Month: October 2017

U.N. rejects Myanmar claim that it agreed to help build housing for refugees

YANGON (Reuters) – A UN settlement program, UN-Habitat in Myanmar, on Thursday rejected a state media report that it had agreed to help build housing for people fleeing violence in the northern Myanmar state of Rakhine, where an army operation has displaced hundreds of thousands. The development underscores tension between Myanmar and the United Nations, which in April criticized the government’s previous plan to resettle Rohingya Muslims displaced by last year’s violence in “camp-like” villages. More than 600,000 have crossed to Bangladesh since Aug. 25 attacks by Rohingya militants sparked an army crackdown. The United Nations says killings, arson...

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US declaration of “ethnic cleansing” in Myanmar on way

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration moved toward a condemnation of “ethnic cleansing” against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, as officials were preparing a recommendation for Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to unequivocally use the term for the first time. Angry lawmakers on Tuesday demanded an immediate denunciation as they explored a new, tougher U.S. policy. “My bosses have said it appears to be ethnic cleansing. I’m of that view as well,” said Patrick Murphy, a senior U.S. diplomat for Southeast Asia, while adding that the final call wasn’t his to make. Tillerson could receive the recommendation to adopt such terminology...

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US announces Myanmar sanctions over Rohingya violence

The United States announced it was withdrawing military assistance from Myanmar units and officers involved in violence against Rohingya Muslims that has triggered a massive exodus. The United States announced Monday it was withdrawing military assistance from Myanmar units and officers involved in violence against Rohingya Muslims that has triggered a massive exodus. “We express our gravest concern with recent events in Rakhine state and the violent, traumatic abuses Rohingya and other communities have endured,” State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said in announcing the punitive measures. “It is imperative that any individuals or entities responsible for atrocities, including non-state...

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Suu Kyi donates $4000 to Rakhine peace and development

Suu Kyi has donated $4,000 for development efforts in Rakhine State, in the initiative also joined by more than two dozen of the country’s tycoons and business leaders 1.9K 1.9KSHARES In her recent speech to the people across the country, Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said “no matter what difficulties the country faces, they can be overcome by the unity of her people,” the Frontier Myanmar reports. In her call for people’s assistance, the state counsellor urged businessmen to give a hand in rehabilitation works in Rakhine State, in a ceremony to accept donations for the restive state...

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ရခုိင္ ALP ေခါင္းေဆာင္ရဲ႕ခင္ပြန္း ဘဂၤလားေဒ့ရ္ွမွာဖမ္းခံရ

