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The Burma Times Myanmar has deployed additional troops on the banks of the Naf river and Maungdaw area, a source from Myanmar said. The Myanmar’s border forces including army personnel have been deployed again from the number one sector of Maungdaw area in Arakan State since Sunday evening. Earlier on Thursday, Myanmar forces fired on Rohingya […]

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The N.Y. Times’ Nick Kristof sneaked into sealed-off Rohingya villages in Myanmar and filed a column saying the U.S. government needs to “do more to name and shame the perpetrators, and to exert relentless pressure for humanitarian access.” The big picture: “Some 700,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh in recent months, but the fate of those left behind […]

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Burma Times: According to the previous agreement, Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) and Myanmar’s Border Guard Police (BGP) will jointly patrol on the Myanmar-Bangladesh border from March 27, 2018, Home Minister Asaduzzaman Khanan Kamal said. The Home Minister said in a program where it was held in Christianity at Farmgate in the capital of Dhaka on March […]

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Burma Times Flag meeting was held between Myanmar’s Border Guard Police (BGP) and Border Guard Bangladesh (BGB) following tension over the issue at the Ghumdhum border in Bandarban’s Naikhonchari on Friday afternoon, our correspondent said. BGB Battalion Commander Lt. Col. Manjurul Hasan, who led the team at the talks on Friday, said, “Myanmar claimed they […]

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Burma Tımes Myanmar’s Border Guard Police (BGP) personnel inlcuding military fired shots on Rohingya refugees at around 8:pm yesterday, where they live in Taungbro border at Naikhonchari of Bandarban district, according to our correspondent. Hashim, a Rohingya from the no man’s land, Taungbro border said that BGP personnel aimed their weapons at the Rohingyas in […]

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 Deputy foreign minister says Turkey is using right to self-defense enshrined in UN charter By Fatih Erel GENEVA – Turkish deputy foreign minister on Wednesday described Operation Olive Branch in Syria’s northwestern region of Afrin as a legitimate use of the right to self-defense, which is enshrined in the UN charter. “Mounting threats, acts of terrorism […]

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All-party International Development Committee links visa refusal to recent report on Rohingya By Ahmet Gurhan Kartal LONDON (AA) – The Myanmar Embassy in London has rejected visas to a British parliamentary delegation, according to the parliamentary group Tuesday. “Today, the Burmese Embassy has failed to provide visas for the International Development Committee to travel to Burma [Myanmar],” […]

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Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages in vast operation human rights groups say is destroying evidence of crimes. BANGKOK (AP) — First, their villages were burned to the ground. Now, Myanmar’s government is using bulldozers to literally erase them from the earth — in a vast operation rights groups say is destroying […]

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The Honorable Sheikh Hasina The Prime Minister The People’s Republic of Bangladesh Old Sangsad Bhaban Tejgaon, Dhaka-1215 Bangladesh   Dear Honorable Prime Minister, On behalf of Rohingya community, The European Rohingya Council (ERC) would like to appeal to you to re-consider “Rohingya Repatriation” deal so that the return of Rohingya to their homeland is sustainable, […]

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