racial discrimination.
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Sky News: Human rights challenge Burma - UN envoy

Sky News: Human rights challenge Burma - UN envoy | HumanRight | Scoop.it
The UN rapporteur called on the Burma government to review its 1982 Citizens Act, which barred citizenship for the Rohingya Muslim minority group in the Rakhine state, exposing them to discrimination, exploitation and abuses, leading to occasional outbreaks of violence.
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Experts: Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar victims of global power struggle

Experts: Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar victims of global power struggle | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Although continuing violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar alarmed the international community, bringing their plight to the international agenda, experts agree that Muslims in Myanmar are the victims of a global power struggle and that...
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UNHCR | Refworld | Myanmar: Displaced Rohingya living "worse than animals"

UNHCR | Refworld | Myanmar: Displaced Rohingya living "worse than animals" | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Refworld is the leading source of information necessary for taking quality decisions on refugee status.

Myanmar: Displaced Rohingya living "worse than animals"
Nearly 75,000 people living in temporary camps and shelters following inter-communal conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine State in June face deteriorating living conditions, say local aid workers and residents.

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Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi faces rare criticism over Rohingya Muslims

Burma’s Aung San Suu Kyi faces rare criticism over Rohingya Muslims | HumanRight | Scoop.it
For weeks, Suu Kyi, often called Burma’s Gandhi, has dodged questions on the plight of the Muslim minority, prompting criticism from human rights groups.
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Rohingya Muslims: OIC calls for fact-finding mission to Myanmar – The Express Tribune

Rohingya Muslims: OIC calls for fact-finding mission to Myanmar – The Express Tribune | HumanRight | Scoop.it
The organi­sation wants to stop ethnic cleans­ing of Rohing­ya Muslim­s.

JEDDAH: The head of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) on Sunday proposed sending an OIC mission to probe the “massacres” of Rohingya Muslims in Buddhist-majority Myanmar, a statement said on Sunday.

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Burma's monks call for Muslim community to be shunned

Burma's monks call for Muslim community to be shunned | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Monks who played a vital role in Burma's recent struggle for democracy have been accused of fuelling ethnic tensions in the country by calling on people to shun a Muslim community that has suffered decades of abuse.
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Impending humanitarian crisis in western Myanmar

Impending humanitarian crisis in western Myanmar | HumanRight | Scoop.it
Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims are threatened by an increase in sectarian violence.
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