Topic: Rohingya

By Colby Itkowitz WASHINGTON — When President Trump this week met human rights activist Nadia Murad, an Iraqi who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2018 for speaking out about her agonizing torture and rape while in Islamic State[...]

YANGON — The Director of Imperial’s Institute of Global Health Innovation saw the release of Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo in Myanmar on Tuesday, May 7. Professor the Lord (Ara) Darzi of Denham, who has worked in Myanmar[...]

LOS ANGELES — For Rohingya villager Shafika Begum, life in Myanmar was isolating but for the most part peaceful until 2012. That’s when the Myanmar military of the Buddhist-majority began making regular sweeps through her village. The[...]

NAYPYIDAW, Myanmar (The Hindu) — Aurora Prize Laureate Kyaw Hla Aung, a noted lawyer and activist from Myanmar, this week announced he would donate his $1 million award money towards humanitarian relief work among Rohingya refugees. He[...]

Once again, the human conscience is bleeding when actions to stop a genocide become hostage to political expediency. Genocide, particularly in modern times, has become a convenient method or tool to expel or exterminate indigenous people[...]

UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) — A report by United Nations investigators saying Myanmar’s military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with “genocidal intent,” and that the country’s commander-in-chief and five[...]