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News Topic - Myanmar

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Physicians Call for Crimes Against Humanity Investigation in Myanmar A physicians group working with Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh says medical and scientific evidence indicates the extent of the violence they suffered at the hands of the Myanmar military and civilians. In Please Tell the World What They Have Done to Us,
Voice of America | 1 hour, 3 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Exclusive: Citing lack of progress, secretary to Myanmar's Rohingya panel quits The Thai secretary to an international panel set up by Myanmar to advise on the Rohingya crisis quit his post, dealing another blow to the credibility of a body meant to demonstrate the government's commitment to resolving the issue.
Reuters | 16 hours, 10 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Rights group: Anti-Rohingya violence in Myanmar was 'genocide' Myanmar authorities' plots ahead of an uprising last year along with subsequent violence amounted to genocide against Rohingya, a new report says.
United Press International | Jul 19, 2018 2:54 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Myanmar police insisted on meeting, gave documents: Reuters reporter A Reuters reporter accused of obtaining secret state documents in Myanmar told a court on Monday a policeman had called him on the day he was arrested and insisted on a meeting, at which the officer abruptly handed some papers to him and a colleague.
Reuters | Jul 19, 2018 1:15 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Myanmar authorities planned genocide against Rohingya, rights group claims Officials armed non-Rohingya civilians and suspended aid in months before Rakhine state, new research allegesAuthorities in Myanmar made preparations for attacks against the Rohingya with genocidal intent in the weeks before last years purge, a rights wat
The Guardian | Jul 19, 2018 11:52 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rights group details lead-up to Myanmar attacks on Rohingya The Myanmar military systematically prepared for attacks on Rohingya Muslims, confiscating knives and other sharp-edged tools, arming and training non-Muslim civilians and forcing Rohingya families to remove protective fences around their homes, the indep
Washington Post | Jul 19, 2018 09:13 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Facebook to Remove Content That Could Incite Violence Critics say the company has not done enough to block false posts that have led to attacks in countries including Sri Lanka, Myanmar and India.
MSN Money | Jul 19, 2018 08:22 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Myanmar police focused interrogation on Rohingya story: Reuters journalist A Reuters reporter on trial in Myanmar said the police questioning after he and a colleague were arrested in December centered on their reporting of a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, not on secret state documents they are accused of obtaining.
Reuters | Jul 18, 2018 7:21 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Trilobites: Baby Snake Fossil Found Trapped in Amber Offers Clues on Evolution A baby snake and snakeskin were preserved in two specimens found in Myanmar.
New York Times | Jul 18, 2018 6:49 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rights Groups Urges Myanmar to Make Amends for Seized Land Myanmar's government should expedite restitution for past illegal confiscations of land, an international human rights group said Tuesday, detailing how previous land seizures there are still harming farmers under the civilian-led government of Aung San S
Voice of America | Jul 18, 2018 03:15 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend