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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Rights groups condemn Myanmar’s Rohingya plan

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 03:59pm by Reuters in Yangon

    ... Reuters in Yangon US embassy and human rights groups question Myanmar government policy of housing Rohingya Muslims in detention camps if they fail to call themselves 'Bengali' Human rights groups on Friday condemned a Myanmar government plan that could force thousands of minority Rohingya Muslims into detention camps indefinitely if they do not qualify ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1608859/rights-groups-condemn-myanmars-rohingya-plan
  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar working to end violence in Rakhine state: foreign minister

    Posted Oct 01st 2014, 02:23am by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York He dismisses growing human rights concerns, and tells the world not to jump to conclusions Myanmar seeking peace in Rakhine, says minister Myanmar's ... a situation that has drawn global condemnation. Wunna Maung Lwin also insisted on Monday that Myanmar had addressed "all major concerns related to human rights" since it emerged from ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1604860/myanmar-working-end-violencein-rakhine-state-foreign-minister
  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Become 'Bengali' or we'll detain you: Myanmar's draft plan for Rohingya

    Posted Sep 28th 2014, 05:18am by Reuters

    ... statelessness through a citizenship verification programme, as well as promoting economic development. But rights advocates say it could potentially put thousands of Rohingya, including those living ... to consent to identification as Bengali. Citizenship would offer some legal protection and rights to those Rohingya who attain it. But an official from Rakhine state, who is part of the committee ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1602817/become-bengali-or-well-detain-you-myanmars-draft-plan-rohingya
  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Kerry warns Myanmar against backsliding on human rights

    Posted Aug 10th 2014, 06:45am by AP

    ... on rights US Secretary of State John Kerry warned the leaders of Myanmar yesterday that improved relations with his country would require a significant speed-up in its democratic transition and a halt to what Washington sees as backsliding on commitments to improve human rights. After hailing the decision to end decades of direct military rule that resulted in the easing of some US ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1570302/kerry-warns-myanmar-against-backsliding-human-rights
  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar bans women from working as maids in Hong Kong

    Posted Sep 14th 2014, 06:53am by AFP

    ... nationals to work as domestic helpers overseas- will impose the ban until an agreement is reached with Singapore over issues including worker rights and salary. "We have been informed of cases ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1592019/fearing-abuse-myanmar-bars-its-women-maid-jobs-hong-kong-singapore
  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Leprosy's ancient curse still strikes the people of Myanmar's borderlands

    Posted Aug 21st 2014, 11:17pm by AFP

    ... country. Saw Roger was chased out of his village when he started to show signs of leprosy aged 18 in the 1950s. "I lived only with the animals in the jungle and I was frightened. I used to go ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1578703/leprosys-ancient-curse-still-strikes-people-myanmars-borderlands
  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar’s health and information ministers ‘resign’

    Posted Jul 30th 2014, 10:13pm by Reuters

    ... the deputy minister of information, said the president had exercised his right to accept the resignations but he also hinted that the president wanted the two out of his team. "Just like a coach of a football team, he has the right to change both the players and the game plan depending on the results so far to improve the performance of his team in the remaining time," Ye Htut said. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1562932/myanmars-health-and-information-ministers-resign
  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN official in Myanmar appalled by conditions in Rohingya refugee camps

    Posted Jul 28th 2014, 04:31am by Reuters

    ... Reuters in Yangon Rohingya camps 'deplorable': UN envoy A senior UN official has warned of a growing polarisation between Buddhist and Muslim communities in Myanmar and said the living conditions in camps housing displaced Muslims are deplorable. Yanghee Lee, special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, held a news conference on Saturday at the end of a 10-day visit ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1560604/un-official-myanmar-appalled-conditions-rohingya-refugee-camps
  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    UN envoy says Rohingya must get citizenship rights in Myanmar

    Posted May 02nd 2014, 10:46pm by AP

    ... Associated Press in New York UN envoy calls for Rohingya rights The top UN envoy on Myanmar said the most pressing priority for Muslims in violence-torn Rakhine state, who are considered ... considers the Rohingya Muslims to be immigrants from Bangladesh and denies them citizenship and related rights, although many were born to families who arrived in the country generations ago. ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1502936/un-envoy-says-rohingya-must-get-citizenship-rights-myanmar
  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar's reforms may be running out of steam

    Posted Jul 13th 2014, 06:06am by WASHINGTON POST

    ... conditions prompted Tomas Ojea Quintana, a former UN special rapporteur for human rights, to say in April that there is an "element of genocide" in the Rohingyas' plight. The setbacks ... to human rights reforms. "We're for having a relationship with Burma [Myanmar], but only if they respect human rights and the rule of law." To be sure, Myanmar is no longer ...

    http://www.scmp.com/news/asia/article/1552885/myanmars-reforms-may-be-running-out-steam

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