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Three bombs explode in capital of Myanmar’s Rakhine state, no deaths reported

Three bombs explode in capital of Myanmar’s Rakhine state, no deaths reported

Three bombs exploded in different locations around Rakhine’s state capital Sittwe early on Saturday morning, including the home of a high ranking official, Myanmar police said, adding that no deaths were reported. “Three bombs exploded and three other unexploded bombs were found. A police officer was injured but not seriously,” a senior officer said on […]

February 24, 2018 | By | Reply More
New reports of Myanmar acid atrocities in Rakhine state

New reports of Myanmar acid atrocities in Rakhine state

Soldiers from Myanmar used acid to burn away the faces of slaughtered Rohingya Muslims so they couldn’t be identified before the bodies were thrown into mass graves, shocking new evidence has revealed. Time-stamped cell phone videos obtained by Associated Press of the graves show blue-green puddles of acid sludge surrounding corpses, jutting into the air […]

February 3, 2018 | By | Reply More
Muslim man beheaded in Myanmar, punished for speaking to media

Muslim man beheaded in Myanmar, punished for speaking to media

The headless body of a Muslim villager has been found days after he spoke to reporters on a rare government-guided media tour of restive northern Rakhine State, Myanmar police said on Friday. Troops have taken control of the dangerous and remote region bordering Bangladesh since October 9 when armed men raided police posts, killing nine […]

December 24, 2016 | By | Reply More
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. […]

November 7, 2013 | By | Reply More
Myanmar Muslims hide amid deadly sectarian clashes

Myanmar Muslims hide amid deadly sectarian clashes

Oct 03, – The violence underscored the government’s failure to stop the unrest from spreading since it erupted last year, costing hundreds of people their lives and many thousands their homes. Tuesday’s unrest near the coastal town of Thandwe saw Buddhist mobs kill a 94-year-old woman and four other Muslims and burn dozens of homes. […]

October 3, 2013 | By | Reply More
Suu Kyi slams Myanmar Government on 2-child limit for Muslims

Suu Kyi slams Myanmar Government on 2-child limit for Muslims

May 27, AP – YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — Over the weekend, authorities in strife-torn Rakhine state said they were restoring a measure imposed during past military rule that banned Rohingya families from having more than two children. Details about the policy and how it will be enforced have not been released, sparking calls for clarity […]

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