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Shadow minister moves Rohingya crisis in UK parliament

The UK parliament has had a lengthy discussion on the Rohingya crisis which Minister for Asia and the Pacific Mark Field calls a ‘global humanitarian catastrophe’ and not just a Muslim issue. British shadow Minister for International Development Roberta Blackman-Woods, who recently visited Bangladesh and Rohingya camps, moved the motion with Ian Paisley in the chair. […]

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US declares ‘ethnic cleansing’ against Rohingya in Myanmar

WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States declared the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar to be “ethnic cleansing” on Wednesday, threatening penalties for military officials engaged in a brutal crackdown that has sent more than 620,000 refugees flooding over the border to Bangladesh. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson blamed Myanmar’s security forces and “local […]

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Rohingya crisis: US suspends offical travel to Burma as Rex Tillerson accuses regime of 'ethnic cleansing'

The United States has temporarily suspended travel for American officials to parts of Burma’s Rakhine state, the US embassy said on Thursday, citing concerns over potential protests after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson accused the country of carrying out the “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims in the state. Tillerson threatened penalties for military officials engaged in a brutal crackdown that has sent more than 620,000 refugees […]

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Pope to meet head of Myanmar army, Rohingya refugees: Vatican

VATICAN CITY (Reuters) – Pope Francis will meet the head of Myanmar’s army and Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh, both late additions to a tour of the two countries next week. Human rights monitors and U.N. officials have accused Myanmar’s military of atrocities, including mass rape, against the stateless Rohingya during operations that followed insurgent attacks […]

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U.S. Congress members decry 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar; Suu Kyi doubts allegations

YANGON/NAYPYITAW (Reuters) – Members of the U.S. Congress said on Tuesday operations carried out against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar had “all the hallmarks” of ethnic cleansing, while the country’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi expressed doubts about allegations of rights abuses. The U.S. Senate members also said they were disturbed by a “violent and […]

Myanmar NEWS

အေမရိကန္ သံအမတ္နဲ႔ လႊတ္ေတာ္ အမတ္ေတြ ANP ေခါင္းေဆာင္ေတြနဲ႔ ေတ႔ြဆံု

ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံဆိုင္ရာ အေမရိကန္သံအမတ္ႀကီး Scot Marciel နဲ႔ အေမရိကန္လႊတ္ေတာ္အမတ္ေတြဟာ ေမာင္ေတာေဒသအေရးနဲ႔ ပတ္သက္ၿပီး ရခိုင္အမ်ိဳးသားပါတီ ANP နဲ႔ စစ္ေတြၿမိဳ႕က ပါတီဌာနခ်ဳပ္မွာ ဒီေန႔ ေတြ႔ဆံုေဆြးေႏြးခဲ့ၾကပါတယ္။ ႏိုင္ငံတကာအသိုင္းအဝိုင္းေတြက မြတ္စလင္ေတြဘက္က ဖိအားေပးေျပာဆိုေနတာေတြဟာ ပဋိပကၡကို ပိုမိုရႈပ္ေထြးေစတာေၾကာင့္ မွ်မွ်တတေျပာဆိုဖို႔ တိုက္တြန္းခဲ့တယ္လို႔ ရခုိင္အမ်ိဳးသားပါတီ ANP ရဲ႕ အေထြေထြ အတြင္းေရးမွဴး ဦးထြန္းေအာင္ေက်ာ္ ကေျပာပါတယ္။ “ရိုဟင္ဂ်ာဆိုတဲ့ အသံုးအႏႈန္းကို ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံမွာ လက္မခံဘူး၊ အဲဒီလို ရခိုင္တိုင္းရင္းသားေတြဘက္က မႀကိဳက္တဲ့ အခ်က္အလက္ေတြကို ေျပာဆိုဖိအားေပးျခင္းအားျဖင့္ ပိုၿပီးေတာ့ ပဋိပကၡေတြကို ႀကီးမားစြာျဖစ္ေပၚလာေစႏိုင္ တယ္၊ အဲဒီေတာ့ ႏိုင္ငံတကာအေနနဲ႔လည္း တိုင္းရင္းသားေတြဘက္က စာနာေထာက္ထားစြာနဲ႔ မွ်တစြာ ေျပာဆိုေဆြးေႏြးသင့္တယ္လို႔ ျပန္ၿပီးတင္ျပတဲ့အခါ သူတို႔က အဲဒါကိုလက္မခံဘူး” ဘဂၤလားေဒ့ရ္ွႏိုင္ငံကို ထြက္ေျပးတိမ္းေရွာင္ေနၾကတဲ့ မြတ္စလင္ေတြဟာ ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္မွာ […]

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ကန္လႊတ္ေတာ္ကိုယ္စားလွယ္အဖဲြ႔ စစ္ေတြ မြတ္ဆလင္ဒုကၡသည္စခန္းေလ့လာ

ျမန္မာျပည္ကို ၂ရက္ၾကာေရာက္ရွိေနတဲ့ အေမရိကန္ အထက္လႊတ္ေတာ္အမတ္ Jeffrey Alan Merkley ဦးေဆာင္တဲ့ အေမရိကန္ လႊတ္ေတာ္ကိုယ္စားလွယ္မ်ားအဖြဲ႕ဟာ ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္ အစိုးရအဖြဲ႕နဲ႔ ဒီကေန႔ ေတြ႕ဆံုခဲ့ၿပီး စစ္ေတြၿမိဳ႕က ေအာင္မဂၤလာရပ္ကြက္ကို သြားေရာက္ ေလ့လာခဲ့ပါတယ္။ အေမရိ ကန္ လႊတ္ေတာ္ကိုယ္စားလွယ္မ်ားအဖြဲ႕အေနနဲ႔ ရခိုင္အေရးနဲ႔ ပတ္သက္လိုႊ ႏိုင္ငံတကာ အဖြဲ႕အစည္း ေတြနဲ႔ မီဒီယာေတြကရတဲ့ သတင္းအခ်က္အလက္ေတြအေပၚ အေျခခံၿပီးေတာ့ ေဆြးေႏြးသြားတာ ျဖစ္ ၿပီး ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္တြင္း အေျခအေနမွန္ကို ေလ့လာသြားတာမရွိဘူးလို႔ ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္ အစိုးရအဖြဲ႕ ေျပာ ခြင့္ရသူက ေျပာပါတယ္။ သတင္းအျပည့္အစံုကိုေတာ့ ဗြီအိုေအ ျမန္မာပိုင္း သတင္းေထာက္ မျမင့္ျမင့္ ခိုင္က ေျပာျပေပးပါမယ္။ ရခုိင္ျပည္နယ္တြင္း အၾကမ္းဖက္မႈေတြနဲ႔ အိုးအိမ္စြန္႔ခြာ ထြက္ေျပးေနရမႈေတြ ရပ္တန္႔ဖို႔အပါ အ ဝင္ လူသားခ်င္း […]

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Call it genocide

Gregory Stanton The UN calls the Myanmar army’s aggression against the Rohingya “ethnic cleansing”. “Ethnic cleansing” is a term invented by Slobodan Milosevic. It’s a euphemism for forced displacement and genocide. It’s an insidious term because there is no international treaty law against it, whereas there are international laws against forced displacement and genocide. “Ethnic […]