Archive for the category ‘ASIA-UPDATES ON MYANMAR ROHINGYA GENOCIDE’


Myanmar: UN Human Rights Expert Pleads for Rohingya Returns to Stop, Fears Repeat Abuses May Await
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 12th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Dozens of Rohingya Flee Camps by Boat, Reviving Memories of 2015 Tragedy
Ruma Paul and Poppy McPherson | Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 12th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Exclusive: ‘Can’t Eat, Can’t Sleep’ – Rohingya on Myanmar Repatriation List
Ruma Paul | Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 12th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
UN Investigator Says Myanmar Genocide against Rohingya ‘Ongoing’
Al Jazeera – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 5th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Rohingyas to Be Repatriated Despite UN Genocide Warning
Hannah Ellis-Petersen and Shaikh Azizur Rahman – The Guardian
November 5th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Free Rohingya Coalition Condemns Premature Repatriation of Rohingyas
Maung Zarni – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 5th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Deported Rohingya Men Didn’t Get Myanmar Citizenship as India Claimed and the Supreme Court Believed
Abhishek Dey | Scroll.in – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 5th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Facebook Must Do More to Prevent 21st-Century Genocide
Editorial Board – The Washington Post
November 5th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Open Cruelty
Editorial |The News [Pakistan] – TRANSCEND Media Service
November 5th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Despite Diverted Attention, ‘Ongoing Genocide’ of Rohingya Happening in Myanmar
D. Parvaz | ThinkProgress – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 29th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Facebook’s Role in the Genocide in Myanmar: New Reporting Complicates the Narrative
Evelyn Douek | Lawfare – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 29th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
‘Primitive People’: The Untold Story of UNHCR’s Historical Engagement with Rohingya Refugees
Jeff Crisp | Humanitarian Practice Network – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 29th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
UN Security Council to Hear on Oct. 24 from UN Fact-Finding Mission on Rohingya
Coconuts Yangon | AFP – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 22nd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
A Genocide Incited on Facebook, with Posts from Myanmar’s Military
Paul Mozur – The New York Times
October 22nd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
“Genocide Cards”: Rohingya Refugees on Why They Risked Their Lives to Refuse ID Cards
Natalie Brinham | Open Democracy – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 22nd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Five Concrete Measures Can End Rohingya Genocide
Dr. Maung Zarni | Anadolu Agency – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 8th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
India, in a First, Sends Seven Rohingya for Deportation to Myanmar
Zarir Hussain | Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 8th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Rwanda to Rohingyas: The US Genocide Whitewash
Maung Zarni – The Citizen (India)
October 1st, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Why Are Myanmar’s Neighbors Ignoring the Rohingya Crisis?
Angshuman Choudhury – The Diplomat
October 1st, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Are Sanctions against Myanmar’s Military Enough?
Azaera Amza | TRT World – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 1st, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Do We Simply No Longer Care about Genocide?
Matthew Gindin – The Times of Israel
October 1st, 2018 ( No Comments »)
There Can Be No Peace for Myanmar without Justice
Yanghee Lee and Georgia Drake – TIME
October 1st, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Activists: US Stance on Rohingya Not Strong Enough
William Gallo | VOA News – TRANSCEND Media Service
October 1st, 2018 ( No Comments »)
The Nightmare Awaiting Rohingya Returnees
Mark Inkey – The Diplomat
September 24th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Turkey: Lawyer Files Criminal Complaint against Myanmar
Diyarbakir | Anadolu Agency – Hürriyet Daily News
September 24th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Imprisonment, Torture and Rape: Why Myanmar Must Be Referred to the ICC
Shirin Ebadi and Tawakkol Karman | Both Nobel Peace Laureates – CNN
September 24th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Myanmar, the Country Where Facebook Posts Whipped Up Hate
BBC News – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 17th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
UN Report Documents Genocide against Rohingya: What Now?
