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Rohingya flee violence in Myanmar

Pete Pattisson reports on the violence in Arakan state. Thousands of Muslim Rohingyas flee their villages to escape mobs of Rakhine Buddhists, ending up in overcrowded refugee camps in their own land. ...

Making Rohingya Statelessness

The history of how the Rohingya Muslims of Arakan State in western Burma (Myanmar) lost their status and citizenship and became stateless under the Burmese military dictatorship. ...

Blood and Gold: Inside Burma’s Hidden War

So far, more than 75,000 ethnic Kachin civilians have been driven from their ancestral lands. Human rights groups allege the Burmese army is intentionally attacking civilian areas, with wide-spread evidence of tortur ...

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Burma’s Rohingya – The Human Story

Until now, the mainstream media has failed to report on this issue from inside Myanmar as there are security concerns of filming there. Restless Beings has put together this film to demonstrate the type of harsh tre ...

Thein Sein: Burmese Gov’t Will Not Recognize 800,000 Rohingya Citizens

Burma’s President Thein Sein told a visiting delegation from the United Nation’s High Commissioner for Refugees that the government will not recognize the Rohingya and are considering handing over the e ...

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China turns away Burma’s Kachin refugees

Human rights groups say there are documented cases involving around 300 Kachins being forced to return to Burma and others who were turned away at the border. ...

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Where now for Burma’s Rohingya?

Channel 4 News Asia Correspondent John Sparks reports on the Rohingya refugees being pushed back from Bangladesh after fleeing persecution in Burma. ...

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Save Rohingya

The Rohingya have no rights under Burmese law, and are often extremely poor and marginalized in Arakan State. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have attempted to escape to other countries, mostly to neighboring Bang ...

Troubles Continue for Myanmar’s Rohingya Minority

While the new government has engaged in a series of reforms toward democratisation, there has been no real progress for the Rohingya, no change at the policy level and very little on the ground. “They have no h ...

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Aung San Suu Kyi (Video) – AK Rockefeller

Music by AK Rockefeller / Video by Humphrey King: Less than two years on from a sham general election designed to entrench the rule of the military and its proxies, unprecedentedly free polling has returned a landsli ...

Burma: Fighting Rapidly Escalating In Kachin State

The scale of fighting in Kachin State has increased significantly during the past month, and could be building to an attack on the Kachin Independence Organization (KIO) headquarters in Laiza, say observers. The esca ...

Myanmar reforms do not apply to 40,000 unregistered Rohingya Children

An estimated 40,000 Rohingya children are believed to be unregistered in Myanmar, according to a new report. This is only part of an all-pervasive campaign of racism and ethnic cleansing directed against the Rohingya ...

Rebuttal to U Khin Maung Saw’s Misinformation on Rohingya

Numerous Crimes Against Humanity have been committed by the Burmese military regime and non-state actors against the Rohingya people ...

China transports Burmese troops inside its border to fight KIA

The Chinese army secretly transported dozens of Burmese troops inside its border on Friday morning to fight against the Kachin Independence Army ...

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China’s Forbidden News: China Angry over Myitsone Dam

A report by China's Forbidden News on the Chinese response to Myanmar president Thein Sein's decision to halt construction of the Myitsone mega-dam project... ...

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The World’s Longest Ongoing Civil War

For more than 60 years, Karen rebels have been fighting a civil war against the government of Myanmar. ...

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My Rohingya – Documentary

My Rohingya Documentary, A First Documentary by Thananuch Sanguansak,a woman journalist from Thailand. ...

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Vital Voices: Interview with Aung San Suu Kyi

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi speaks with Vital Voices President and CEO Alyse Nelson. ...

Kachin State, Burma: Soldiers Slaughtered, Women Raped in Newly Ignited Civil War

Kachin State, Burma: Soldiers Slaughtered, Women Raped in Newly Ignited Civil War

The firece fighting between troops from Kachin Independence Army, armed wing of Kachin Independence Organization, and Burma Army claimed over a hundred of Burmese soldiers and two batallion commanders' lives within o ...

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ROHINGYA: Mothering Refugees- Kutu Palong Makeshift Camp

With neither hope of asylum in Bangladesh nor returning to their native Arakan State, 500 miles northwest of the Burmese capital Yangon, these Muslim Rohingya women and children survive within the camp by taking refu ...