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Lives of Rohingya Muslims mean nothing to UN

The UN special rapporteur on Myanmar, Yanghee Lee, has voiced concern about expulsion of all Rohingya Muslims from the Southeast Asian country. The international community says a lot but does nothing to save the lives of Rohingya Muslim minority in Myanmar, says Jahangir Mohammad, director of the Center for Muslim ...

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UN expert warns Myanmar may be trying to ‘expel’ all Rohingya Muslims

The UN special rapporteur on Myanmar has expressed concern that the Southeast Asian country may be seeking to “expel” all members of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim community from its territory. Addressing the UN Human Rights Council in the Swiss city of Geneva on Monday, Yanghee Lee warned that a full purge could be the ...

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Footage emerges showing Myanmar police beating Rohingya Muslims

A Rohingya couple whose two elder sons were taken by the Myanmarese military pose for a photograph with their younger children after their escape from Myanmar, in a refugee camp in Teknaf, in Bangladesh, November 24, 2016. (Photo by AFP)

A new video has emerged showing Myanmar’s police using excessive force against Rohingya Muslims in the western state of Rakhine.  A front-page story on Monday in the state-owned Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper said that the video clip was recorded by a police constable. The footage shows Myanmar’s police beating ...

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Myanmar to “write history” without Muslims

Myanmar to write ‘history’ without Muslims

Myanmar´s religious affairs ministry plans to write a book to prove the Rohingya are not indigenous to the country, as tensions grow over a brutal military crackdown on the Muslim minority. Almost 27,000 Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh since the beginning of November, the UN said on Tuesday, fleeing a ...

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