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  • Myanmar soldiers confess to Rohingya massacre: ‘Shoot all that you see’
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    Myanmar soldiers confess to Rohingya massacre: ‘Shoot all that you see’

    The testimony marks the first time members of Myanmar’s military have admitted to what the U.N. and international prosecutors call a genocidal campaign against the Rohingya. By Dan De Luce and Christine Romo The “clearance operation” began at 3 a.m. in western Myanmar, the soldier says. The colonel in charge told the troops in Myanmar’s 565th

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  • Myanmar and the Rohingya genocide
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    Myanmar and the Rohingya genocide

    My interest and travel to Myanmar It was through my close friendShafik Zubir, the mu’adhin (“caller to prayer”) at Taqwa Mosque in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, that I gained a strong interest in the fate of the millions of Rohingya Muslims of Myanmar (formerly Burma). Shafik’s parents immigrated from Myanmar to Saudi Arabia in 1985. Shafik and his

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  • Bangladesh responds to the Rohingya refugee crisis
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    Bangladesh responds to the Rohingya refugee crisis

    I recently traveled to Bangladesh on an assignment to meet with Rohingya refugees who, for the past 30 years, have been fleeing persecution in their home country Myanmar. I learned a lot about the history of Bangladesh as well. The following is what I found… Banglandesh history The early history of the Bengal region featured

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  • Rohingya ‘caught between the devil and the deep sea’
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    Rohingya ‘caught between the devil and the deep sea’

    JEDDAH — The ongoing crisis involving Rohingya migrants being stranded at sea while trying to flee persecution in Myanmar is “unsurprising” given the circumstances that caused them to escape in the first place, said an American expatriate in Jeddah who recently witnessed firsthand the conditions the community is living in. Samuel Shropshire, who has more

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  • Myanmar’s shame
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    Myanmar’s shame

    THE Rohingyas have often been called the most persecuted people in the world—with good reason. Most have lived in Rakhine state in western Myanmar for generations, yet have always been denied citizenship by the government. Indeed, they are not even recognised as one of the country’s 135 official ethnic groups. Over the decades these Muslim

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