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News Topic - Myanmar

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Veteran U.S. diplomat Richardson to work for Reuters reporters release (Reuters) - Former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson said on Monday he would work toward securing the release of two Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar in his capacity as a member of an international advisory board on the crisis in Rakhine state.
Reuters | 3 hours, 17 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Myanmar prosecutor seeks Official Secrets Act charges against two Reuters reporters YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar prosecutors sought charges on Wednesday against two Reuters reporters under the Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 14 years, the reporters' lawyer said.
Reuters | 3 hours, 40 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Myanmar says 1st camp for Rohingya will be ready next week A top Myanmar official said Monday that a camp to house Rohingya Muslim and Hindu refugees who return from Bangladesh will be ready by its promised deadline next week.
Washington Post | 6 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
UK Government has been 'unacceptably' slow to respond to persecution of Rohingya in Myanmar, MPs warn International Development Committee condemns ministers' decision to send just two UK experts to help prevent sexual violence against refugees
The Independent | 7 hours ago | comment? | recommend
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MPs' 'grave concern' about returning Rohingya people A committee warns about the plight of thousands of people being returned to Myanmar.
BBC News | 9 hours, 15 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Myanmar says first camp for repatriated Rohingya will be ready next week Myanmar and Bangladesh signed an agreement in November to repatriate Rohingya after more than 650,000 fled a brutal crackdown
The Globe and Mail | 19 hours, 37 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Myanmar: 1st Camp for Rohingya Will be Ready Next Week A top Myanmar official said Monday that a camp to house Rohingya Muslim and Hindu refugees who return from Bangladesh will be ready by its promised deadline next week. More than 650,000 ethnic Rohingya Muslims fled to Bangladesh since Myanmar's military l
Voice of America | 20 hours, 7 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Myanmar says temporary camp will house 30,000 Rohingya targeted for repatriation YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar is building a camp to temporarily house 30,000 Rohingya Muslims targeted for repatriation after fleeing violence in Rakhine State, state media reported on Monday, as Myanmar and Bangladesh meet to discuss how to implement a repa
Reuters | 23 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Reuters chief says journalists jailed in Myanmar need the public Read full story for latest details.
CNN.com | Jan 14, 2018 9:39 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Myanmar, Bangladesh meet amid doubts about Rohingya repatriation plan DHAKA/YANGON (Reuters) - Hamid Hussain, a 71-year-old Rohingya Muslim farmer, first fled Myanmar for Bangladesh in 1992. He went home the next year under a repatriation deal between the two neighbors, only to repeat the journey last September when violenc
Reuters | Jan 14, 2018 08:37 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend