Posted in Human Rights Region Social Justice

Conditions ‘not right’ for Rohingya return to Myanmar

MANDALAY (UCAN): United Nations (UN) High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, has said conditions are…

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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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Aung San Suu Kyi delivering a speech to Myanmar in September 2017 about the Rakhine and Rohingya situation. File photo: CNS/Reuters
Posted in Asia Human Rights Region

Genocide claims misleading Aung San Suu Kyi insists

MANDALAY (UCAN): Aung San Suu Kyi, the state councillor of Myanmar, called the genocide case…

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Cardinal Bo. File photo: CNS
Posted in Asia Region

Don’t punish people of Myanmar Cardinal Bo pleads

MANDALAY (UCAN): Cardinal Charles Bo of Yangon, appealed to the international community not to punish…

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