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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 ...

Controlled Chaos: The Art of Harriet Showman
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Controlled Chaos: The Art of Harriet Showman

I'd hate to have the sun dictate my life.... ‘invisible-i-am’ is a book in the form of a teenage girl’s journal, a personal testimony that illustrates, with piercing clarity and uncanny empathy, the destructive ...

The Australian Dream

The Australian Dream

In days gone by, I would have celebrated Australia Day like most other people. Oblivious to the scale of the horrors inflicted upon the indigenous people of this Great Southern Land, I would have consumed my Vegemite ...

Australia’s Piracy on the High Seas

Australia’s Piracy on the High Seas

The protracted debacle that has been this detention at sea has left the human rights reputation of Australia in a shaky state. The piracy and detention of people by Australian officials outside their own territory ra ...

Fear of “catastrophic violence” against Myanmar Muslims

Fear of “catastrophic violence” against Myanmar Muslims

The attitudes behind the deadly and systematic violence against Muslims in overwhelmingly Buddhist Myanmar could, if left unchecked, lead to “mass atrocities,” Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) said in a report r ...

MIFEE: Racist agribusiness land grabs in West Papua reported to UN

MIFEE: Racist agribusiness land grabs in West Papua reported to UN

A coalition of organisations has requested the UN Committee on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination Commission to take action under its Early Warning and Urgent Action procedures to address the dire situation bei ...

PNG Gas Boom Not Benefiting Locals

PNG Gas Boom Not Benefiting Locals

A project run by ExxonMobil to supply China and Japan with liquefied gas for the next 30 years is changing life in Papua New Guinea with wildly inequitable results for local people. ...

Rohingya Documentary: Stateless In Their Own Country
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Rohingya Documentary: Stateless In Their Own Country

To commemorate the one year anniversary of the first outbreak of violence in Arakan state, Myanmar in June 2012, Restless Beings held a special exclusive screening of a documentary- Stateless In Their Own Country. ...

Inside Burma: The Hidden Genocide
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Inside Burma: The Hidden Genocide

Video on the ongoing genocide of the Rohingya in Rakhine State, Myanmar and violence against Muslims in general. Created by International Business Times, UK ...

Who burned 13 orphan boys alive in Yangon, Myanmar?

Who burned 13 orphan boys alive in Yangon, Myanmar?

Buddhist Nationalism provides the perfect cover for the military elite of Myanmar to continue their decades-long campaign of ethnic cleansing of Muslims, Christians and other indigenous minority groups throughout the ...

West Papua’s Uncertain Future

West Papua’s Uncertain Future

We are always told how primitive the Papuan people are; that we are the nobles in fine clothes while they are the koteka-wearing savages. We know that God created one of the most-stunning paradises on earth there, wh ...

#IdleNoMore fighting for indigenous sovereignty in Canada

#IdleNoMore fighting for indigenous sovereignty in Canada

Idle No More calls on all people to join in a revolution which honors and fulfills Indigenous sovereignty which protects the land and water. Colonization continues through attacks to Indigenous rights and damage to t ...

Rohingya – The Hidden Genocide
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Rohingya – The Hidden Genocide

This is a story of a people fleeing the land where they were born, of a people deprived of citizenship in their homeland. It is the story of the Rohingya of western Myanmar, whose very existence as a people is denied ...

Rohingya flee violence in Myanmar
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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

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. ...

Burma’s Rohingya – The Human Story
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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 ...

Where now for Burma’s Rohingya?
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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. ...

Save Rohingya
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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 ...

Burma: Sectarianism and Speculation

Burma: Sectarianism and Speculation

The sectarian crisis gripping Burma’s Arakan State is brutal, tragic and poses a serious threat to the entire country’s future. Yet alongside the horror, a sense of confusions reigns regarding exactly what is un ...

Portia’s Lament: Western greed and the death of the indigenous cultures of West Papua

Portia’s Lament: Western greed and the death of the indigenous cultures of West Papua

The truth is that everyone benefits from the exploitation of West Papua’s natural resources except the West Papuan’s themselves! The devastation wrought by mining and other resource extraction industries (such as ...