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presstv-myanmar charges 3 muslims for praying in street




three muslims have been indicted by myanmar’s authorities for holding ramadan prayers in the street where the local school they used to worship in for decades was closed by a nationalist mob.police charged the three men after nearly 50 muslims gathered to pray on wednesday on a road in yangon’s...



presstv-‘myanmar army covering up genocide of rohingya’




the united nations has on several occasions warned about large-scale violence being committed against minority rohingya muslims in myanmar’s rakhine state, saying such acts of violence could amount to crimes against humanity. but myanmar's government remains defiant, with the country’s military ...



presstv-german school bans muslims from publicly praying




a school in germany’s western city of wuppertal has ordered teachers to prevent muslim pupils from publicly praying."in recent weeks it has been increasingly observed that muslim pupils in the school building are praying, clearly visible to others, signaled by ritual washings in the toilets, the r...



presstv-eu pushes for aid access to muslims in myanmar




a senior european union (eu) official has called on myanmar to allow unrestricted humanitarian access to the troubled state of rakhine, which has been under a lock-down by the military since october last year.eu commissioner for aid christos stylianides said at the end of a three-day visit to myanma...



presstv-myanmar denies ethnic cleansing of rohingya




myanmar’s government has refused to recognize as ethnic-cleansing the ongoing persecution of rohingya muslims, who have been subject to a heavy-handed crackdown by the country’s military over the past months.in a televised interview with the british media on wednesday, myanmar’s de facto leade...



presstv-suu kyi aide dismisses un pressure over rohingya




a close aide to myanmar's state counselor aung san suu kyi has dismissed mounting international pressure over the persecution of rohingya muslims in rakhine state despite evidence provided by the un of murder, rape and torture at the hands of government forces.win htein said on wednesday that recent...



presstv-fleeing rohingya muslims recount ordeals at home




the rohingya muslims, who fled persecution in myanmar, recount their ordeals back at home, where they were subject to torture, rape and violence by the military.upon arrival in bangladesh, rohingya refugees are rushing to build more shelters at the unregistered balukhali camp in cox’s bazar on the...



presstv-buddhists protest rohingya citizenship plan




hundreds of extremist buddhists in myanmar have staged a protest against a government plan to grant citizenship to some members of the persecuted rohingya muslim community.rakhine state's dominant arakan national party led the protest in sittwe on sunday. thousands of rohingya muslims have been trap...



presstv-myanmar snubs un, defends rohingya crackdown




myanmar's army chief has defended an ongoing crackdown against the persecuted rohingya muslims minority in rakhine state after the un pledged to probe a campaign of killing and torture by security forces there.army chief min aung hlaing defended the military campaign while speaking to crowds assembl...



presstv-activists protest suu kyi's british honor




amina taylorpress tv, londonuk-based rights activists and multi-ethnic refugees from myanmar have held a rally to protest the city of london’s honoring of myanmar's de facto leader. the protesters denounced aung san suu kyi’s inaction and silence towards grave human rights abuses against the roh...



presstv-‘myanmar govt. behind rohingya massacre'




this screen grab taken on january 4, 2017 from a youtube video shows a policeman (back l) kicking out at a rohingya minority villager seated on the ground with others, in the village of kotankauk. (photo by afp)massoud shadjareh, head of the islamic human rights commission, says, “it’s now very ...



presstv-myanmar closing rakhine displacement camps




myanmar authorities begin shutting down three displacement camps in the beleaguered rakhine state, where persecuted rohingya muslims are mainly based.“we have initiated the process to close down three idp (internally-displaced persons) camps,” myanmar’s national security advisor thaung tun sai...



presstv-aid group wants access to myanmar’s rohingyas




an international humanitarian aid group has asked the government of myanmar to give it access to help the muslim rohingya community in the county’s troubled rakhine state.peter maurer, the president of the international committee of the red cross (icrc), told reporters in myanmar’s commercial ca...



40,000 rohingya muslims in india, being trained as terrorists: bjd mp




a bjd member in the lok sabha today claimed that 40,000 rohingya muslims had illegally entered india from myanmar and they are being trained as terrorists, creating an "alarming" situation.raising the issue, bjd member b mahtab said, "there is emergence of a new insurgent group called harakah alyaqi...



rohingya muslims are not being ethnically cleansed, says suu kyi




myanmar leader aung san suu kyi denies rohingya muslims are being subjected to ethnic cleansing. myanmar leader aung san suu kyi says ethnic cleansing was too strong a term to describe what was happening in the muslim-majority rakhine region."i don't think there is ethnic cleaning going on," suu kyi...



rohingya muslims are not being ethnically cleansed, says suu kyi




myanmar leader aung san suu kyi denies rohingya muslims are being subjected to ethnic cleansing. myanmar leader aung san suu kyi says ethnic cleansing was too strong a term to describe what was happening in the muslim-majority rakhine region."i don't think there is ethnic cleaning going on," suu kyi...



rohingya muslims are not being ethnically cleansed, says suu kyi




myanmar leader aung san suu kyi denies rohingya muslims are being subjected to ethnic cleansing. myanmar leader aung san suu kyi says ethnic cleansing was too strong a term to describe what was happening in the muslim-majority rakhine region."i don't think there is ethnic cleaning going on," suu kyi...



rohingya muslims are not being ethnically cleansed, says suu kyi




myanmar leader aung san suu kyi denies rohingya muslims are being subjected to ethnic cleansing. myanmar leader aung san suu kyi says ethnic cleansing was too strong a term to describe what was happening in the muslim-majority rakhine region."i don't think there is ethnic cleaning going on," suu kyi...



presstv-un launches probe of crimes against rohingya




the top united nations human rights body agreed on friday to send an international fact-finding mission to investigate widespread allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against rohingya muslims in myanmar’s rakhine state.the 47-member state forum adopted a resolution by conse...



presstv-'myanmar must allow rohingya to leave camps'




a panel led by former un chief kofi annan says myanmar needs to close the squalid camps in rakhine state, where thousands of persecuted displaced rohingya muslims have been trapped for nearly five years, and allow them to return home."it’s really about time they close the camps and allow the peopl...



police fire shots to break up myanmar nationalist, muslim scuffle




police in myanmar fired warning shots to break up scuffles between buddhist nationalists and muslims in myanmar's biggest city in the early hours of wednesday after a crowd went hunting for 'illegal' rohingya. the incident comes as nationalists from myanmar's buddhist majority have become increasing...



presstv-myanmar rejects un probe into rohingya plight




myanmar’s de facto leader aung san suu kyi has rejected a decision by the united nations' rights council to investigate allegations of killings, rape and torture by army forces against rohingya muslims in the county’s troubled rakhine state.suu kyi said in a news conference with the european un...



presstv-myanmar trying to 'expel' all rohingyas




the un special rapporteur on myanmar has expressed concern that the southeast asian country may be seeking to "expel" all members of the persecuted rohingya muslim community from its territory.addressing the un human rights council in the swiss city of geneva on monday, yanghee lee warned that a...



myanmar rebuffs probe of crimes against rohingya




myanmar on saturday rejected the un rights council's decision to investigate allegations that security officers have murdered, raped and tortured rohingya muslims, saying the probe would only "inflame" the conflict. the geneva-based body agreed friday to "urgently" dispatch a fact-finding mission to...



myanmar rebuffs probe of crimes against rohingya




myanmar on saturday rejected the un rights council's decision to investigate allegations that security officers have murdered, raped and tortured rohingya muslims, saying the probe would only "inflame" the conflict. the geneva-based body agreed friday to "urgently" dispatch a fact-finding mission to...