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Rohingya Genocide: ‘We’re going to crack on them severely and fast’

Rohingya Genocide: ‘We’re going to crack on them severely and fast’

Video Provides Evidence of Crimes Against Rohingya in Burma In a new short film released today (27 September 2018), Fortify Rights exposed footage of a Myanmar Army soldier explaining to a group of civilians how the ...

Thy Neo-Fascist’s Will

Thy Neo-Fascist’s Will

In the infinite realm of possibilities, a radical group of Burmese monks chose to inspire hate. A stifling climate of spite to suit their insecurities and apartheid fantasies. Their version of reality (and love) for ...

Patterns of impunity and deceit in Myanmar

Patterns of impunity and deceit in Myanmar

A UN supervised investigation is needed before more atrocities are committed against the Rohingya Muslims. Yet another deadly attack on Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya minority made the news recently, this time taking ...

Anonymous Rallies Around Rohingya, Prepares for Online Operation

Anonymous Rallies Around Rohingya, Prepares for Online Operation

Worried that ethnic cleansing may take place without international attention, Anonymous is preparing an operation in support of Myanmar’s minority Muslim Rohingya ethnic group, possibly targeting government officia ...

Is Oil One Reason For Genocide of Rohingya in Burma?

Is Oil One Reason For Genocide of Rohingya in Burma?

Human rights campaigners are warning that further ethnic cleansing of the Rhingya in Burma, which is being exacerbated by land clearances due to economic developments surrounding the Shwe Oil/Gas pipeline, could be i ...

Rohingya – The Forgotten People
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Rohingya – The Forgotten People

They are branded as one of the most persecuted communities in the world by the UN, yet nobody knows their name. They are the forgotten people. ...

Expert Warns of Rohingya Genocide

Expert Warns of Rohingya Genocide

According to Prof. Schabas, one of the foremost experts on international criminal law: “We’re moving into a zone where the word can be used (in the case of the Rohingya). When you see measures preventing births, ...

Making Rohingya Statelessness

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. ...

The World’s Longest Ongoing Civil War
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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. ...

South Sudan: Tumultuous Birth of a New State

South Sudan: Tumultuous Birth of a New State

After a long, always troubled and often bloody journey, South Sudan's independence is just days away. July 9th will be a historic day for Sudan, for Africa and for the world. It will mark the end of a long, hard stru ...

Kyrgyzstan: Lessons for the Arab Spring?

Kyrgyzstan: Lessons for the Arab Spring?

It has been one year since bloody ethnic clashes in the Kyrgyz city of Osh shattered the optimism that followed the revolution deposing authoritarian dictator Kurmanbek Bakiyev...longstanding tensions between Kyrgyz ...

UN Report: Sudan- “Ethnic Cleansing” Warning!
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UN Report: Sudan- “Ethnic Cleansing” Warning!

UN Security council has demanded the immediate withdrawal of Sudanese troops,from the disputed Abyei region, on the border with South Sudan. ...

UN Rushes Aid to Victims of Ethnic Violence in Kyrgyzstan
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UN Rushes Aid to Victims of Ethnic Violence in Kyrgyzstan

First international aid reaches Kyrgyzstan victims of conflict. ...

Ethnic Violence Strikes Kyrgyzstan

Ethnic Violence Strikes Kyrgyzstan

In June of 2010, attacks, fueled by ethnic tensions between minority Uzbeks and Kyrgyz nationals, erupted taking the lives of 2000 Uzbeks and displacing 80,000. ...

Ethnic Violence in Kyrgyzstan
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Ethnic Violence in Kyrgyzstan

For four days in June 2010, violence engulfed southern Kyrgyzstan, as ethnic Kyrgyz and Uzbeks clashed, leaving more than 2,000 people dead, thousands more homeless, and entire Uzbek neighborhoods burned to the groun ...