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Fresh fears for newborn babies as Rohingyas’ plight worsens

Fresh fears for newborn babies as Rohingyas’ plight worsens

19-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The Guardian | 6:00 AM

More than 400 babies have been born in the no man’s land between the borders of Bangladesh and Myanmar in the past 15 days as 400,000 Rohingya people have fled from the [...]
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Burma army chief urges unity over Rohingya ‘issue’

Burma army chief urges unity over Rohingya ‘issue’

19-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s army chief has urged the country to unite over the “issue” of the Rohingya, a Muslim group he says has no roots in the country, and which his [...]
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Exclusive’We will kill you all’: Rohingya villagers in Burma beg for safe passage

19-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims in violence-racked northwest Myanmar are pleading with the authorities for safe passage from two remote villages that are cut off by hostile [...]
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Rohingya Muslims killed in stampede for aid packages near Bangladeshi refugee camp

19-Sep-2017 Intellasia | The Independent | 6:00 AM

Three people have been killed during a stampede for aid outside a Rohingya refugee camp, according to agencies. One woman and two children reportedly died as food and [...]
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High stakes in Burma as Suu Kyi to address Rohingya crisis

19-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

As Rakhine state burns and Rohingya flee, Aung San Suu Kyi is preparing to address Myanmar on the crisis for the first timea high wire act seeking to soothe global outrage [...]
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600,000 Rohingya children may flee to Bangladesh, aid group warns

19-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Some 600,000 Rohingya children could flee to Bangladesh by the end of the year, a relief group said Sunday, highlighting the scale of the humanitarian crisis triggered by [...]
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Thousands of Rohingya stranded in no man’s land

19-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

For three weeks Dil Mohammad and his family have been stranded on a thin sliver of land between Bangladesh and their native Myanmar with thousands of other Rohingya, after [...]
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Rights group urges new Burma sanctions over Rohingya crisis

Rights group urges new Burma sanctions over Rohingya crisis

19-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

A rights group has called for targeted sanctions and an arms embargo against the Myanmar military in response to an offensive that has sent 410,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing [...]
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Burma says US official barred from Rohingya conflict zone

18-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Myanmar said on Friday a visiting US official would not be allowed to go to a region where violence has triggered an exodus of nearly 400,000 Rohingya Muslims that the United [...]
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RM58,000 to help people caught in conflict in Rakhine state, Burma

18-Sep-2017 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

Tabung Kemanusiaan Rohingya Media Prima, a humanitarian fund founded by Media Prima Bhd, has received donations amounting to RM58,000 from Superbikers Association of Malaysia [...]
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Burma’s Rohingya Refugee Crisis, Explained

Burma’s Rohingya Refugee Crisis, Explained

18-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

Religious clashes in Myanmar, a Buddhist-majority country, have driven an estimated 400,000 Rohingya Muslims out of the country, provoking the United Nations’ top human [...]
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Buddhists in Burma Are Unifying Behind a Deadly Nationalism

18-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Thenation | 6:00 AM

In southeastern Bangladesh, already-crowded refugee camps are swelling each day with arrivals from Myanmar. Upward of 400,000 stateless Muslim Rohingya have crossed the [...]
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What the Hell Is Happening in Burma?

18-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Nymag | 6:00 AM

Myanmar’s minority Muslim population, the Rohingya, are fleeing into Bangladesh by the thousands. The United Nations estimates that approximately 370,000 of [...]
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Who is selling Burma military weapons?

18-Sep-2017 Intellasia | Aljazeera | 6:00 AM

The Myanmar army has shaped the country’s politics and external affairs since it gained independence from the British in 1948. For more than half a century the army [...]
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Suu Kyi tells US lawmaker she seeks aid for Rohingya

16-Sep-2017 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

A top US lawmaker defended Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday, saying Myanmar’s under-fire leader had assured him she is working to get aid to Rohingya Muslims suffering a [...]
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