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Reuters pair face a maximum of 14 years in prison after being charged with breaking a colonial-era act in Myanmar.

The UN Secretary General is preparing to visit makeshift Rohingya refugee camps, describing them as "one of the most discriminated communities on Earth"

US downgrades Myanmar in trafficking report

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US downgrades Myanmar in trafficking report

The annual US report downgraded Myanmar noting it failed to protect the Rohingya Muslims fleeing a military crackdown.

Myanmar military leaders oversaw 'crimes against humanity': Amnesty

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Myanmar military leaders oversaw 'crimes against humanity': Amnesty

A detailed report by Amnesty International found that Myanmar's military have overseen an "orchestrated, systematic attack" on the ...

White settler states and their war against the 'other'

CJ Werleman

White settler states and their war against the 'other'

Comment: On the front lines of some of today's worst human rights abuses are the three white settler colonial states; the United States, ...

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One person displaced every two seconds: UN

Syria's seven-year conflict has pushed more than 6.3 million people out of the country, the UN said, with Turkey hosting by far the largest number of refugees.

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Iranian suicide latest in Australia's offshore migrant detention policy

A young Iranian man appears to have committed suicide on the remote island of Nauru after being sent there five years ago by Australia's ...

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Shipwrecked Rohingya refugees return to Myanmar

Scores of Rohingya refugees have landed back in Myanmar after an abortive attempt to flee to Malaysia by sea.

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Myanmar meets to establish 'independent probe' into Rohingya massacres

Myanmar's army and government have met to discuss establishing an independent probe into the military's ethnic cleansing of the ...

Conservative Muslim Forum says party failing to tackle Islamophobia

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Conservative Muslim Forum says party failing to tackle Islamophobia

The CMF is the latest to join calls for an independent investigation into Islamophobia within the Conservative Party.

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Israel-Myanmar education deal allows 'editing of history'

Israel has signed an education agreement with Myanmar allowing each country to 'mutually verify' how 'histories' are taught in the respective ...

UN, Myanmar agree steps for return of <em>Rohingya</em> refugees

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UN, Myanmar agree steps for return of Rohingya refugees

The UN has called for the 'voluntary, safe, dignified and sustainable' return of Rohingya refugees to Myanmar after agreeing on ...

Muslim Council of Britain slams Conservatives' 'weekly Islamophobia'

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Muslim Council of Britain slams Conservatives' 'weekly Islamophobia'

The Muslim Council of Britain is calling on the Conservative Party to launch an inquiry after Islamophobic comments from some members.

<em>Rohingya</em> militants massacred Hindu villagers: Amnesty

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Rohingya militants massacred Hindu villagers: Amnesty

A new amnesty report says Rohingya militants killed 53 Hindus Myanmar's Rakhine last August.

Mr President: Our iftar will be in Jerusalem

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Mr President: Our iftar will be in Jerusalem

Zain's latest Ramadan video, which shows a young boy's message to world leaders, has gone viral.

Urvashi Sarkar

Systematically terrorised: Rohingya refugees face severe healthcare restrictions

Feature: Rohingya refugees continue to face discrimination in Myanmar as they deal with grave limitations in practically all areas of life including access to basic healthcare, writes Urvashi Sarkar.

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Myanmar must seek accountability for anti-Rohingya violence: UN

The UN has said that Myanmar must hold the perpetrators of violence against Rohingya and address the crisis' root causes.

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UN calls for 'proper' probe into Myanmar massacres

The UN is urging for a proper probe to be held into the Myanmar atrocities as its army chief continues to deny allegations saying the army is ...

Florence Dixon

Interview: Muslim Aid's Madiha Raza

The New Arab Meets: British aid worker Madiha Raza tells of the perks and perils of her work, including the shock of waking up to the US-led ...

UN team heads to Bangladesh to meet <em>Rohingya</em>

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UN team heads to Bangladesh to meet Rohingya

A team from the UN Security Council will be interviewing Rohingya refugees who fled Myanmar in one of the world's worst refugee crisis.

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Myanmar evicts family of police entrapment whistleblower

Authorities in Myanmar have evicted the family of a police officer who made a damning court testimony about police entrapment of journalists ...

'Nothing but a farce': Bangladesh slams Myanmar repatriation claims

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'Nothing but a farce': Bangladesh slams Myanmar repatriation claims

Bangladesh has hit back at claims made by Myanmar over the repatriation of the first Rohingya family, saying that the family had never ...

Myanmar: First <em>Rohingya</em> refugees repatriated amid rights outcry

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Myanmar: First Rohingya refugees repatriated amid rights outcry

Myanmar authorities said the first Rohingya family to be repatriated under a deal with Bangladesh have returned to the country, despite ...

<em>Rohingya</em> refugees in Kashmir face hate campaign

Aamir Ali Bhat

Rohingya refugees in Kashmir face hate campaign

In-depth: After fleeing their homes in Myanmar, Rohingya refugees in Jammu have yet to find security, reports Aamir Ali Bhat.

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