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India and Myanmar Sign MoU for Rakhine State’s Development

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India and Myanmar have signed a MoU to develop Rakhine State, from where thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled to …

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The Implications of The China–Myanmar Economic Corridor

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The reported move of China to build an economic corridor with Myanmar on the lines of China Pakistan Economic Corridor …

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“Ethnic Cleansing” of Rohingyas , US House Passes A Resolution

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The US House of Representatives has condemned the “ethnic cleansing” of Rohingya Muslims and called on Myanmar’s leadership to end …

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Rohingya Repatriation Agreement — Too Good and Too Soon ?

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The report that on 23 November last Bangladesh and Myanmar had signed a deal at Naypyidaw, the capital of Myanmar …

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Why is the West impatient with Myanmar?

Soon after Daw Aung San Suu Kyi made her first visit to strife torn Rakhine province, the New York Times …

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Prospects For Early Resolution Of The Rohingya Refugee Crisis

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It is indeed a very complex issue as it requires primarily creation of an environment in Rakhine conducive to the …

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The Rohingya Refugee crisis — another Palestine problem in Asia?

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The Muslims of Rakhine (known for centuries as Arakan )state of Myanmar – mostly Sunni and who speak what is …

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Who are the Rohingyas?

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The origin of the term ‘ Rohingya’ is phonological as this how it sounds when the word ‘Rakhine’ is pronounced …

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Land grab for projects fuels atrocities against the Rohingya

Women and children are the main sufferers of this huge crisis. Among the Rohingya refugees, 53% are women and girls, 4% are over 60 and 29% are under five. They are suffering from diarrhoea, malnutrition and pneumonia [image by: Zobaidur Rahman]

In the desperate scramble to flee military bullets, Rokeya Begum lost track of her husband. With her five children and …

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For 800,000-plus Rohingya Muslims , Bangladesh to Build Biggest Refugee Camps

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Bangladesh has announced it would build one of the world’s biggest refugee camps to house all the 800,000-plus Rohingya Muslims …

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