Max Pensky and Nadia Rubaii – The Conversation
September 10th, 2018 ( 2 Comments »)
Judges Rule ICC Has Jurisdiction over Rohingya Deportations
Mike Corder | AP – The Washington Post
September 10th, 2018 ( 3 Comments »)
Myanmar Rejects, Refutes UN Fact-Finding Mission on Rohingya Genocide: You Are Not Fair and Objective
Nay Pyi Taw | Myanmar Ministry of Foreign Affairs – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 10th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Myanmar: The UN Calls It Genocide—Why Won’t the US?
David Palumbo-Liu – The Nation
September 3rd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Israel’s Dirty Arms Deals with Myanmar
Haaretz | Editorial – TRANSCEND Media Service
September 3rd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
‘Myanmar Is like Nazi Germany’
Ahmet Gurhan Kartal – Anadolu Agency (Turkey]
September 3rd, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Cox’s Bazar: The World’s Largest Refugee Settlement
Kristine Kolstad | Norwegian Refugee Council – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 27th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Remembering Rohingya Genocide on 25 August 2018
Free Rohingya Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 20th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
Remembering Rohingya Survivors of Genocide in August
Maung Zarni – Prothom Alo [Bangladesh]
August 20th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Rohingya Crisis: A Year since It Shocked the World, What’s Changed?
Abdullah Yusuf - The Conversation
August 20th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Inside Facebook’s Myanmar Operation: Hatebook
Steve Stecklow | Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 20th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Is India Creating Its Own Rohingya?
Hartosh Singh Bal – The New York Times
August 13th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
What Happens to India’s Four Million ‘Stateless’ People?
Soutik Biswas – BBC News
August 13th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
India Must Stand by the Rohingya in Their Hour of Need
Tapan Bose | Countercurrents – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 6th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
Rohingya Abuses Probe Aims to ‘Obstruct International Justice’ and Protect Military
Asian Correspondent – TRANSCEND Media Service
August 6th, 2018 ( No Comments »)
A New Report Exposes Myanmar’s ‘Extensive and Systematic Preparations’ for Rohingya Atrocities
Casey Quackenbush - TIME
July 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on A New Report Exposes Myanmar’s ‘Extensive and Systematic Preparations’ for Rohingya Atrocities)
Physicians for Human Rights Call for Crimes against Humanity Investigation in Myanmar
VOA News – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 23rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Physicians for Human Rights Call for Crimes against Humanity Investigation in Myanmar)
The Massacre of Inn Din: How Rohingya Are Lynched and Held Responsible
Ramzy Baroud | Politics for the People – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 23rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Massacre of Inn Din: How Rohingya Are Lynched and Held Responsible)
Were the Rohingya Massacres Pre-Planned?
Ashley S. Kinseth – Dhaka Tribune
July 23rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Were the Rohingya Massacres Pre-Planned?)
Time for Int’l Community to Come Forward for Rohingyas
Prothom Alo [Bangladesh] – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 16th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Time for Int’l Community to Come Forward for Rohingyas)
Rohingya Cannot Become ‘Forgotten Victims,’ Says UN Chief Urging World to Step Up Support
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 16th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Rohingya Cannot Become ‘Forgotten Victims,’ Says UN Chief Urging World to Step Up Support)
Rohingya: The History of a Muslim Identity in Myanmar
Jacques Leider | Oxford University Press – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Rohingya: The History of a Muslim Identity in Myanmar)
Who Gets to Write the Encyclopedia? Rohingya “Expert” Denies Genocide
David Palumbo-Liu | Truthout - TRANSCEND Media Servivce
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Who Gets to Write the Encyclopedia? Rohingya “Expert” Denies Genocide)
Myanmar Bombs 60 Churches in 18 Months, Replaces Some with Buddhist Pagodas
Samuel Smith | The Christian Post – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Myanmar Bombs 60 Churches in 18 Months, Replaces Some with Buddhist Pagodas)
Oxford’s Neo-Orientalism: Burma aka Myanmar
C R Abrar – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Oxford’s Neo-Orientalism: Burma aka Myanmar)
UN-Burma/Myanmar MOU: Why the Hush Hush?
