Myanmar

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Calls for release of man arrested photographing transfer of Rohingyas
Bangladesh authorities under pressure from rights activists including Bianca Jagger over detention of Abul Karam

Kaamil Ahmed

01, Jan, 2021 @6:30 AM

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David Arnott obituary
Other lives: Buddhist human rights activist and founder of the Online Burma Library

Colin Archer

28, Dec, 2020 @9:47 PM

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Bangladesh moves more Rohingyas to remote island despite rights concerns
Activists say the island of Bhasan Char is not safe and that the refugees are being moved against their will

Veena Thoopkrajae in Bangkok

28, Dec, 2020 @7:15 AM

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British banks under pressure over £45m loans to firm with links to Myanmar military
Campaigners say £45m deals are a breach of firms’ human rights responsibilities

Jamie Doward

20, Dec, 2020 @6:35 AM

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Bangladesh begins moving Rohingya families to remote island
Operation to move 2,500 families begins despite safety concerns and lack of consent from refugees

Kaamil Ahmed and Redwan Ahmed

04, Dec, 2020 @5:12 AM

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Aung San Suu Kyi's party returns to power in Myanmar
Election result is likely to further entrench divisions within the country, particularly resentment within minority communities

Rebecca Ratcliffe, south-east Asia correspondent

13, Nov, 2020 @4:00 AM

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Aung San Suu Kyi expected to keep power in Myanmar election
‘Mother Suu’ remains popular despite coronavirus, conflict in Rakhine state and genocide charges

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

08, Nov, 2020 @9:51 AM

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Myanmar minorities, including Rohingya, excluded from voting in election
Rights groups say poll, which Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD is expected to win, is ‘fundamentally flawed’

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent, and Cape Diamond

06, Nov, 2020 @9:41 AM

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Paula Sowerby obituary
Other lives: Local government officer in Middlesbrough who as a child was interned in a Japanese prisoner of war camp in Burma

Adrienne Dolphin

04, Nov, 2020 @5:29 PM

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'Thrown to the wolves': how Covid-19 laws are being used to silence garment workers
Campaigners report job losses and jailing of those airing grievances – and urge global fashion brands to stand up for workers’ rights

Tansy Hoskins

26, Oct, 2020 @7:15 AM

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‘I have to do this’: Myanmar garment workers forced into sex work by Covid
Factory closures due to fashion industry order cancellations have pushed many former employees into often dangerous work

Lorcan Lovett and Nay Chi Nway

22, Oct, 2020 @6:15 AM

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Gang violence erupts in Bangladesh Rohingya camps forcing families to flee
Fighting leaves seven dead as rival factions fight for control of drugs trade and terrorise vulnerable refugees

Kaamil Ahmed

09, Oct, 2020 @6:15 AM

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