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Over 500 Rohingya, Bangladeshis land on Indonesia shore

Over 500 Rohingya, Bangladeshis land on Indonesia shore

Apr 10, – Steve Hamilton, deputy chief of mission at the International Organization for Migration in Jakarta, Indonesia’s capital, said his teams were racing to the Aceh province sub-district of Seunuddon, where the boats landed. He said four boats were found with more than 500 people on board, adding that three had apparently been abandoned […]

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Holocaust museum highlights Myanmar’s Rohingya

Holocaust museum highlights Myanmar’s Rohingya

Nov 06, – Myanmar says the display, at an institution constructed in Washington to depict the genocide against Jews during World War II, is inappropriate. It can be seen by tourists and passers-by just a few blocks from the White House, where only six months ago President Barack Obama paid tribute to President Thein Sein. […]

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No significant results in Myanmar president’s US visit

No significant results in Myanmar president’s US visit

May 21, AP – Forty-seven years – that’s how long it has been since the US last received a head of state from the country most still call Burma. Experts like Ernest Bower of the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) welcomed Monday’s visit (20.05.2013) from Myanmar’s President Thein Sein as a “historic occasion.” […]

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