The Daily Star [Bangladesh] – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN-Burma/Myanmar MOU: Why the Hush Hush?)
Is Oxford University Complicit in Aung San Suu Kyi’s Genocide Denial?
Maung Zarni – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Is Oxford University Complicit in Aung San Suu Kyi’s Genocide Denial?)
Silent Pain: Rohingya Rape Survivors’ Babies Quietly Emerge
The Associated Press – The New York Times
July 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Silent Pain: Rohingya Rape Survivors’ Babies Quietly Emerge)
The Shock Troops Who Expelled the Rohingya from Myanmar: Tip of the Spear
A Reuters Investigation by Simon Lewis, Zeba Siddiqui, Clare Baldwin and Andrew R.C. Marshall – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Shock Troops Who Expelled the Rohingya from Myanmar: Tip of the Spear)
Myanmar/UN Memorandum of Understanding on Rohingya Repatriation
The United Nations – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Myanmar/UN Memorandum of Understanding on Rohingya Repatriation)
Time for Accountability in Burma/Myanmar: Military Responsibility for Crimes against Humanity in Rakhine State
Amnesty International – TRANSCEND Media Service
July 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Time for Accountability in Burma/Myanmar: Military Responsibility for Crimes against Humanity in Rakhine State)
Rohingya People and Ethnic Cleansing
Mohammed Rafique – The Irish Times
June 25th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Rohingya People and Ethnic Cleansing)
UN and the Four-Word Mantra for Myanmar Genocide Survivors
Maung Zarni – Prothom Alo [Bangladesh]
June 25th, 2018 ( Comments Off on UN and the Four-Word Mantra for Myanmar Genocide Survivors)
The Catastrophe of the Rohingya
David Palumbo-Liu – Jacobin Magazine
June 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Catastrophe of the Rohingya)
New Secretive Deal between UN, Myanmar Smells Foul
Maung Zarni and Natalie Brinham - Andalou Post [Turkey]
June 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on New Secretive Deal between UN, Myanmar Smells Foul)
Factsheet on the Rohingya
Free Rohingya Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Factsheet on the Rohingya)
I Visited the Rohingya Camps in Myanmar and Here Is What I Saw
Cresa Pugh – The Conversation
June 20th, 2018 ( Comments Off on I Visited the Rohingya Camps in Myanmar and Here Is What I Saw)
Experts Criticize New UN-Myanmar Deal over Rohingya
Fatih Hafiz Mehmet – Anadolu Agency [Turkey]
June 11th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Experts Criticize New UN-Myanmar Deal over Rohingya)
Rohingya Say Myanmar Targeted the Educated in Genocide
Associated Press – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 11th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Rohingya Say Myanmar Targeted the Educated in Genocide)
Statement on UN-Myanmar Deal on Rohingya Return
Free Rohingya Coalition – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 11th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Statement on UN-Myanmar Deal on Rohingya Return)
A Rohingya’s Perspective
Tun Khin – The Daily Star [Bangladesh]
June 11th, 2018 ( Comments Off on A Rohingya’s Perspective)
Need More Proof of Genocide in Myanmar? It’s Being Born Right Now
Jack Packer | National Post – TRANSCEND Media Service
June 4th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Need More Proof of Genocide in Myanmar? It’s Being Born Right Now)
The ICC and the Plight of the Rohingya
Wayne Jordash and Uzay Aysev – Al Jazeera
June 4th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The ICC and the Plight of the Rohingya)
Conference on Situation of Rohingyas in Bangladesh & Myanmar (Text in English & Français)
France-Bangladesh Friendship Group – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 28th, 2018 ( 3 Comments »)
What Is Behind Amnesty’s Burmese Military-Friendly Report?