အစိုးရနဲ႔ အပစ္ရပ္စာခ်ဳပ္ခ်ဳပ္ဆုိထားတဲ့ ရခိုင္လက္နက္ကိုင္အဖဲြ႔ရဲ့ ထိပ္ပိုင္းေခါင္းေဆာင္က မိမိရဲ့ ခင္ပြန္းကို ဘဂၤလားေဒရွ္အာဏာပိုင္ေတြက ဖမ္းဆီးလိုက္တာဟာ လက္ရိွ ျဖစ္ပြားေနတဲ့ ရခိုင္ျပည္နယ္ေျမာက္ပိုင္းအေရးနဲ႔ ဆက္စပ္တိုင္ၾကားလုိ႔ျဖစ္ေၾကာင္း ဒီကေန႔ သတင္းစာရွင္းလင္းပဲြမွာ ထုတ္ေဖာ္ေျပာဆိုၿပီး လက္ရိွျဖစ္ပြားေနတဲ့ ျပႆနာမွ မိမိတို႔ ပါ၀င္ပတ္သက္မႈမရိွေၾကာင္း ျငင္းဆုိလုိက္ပါတယ္။ ဒီသတင္းကို ဗီအုိေအျမန္မာပိုင္းရဲ့သတင္းေထာက္ ကိုမိုးေဇာ္က တင္ျပထားပါတယ္။ ရခုိင္ျပည္လြတ္ေျမာက္ေရးပါတီ ALP ရဲ့ အေထြေထြအတြင္းေရးမႈး ေဒၚေစာျမရာဇာလင္းရဲ့ ခင္ပြန္းျဖစ္သူ ဘဂၤလားေဒ့ရွ္ႏိုင္ငံသား ဦးဦးခ်စ္ေမာင္ဟာ ဒီလ ၁၈ရက္ေန႔က ရန္ကုန္ၿမိဳ႔ကို အလာ ဘဂၤလားေဒ့ရွ္ႏိုင္ငံ ဒကၠာၿမိဳ႔ ေလဆိပ္မွာ ဖမ္းဆီးထိန္းသိမ္းခံခဲ့ရတာျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ ဖမ္းဆီးခံရခ်ိန္မွာ ဘယ္အဖဲြ႔အစည္းက ဖမ္းဆီးမွန္းမသိရတဲ့အတြက္ ရဲစခန္းမွာ လူေပ်ာက္တိုင္ၾကားခဲ့တဲ့ေနာက္ ၁၉ရက္ေန႔ ညေနမွာမွ အစိုးရအဆင့္ျမင့္အဖဲြ႔အစည္းတခုက ဖမ္းဆီးေၾကာင္း ရဲတပ္ဖဲြ႔က အသိေပးခဲ့သလို ၂၀နဲ႔ ၂၁ရက္ေန႔ေတြမွာေတာ့ မိသားစုနဲ႔ ေတြ႔ဆံုခြင့္ရခဲ့တာျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ ေဒၚေစာျမရာဇာလင္းဟာ ALP ေခၚ ရခိုင္လက္နက္ကိုင္အဖဲြ႔ရဲ့ ထိပ္ပိုင္းေခါင္းေဆာင္တဦးျဖစ္သလုိ ျမန္မာႏိုင္ငံ ၿငိမ္းခ်မ္းေရးတည္ေဆာက္မႈလုပ္ငန္းစဥ္မွာလည္း ဦးေဆာင္ပါ၀င္ေနသူတဦးျဖစ္ပါတယ္။ လက္ရိွ ခင္ပြန္းသည္ဖမ္းဆီးခံရမႈဟာ သူနဲ႔ ဆက္စပ္သလို ရခုိင္ျပည္နယ္ေျမာက္ပိုင္းအေရးနဲ႔ ဆက္စပ္ၿပီးတုိင္ၾကားခံရတာေၾကာင့္ ျဖစ္တယ္လုိ႔ ဒီေန႔ ရန္ကုန္ၿမိဳ႔ Green Hill ဟိုတယ္မွာ က်င္းပတဲ့ သတင္းစာရွင္းလင္းပဲြမွာ ေဒၚေစာျမရာဇာလင္းက ေျပာပါတယ္။ “က်မတို႔ ေလ႔လာသိရွိရသေလာက္ဆိုရင္ က်မနဲ႔ ဆက္စပ္တယ္။ က်မဟာဆိုရင္ ဘဂၤလားေဒ့ရွ္ႏိုင္ငံကို အႏၱရာယ္ျပဳႏိုင္တဲ့လူဆိုၿပီးေတာ့ က်မကို တိုင္ထားတဲ့လူေတြရွိတယ္။ ဘဂၤလားေဒ့ရွ္မွာ ေထာက္လွမ္းေရးေတြကို တိုင္ထားတဲ့လူေတြရွိတယ္။ သူလည္း က်မနဲ႔ ဆက္စပ္ၿပီးေတာ့မွ ဘဂၤလားေဒ့ရွ္ႏိုင္ငံကို အႏၱရာယ္ျပဳႏိုင္တဲ့လူဆိုတဲ့ ပံုစံမ်ိဳးနဲ႔ တိုင္ထားတယ္။ ၿပီးလို႔ရွိရင္...

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