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Coronavirus: Call to pray for Mother Mary’s intercession

MANDALAY (UCAN): Charles Cardinal Maung Bo of Yangon, president of the Federation of Asian Bishops’…

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A Rohingya woman who says she was beaten and burned by soldiers in Myanmar in 2017. Photo: CNS/Reuter
Posted in Asia Region

International court tells Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

MANDALAY (UCAN): The International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, the United Nations’ (UN)…

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Posted in Asia Region

Genocide denial frustrates Rohingya refugees

DHAKA (UCAN): Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have dismissed a recent report submitted by a government-established…

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The Irawaddy River below the dam site at Myitkyina. Photo: Colegota/Wikimedia CC BY-SA 2.5 ES
Posted in Asia China Region

Concerns raised over resuming China-backed dam

MANDALAY (UCAN): Church officials in Myanmar and displaced Kachin villagers have expressed unease over restarting…

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Rohingya refugees enter Bangladesh from Myanmar in 2017. File photo: UCAN/ by Stephan Uttom
Posted in Asia Features | Commentary Human Rights Social Justice

Double slap for Rohingya refugees at the close of 2019

It has been two years since Abdul Kalam fled his village home in Myanmar’s Rakhine…

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