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Posts Tagged ‘Arakan State’ (147 found)

Five Years Since Fighting Renewed in Kachin State and Still No Relief in Sight

Kachin IDPs1On 9 June, 2016, 130 global solidarity groups banded together to draw attention to the fifth anniversary of renewed armed conflict in Kachin State and the end of a 17-year ceasefire between the Burma Army and the Kachin Independence Army (KIA).

June 15, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

NLD Government Must Protect Rohingya People

We, the undersigned Rohingya organizations express our serious concern that the security, honour and dignity of the Rohingya population continue to be at stake due to growing anti-Rohingya sentiment at the behest of the powerful and influential groups in the Myanmar […]

May 16, 2016  •  By Rohingya Organizations  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Hundreds Displaced as Conflict Rages in Myanmar’s Rakhine State

SITTWE, Myanmar – A delegation of members of Parliament in Myanmar visited the country’s western Rakhine State on Wednesday amid tightened security after hundreds of residents were displaced by armed conflict that has raged since mid-April between the Myanmar Army and the Arakan Army guerillas […]

April 28, 2016  •  By Latin America Herald Tribune  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

More Displacement, More Abuses in Latest Burma Army Attacks

Peace-TalksThe Burma Army is stepping up on its promise to “eliminate” the Arakan Army (AA) with an increase in the number and ferocity of military attacks in northern Arakan State […]

April 26, 2016  •  By Burma Partnership  •  Tags: , , , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

NLD Must Lift all Aid Restrictions in Arakan State

Today a ferry boat with 65 Rohingya passengers including men, women, children and babies, sank at the entrance of ThayChoung river after being hit by big wave while they were traveling from Sin Tat Maw (Sandama) IDP camp in Pauktaw Township to Sittwe Township, Arakan, to buy food […]

April 19, 2016  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

In Flood-Affected Rural Areas, Poorest People Face Highest Food Insecurity Risk And Livestock And Fisheries Sectors Yet To Recover From Severe Damage

Yangon – More than seven months after Cyclone Komen caused widespread flooding in Myanmar, poor rural communities are still enduring increased levels of food insecurity, according to a UN report released today […]

March 17, 2016  •  By World Food Program  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

RSF calls for thorough Investigation of Bombing at Journalist’s Home

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the Burmese authorities to do everything possible to arrest and prosecute all those who had anything to do with last week’s bomb explosion at the home of Min Min, the chief editor of the Root Investigative Agency (RIA), in the troubled western state of Arakan […]

March 16, 2016  •  By Reporters Without Borders  •  Tags: , , , ,  •  Read more ➤

Practical steps the NLD-led government can take in its first six months to address human rights violations against the Rohingya

For decades successive regimes and governments in Burma have pursued a twin-track policy of impoverishment and human rights violations in order to attempt to wipe out the Rohingya community from Arakan State […]

February 18, 2016  •  By Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK  •  Tags: , , , , ,  •  Read more ➤