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Myanmar Times

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Written by brcaau Saturday, 25 August 2012 12:01

UNHCR seeks ‘true’ community reconciliation in Rakhine State

By May Sandy

Volume 32, No. 635

July 16 - 22, 2012

THE head of UN Refugee Agency has dismissed President U Thein Sein’s suggestion that stateless Rohingya be sent to refugee camps or a third country.

UN high commissioner for refugees Mr Antonio Guterres met President U Thein Sein in Nay Pyi Taw on July 12 to discuss the crisis in Rakhine state. According to the president’s official website, U Thein Sein told Mr Guterres that the solution to communal violence in Rakhine State was to send the Rohingya – known in Myanmar as Bengalis – to either UNHCR refugee camps or a third country. Read more

 

Press TV

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Written by brcaau Saturday, 25 August 2012 11:59

Iran's Foreign Ministry urges end to violence in Myanmar

Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar tried to cross the Naf River into Bangladesh to escape sectarian violence. (File Photo)

Iran's Foreign Ministry Spokesman Ramin Mehmanparast has expressed deep concern over the massacre of Muslims in Myanmar, urging an end to violence in the southeastern Asian country. Read more

 

DVB interviews with Mr Hla Aung President of NDPHR in exile

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Written by brcaau Saturday, 25 August 2012 11:58

DVB interviews with Mr Hla Aung President of NDPHR in exile

 

IRNA

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Written by brcaau Saturday, 25 August 2012 11:55

Iran voices concern over mass killings of Muslims in Myanmar

Tehran, July 16, IRNA - Foreign Ministry Spokesperson Ramin Mehmanparast voiced Islamic Republic of Iran’s deep concern over the reports on mass killing of Muslims in Myanmar, here on Monday.

Referring to the reports about mass murder of Muslims in sectarian violence in Myanmar, he called for the immediate intervention of the Myanmar government as well as the international institutions, including the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to investigate the case and help for stopping it. Read more

 

Asian Correspondent

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Written by brcaau Saturday, 25 August 2012 11:53

Burma’s ‘free’ press strikes an ominous note

By Asia Sentinel Jul 11, 2012 10:36AM UTC

Burma Freeing The Press

The new publications are openly partisan, nationalist and aiding a deadly war against the already disenfranchised Rohingya minority in the troubled Arakan state alongside the government, nationalist ethnic Rakhines and Buddhist Burmese. Read more

   

Todays Zaman

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Written by brcaau Saturday, 25 August 2012 11:51

Turkey seeks to bring Myanmar Muslims’ plight to int’l attention

16 July 2012 / TODAY’S ZAMAN, ANKARA

Turkey, which is concerned about continuing violence against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, seeks to bring the plight of this community onto the international agenda, calling on the international community to end its silence on the situation affecting the Southeast Asian country. Read more

   

Anadolu Agency

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Written by brcaau Saturday, 25 August 2012 11:49

Arakan Muslims have been suffered human rights violations

14 July 2012 13:12 (Last updated 14 July 2012 13:27)

Turkish Religious Affairs Directorate called on international organizations not to remain silent to violence against Arakanese Muslims in Burma.ANKARA

Turkish Religious Affairs Directorate called on international organizations such as the United Nations (UN) and the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) not to remain silent to violence against Arakanese Muslims in Burma.

A statement by the Religious Affairs Directorate said that more than 1,000 Arakenese Muslims living in Burma were killed and more than 90,000 Muslims there were left homeless. Read more

   

Association of Southeast Asian Nations

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Written by brcaau Saturday, 25 August 2012 11:46

ASEAN Heeds Concerns for the Rohingya Tension

Jakarta, 13 July 2012

The ASEAN Secretary-General, Dr. Surin Pitsuwan, has taken a personal interest on Rohingya.  This week in Phnom Penh, Dr. Surin raised the issue of Rohingya directly with the Ministers of Foreign Affairs of Myanmar and Bangladesh. They have both promised to cooperate and will keep ASEAN informed. Read more

 

   

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