Shafiur Rahman | Bloomberg, Quint – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 28th, 2018 ( Comments Off on What Is Behind Amnesty’s Burmese Military-Friendly Report?)
The Rohingya’s Hope for Justice Lies with the ICC
Tun Khin- Al Jazeera
May 28th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Rohingya’s Hope for Justice Lies with the ICC)
Factsheet on the Rohingya: Group Identity, Citizenship, Persecution
Maung Zarni – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 21st, 2018 ( Comments Off on Factsheet on the Rohingya: Group Identity, Citizenship, Persecution)
For Rohingya Refugees, Imminent Surge in Births Is Traumatic Legacy of Sexual Violence – Special Report
UN News – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 14th, 2018 ( Comments Off on For Rohingya Refugees, Imminent Surge in Births Is Traumatic Legacy of Sexual Violence – Special Report)
News from Burma/Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide
Maung Zarni – TRANSCEND Media Service
May 14th, 2018 ( Comments Off on News from Burma/Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide)
UN Security Council and the Rohingya: Yet another Charade?
C R Abrar – The Daily Star (Bangladesh)
May 7th, 2018 ( 1 Comment »)
The Nowhere People: Rohingyas in India
Neeta Lal – Inter Press Service-IPS
April 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on The Nowhere People: Rohingyas in India)
‘Committed International Leadership Needed for Rohingya Issue’
Selin Calik Muhasilovic | Anadolu Agency – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 30th, 2018 ( Comments Off on ‘Committed International Leadership Needed for Rohingya Issue’)
Facebook, Myanmar Genocide and Its Dehumanizingly Sexualized Discourses
Maung Zarni – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 23rd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Facebook, Myanmar Genocide and Its Dehumanizingly Sexualized Discourses)
A Grassroots Initiative to Adopt 25 Aug as Rohingya Remembrance Day
Maung Zarni – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 16th, 2018 ( Comments Off on A Grassroots Initiative to Adopt 25 Aug as Rohingya Remembrance Day)
First They Came for the Rohingya
Azeem Ibrahim – Foreign Policy Magazine
April 16th, 2018 ( Comments Off on First They Came for the Rohingya)
Protected Return to Protected Homeland: Only Durable Solution to Burma’s Rohingya Genocide
C R Abrar – The Daily Star (Bangladesh)
April 16th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Protected Return to Protected Homeland: Only Durable Solution to Burma’s Rohingya Genocide)
War Crimes Prosecutor Seeks Jurisdiction over Rohingya Deportations
Reuters – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 16th, 2018 ( Comments Off on War Crimes Prosecutor Seeks Jurisdiction over Rohingya Deportations)
Too Many Are Looking Away from Burma’s Ethnic Cleansing Campaign
Editorial – The Washington Post
April 16th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Too Many Are Looking Away from Burma’s Ethnic Cleansing Campaign)
An Open Letter to Burmese Buddhists Concerning the Rohingya
Buddhists for Peace – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on An Open Letter to Burmese Buddhists Concerning the Rohingya)
Burmese Dissident Speaks Frankly about His Country’s Persecution of the Rohingya
Samantha Rideout – UC Observer
April 9th, 2018 ( Comments Off on Burmese Dissident Speaks Frankly about His Country’s Persecution of the Rohingya)
An Exodus of Our Time – A Reflection on the Rohingya Crisis for the Passover Table
American Jewish World Services – TRANSCEND Media Service
April 2nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on An Exodus of Our Time – A Reflection on the Rohingya Crisis for the Passover Table)
Reworking the Colonial-Era “Indian Peril”: Myanmar’s State-directed Persecution of Rohingyas and Other Muslims
Maung Zarni & Natalie Brinham - TRANSCEND Media Service
January 22nd, 2018 ( Comments Off on Reworking the Colonial-Era “Indian Peril”: Myanmar’s State-directed Persecution of Rohingyas and Other Muslims)