Tag: ROHINGYA

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Genocide of the Rohingya: Erdogan insists on a firmer strategy

In light of the recent news of the on-going persecution of the Rohingya in Myanmar, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has urged Muslim countries to help stop the cruelty against the Rohingya Muslims by using “every means available". During the opening session of the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) in Astana, President Erdoğan

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Erdogan: We aim to build more liveable camps for Rohingya Muslims

The Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has stated that, his country will attempt to build more liveable camps for those who are fleeing persecution to Bangladesh from the nearby Rakhine state in Myanmar. Speaking to journalists at the Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport before leaving to Astana for an OIC summit, Erdoğan

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When the Muslims of Burma were free

The Rohingya Muslims are predominantly from the region in Myanmar, Burma, called Arakan. It is also known as the Rakhine State which has exerted considerable political and cultural influence on the Southern and South-Eastern parts of Bangladesh from the early medieval times. A long mountain range separates the rest of

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1 million+ protest and pray in Chechnya against violence in Burma

There has been an enormous gathering in Grozny, Chechnya’s capital, to protest the violence, killing and genocide committed by the Myanmar army and Buddhist extremists on the Rohingya Muslims. Russia’s Interior Ministry reported that over one million people gathered on Monday. Chechnya is a federal subject of Russia, situated in

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Is Burma’s election good news for Muslims?

Sat on the shore, my feet nestled in the warm sandy beach as I watched my toddler son playing with sea shells against the backdrop of a majestic sunset, I thought to myself: a small taste of paradise. A faint image in the distance caught my eye, a mirage like

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Rohingya – what does it mean to be stateless?

Our delegation to Bangladesh set off on the 13th April 2015 –5 days of travelling across several districts of Bangladesh visiting and supporting the poor people of Bangladesh and Burma. The following details our experiences in Cox’s Bazar – a beautiful place that radiates a dawn heat that makes you