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Salem-News.com (Sep-15-2017 18:24)
Merkley Statement on Anti-Rohingya Persecution in BurmaSalem-News.com
Oregon’s Senator Jeff Merkley calls on the Government of Burma (Myanmar) to cease its persecution of the Rohingya ethnic minority
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"There are significant ties between Oregon and the Rohingya community, and I share Oregonians’ concern about the escalating violence in Burma, which has led to the recent displacement of nearly 400,000 Rohingya and horrific death and suffering.
Salem-News.com (Jan-05-2017 23:44)
Myanmar`s Reward for Ethnic Cleansing of RohingyaTim King Special to Salem-News.com
ISIL threatens Asian country with retaliation for its brutal treatment and extermination of Rohingya Muslims.
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Myanmar's problems with ISIS are a microcosm of the worldwide picture, literally a snapshot of what is to come from years of nations persecuting people for being Muslim when political leaders themselves do not possess even the smallest understanding of Islam or the people who comprise the world's newest monotheistic religion.
Salem-News.com (Oct-14-2014 22:15)
The Rohingya Plan is to Force Rohingya Muslims into Detention Camps IndefinitelyNurul Islam
The ever largest Refugee Exodus Awaits as Myanmar determines who is worthy.
Rohingyas have lived in Arakan for generations and are part of a small minority in the predominately Buddhist Burma.
Salem-News.com (Jun-06-2014 14:42)
The Appalling Apartheid State of the Rohingyas Must EndDr. Habib Siddiqui Special to Salem-News.com
"A document as far back as 1799 refers to the Rohingya population here, and an 1826 report estimates that 30 percent of the population of this region was Muslim." -Nicholas Kristof
(PHILADELPHIA) - Nicholas Kristof is a very well-known news reporter and columnist for the New York Times where over the years he has posted many articles that are based on his firsthand account of the subject matter.Read Full Article
Salem-News.com (Jun-05-2014 11:20)
The Death of a Hero, Captain Mbaye DiagneJennifer Fierberg Salem-News.com
"A terrible loss" is an understatement for the people of Rwanda.
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Amadou Deme, Former Captain and Military Intelligence Officer of UNAMIR Force under Commander General Romeo Dallaire in Rwanda1994 before and during the genocide wrote a moving tribute to his friend and colleague, Captain Mbaye Diagne.
Salem-News.com (May-21-2014 22:28)
Girl Slain with Isaipiriya in SL Military Captivity IdentifiedSpecial to Salem-News.com
The horror of genocide reverberates as family learns the truth.
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A girl seen in photographs held captive together with LTTE journalist Shoba (Isaippiriyaa) by the genocidal military of Sri Lanka and later seen slain, has been identified as 19-year-old Ushalini Gunalingam from Yoakapuram, Mallaavi in Vanni, news sources in Ki’linochchi.
Salem-News.com (May-11-2014 23:22)
``The Dead Can Play a Powerful Political Role Only if the Living Allow Them to Speak``Jennifer Fierberg Salem-News.com
Dr. Alison Des Forges was the world's leading expert on the 1994 Rwanda genocide and its aftermath.
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Dr. Alison Des Forges, born in Schenectady, New York, in 1942, began studying Rwanda as a student and dedicated her life and work to understanding the country as well as exposing the serial abuses suffered by its people with the goal of helping to bring about change in the country. Tragically, she died in the crash of Flight 3407 from Newark to Buffalo on February 12, 2009 and the age of 66.
Salem-News.com (May-11-2014 11:15)
Exhibition Exposes Sri Lankan Human Rights CrisisArticle by Garry Holliday
The exhibition was launched on April 30 with a public meeting attended by 100 people.
A three-day photo exhibition at Fremantle's Victoria Hall brought the human rights crisis gripping Sri Lanka to a wider audience.
Salem-News.com (May-10-2014 17:53)
In Sweden, SPAS Holds Event to underline Rohingya IssueSalem-News.com
The state sponsored discrimination and systematic persecution against Rohingya has been taking place for decades.
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The Swedish Peace and Arbitration Society (SPAS) held a unique photo exhibition known as “The Vanishing Tribes of Burma” and an event, in Kägelbanan, Southern Theatre, Stockholm, Sweden, on 6-7 May. On the 7th May, the previous and current situation of Burma was discussed there.
Salem-News.com (May-10-2014 17:31)
External Pressure on Sri Lanka May Hurt Progress: President Mahinda RajapakseSalem-News.com
"At present Sri Lanka's annual average growth rate is 7 per cent. In the north it is around 22 per cent. Sri Lanka is among the few countries in Asia with a high growth rate after China," - Majinda Rajapakse
President Mahinda Rajapakse on Wednesday told a top UN official that undue external pressures on Sri Lanka were having adverse effects that could hurt the country's progress.