Islam in Myanmar and Burmese Muslims

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Capital: Yangon (Rangoon)
Population: 55.1 Million
Muslims Percent: 4.3% (approx. 2.3 Million)

Who are Rohingyas?

Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya? - Al Jazeera

The Muslims of Burma: A Study of a Minority Group [PDF]

Rohingya Arakanese faces genocide in Burma

Stateless in Arakan

Rohingya: The Forgotten People of Our Time

Arakan's Muslims: A Snippet

Eyewitness: Report on the Situation of Muslims in Burma

The Rohingya Minority: Fundamental Rights Denied - Amnesty International, May 2004 [PDF]

Burmese refugees in Bangladesh: Still no durable solution - Human Rights Watch, May 2000

Crackdown on Burmese Muslims - Human Rights Watch, July 2002

Hidden Hands Behind Communal Violence in Myanmar: Case Study of the Mandalay Riots - Justice Trust Policy Report (March 2015) [PDF]

HEAR OUR SCREAMS! Making a case for the Rohingya genocide [PDF]

Latest News from Burma and Rohingya Muslims
Latest Blog Posts on Rohingya Muslims

23/09/2017 Rohingya children recall horror of losing parents - Al Jazeera
22/09/2017 Witness to Carnage in Burma’s Rakhine State - HRW
22/09/2017 The Ethnic Cleansing of the Rohingya Could Be the New Myanmar’s Original Sin - Foreign Policy
21/09/2017 Rohingya crisis: Hundreds of Buddhists gather to block aid shipment reaching Burma's fleeing Muslims - Independent, UK
20/09/2017 The Srebrenicans are standing with the Rohingya - Al Jazeera
18/09/2017 Cox's Bazar: Chaos all around at Rohingya camps - Al Jazeera
17/09/2017 'We will kill you all': Rohingya beg for safe passage - Al Jazeera
16/09/2017 UN: Rohingya exodus to Bangladesh exceeds 400,000 - Al Jazeera
15/09/2017 Burma: Military Torches Homes Near Border - HRW
15/09/2017 'Humanitarian catastrophe' unfolding as Myanmar takes over aid efforts in Rakhine state - The Guardian
14/09/2017 Myanmar: Scorched-earth campaign fuels ethnic cleansing of Rohingya from Rakhine State - Amnesty International
13/09/2017 Sikhs come to aid of Rohingya Muslim refugees fleeing Burma for Bangladesh - The Independent
13/09/2017 ARSA: Who are the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army? - Al Jazeera
13/09/2017 The Rohingya in Myanmar: How Years of Strife Grew Into a Crisis - NY Times
13/09/2017 Myanmar says 40% of Rohingya villages targeted by army are now empty - The Guardian
12/09/2017 Message to the world from Rahimol, a Rohingya - Al Jazeera
10/09/2017 Rohingya Muslims fleeing Burma being 'deliberately targeted' with landmines on border - Independent, UK
10/09/2017 'Who will take us?': Myanmar's fleeing Rohingya Muslims - Al Jazeera
10/09/2017 UK activists urge end to 'silent genocide' of Rohingya - Al Jazeera
09/09/2017 Aung San Suu Kyi and her foreign admirers must help the Rohingyas - The Economist
09/09/2017 A state-led massacre triggers an exodus of Rohingyas from Myanmar - The Economist
09/09/2017 Rohingya insurgents declare temporary ceasefire amid humanitarian crisis - Reuters
08/09/2017 The Battle for Myanmar’s Buddhist spirit – video - The Guardian
08/09/2017 Myanmar: The perilous journey of Rohingya refugees - Al Jazeera
07/09/2017 Violence could lead to exodus of 300,000 Rohingya: UN - Al Jazeera
07/09/2017 Massacre at Tula Toli: Rohingya recall horror of Myanmar army attack - The Guardian
08/09/2017 Myanmar: The perilous journey of Rohingya refugees - Al Jazeera
06/09/2017 Children drown as Rohingya boat sinks off Bangladesh - Al Jazeera
06/09/2017 Deadly exodus: 123,000 Rohingya flee Myanmar in two weeks – in pictures - The Guardian
06/09/2017 Myanmar laying landmines on Bangladesh border: reports - Al Jazeera
05/09/2017 All Muslims in Burma facing growing persecution amid 'massacre' of Rohingyas, rights groups say - The Independent
05/09/2017 Persecution of all Muslims in Myanmar 'on the rise' - Al Jazeera
04/09/2017 Burma soldiers 'burning bodies of Rohingya Muslims' to conceal evidence - The Independent
04/09/2017 The Guardian view on the slaughter in Myanmar: a crime against humanity - Editorial
04/09/2017 Myanmar blocks all UN aid to civilians at heart of Rohingya crisis - The Guardian
02/09/2017 Desperate Rohingya Flee Myanmar on Trail of Suffering: ‘It Is All Gone’ - NY Times
02/09/2017 Burma: Rohingya children 'beheaded and burned alive' as refugees continue to flood into Bangladesh to escape violence - Independent, UK
02/09/2017 Thousands of Rohingya flee Myanmar amid tales of ethnic cleansing - The Guardian
02/09/2017 Myanmar conflict: Fake photos inflame tension - BBC
02/09/2017 Erdogan accuses Myanmar of 'genocide' as thousands of Rohingya flee to Bangladesh - The Guardian
01/09/2017 Dozens of fleeing Rohingya die after boats capsize - Al Jazeera
01/09/2017 'There is genocide going on there': Rohingya huddle on Bangladesh border
31/08/2017 Nearly 50,000 Rohingya flee violence in Myanmar - Al Jazeera
31/08/2017 Violence in Myanmar: 18,500 Rohingya flee in 5 days - CNN
14/08/2017 India brands all 40,000 Rohingya Muslims illegal immigrants and plans to deport them, minister says - Independent, UK
09/08/2017 The Rohingya: Silent Abuse - Al Jazeera
17/07/2017 Burma: 80,000 Muslim Rohingya children starving after military violence, warns UN agency - Independent, UK
30/06/2017 Burma says it will not let outside world investigate Rohingya 'crimes against humanity' claims - The Independent
13/05/2017 Myanmar arrests Buddhists accused of targeting Muslims - Al Jazeera
12/05/2017 Myanmar army allegedly left Rohingya refugees with bullet wounds and burns - The Guardian
13/04/2017 Mehdi Hasan: Burmese Nobel Prize Winner Aung San Suu Kyi Has Turned Into an Apologist for Genocide Against Muslims - The Intercept
07/04/2017 No respite for Rohingya as Aung San Suu Kyi rejects abuse inquiry - in pictures
24/03/2017 UN to probe alleged crimes against Rohingya in Myanmar - Al Jazeera
12/03/2017 Jammu: Right-wing groups try to evict Rohingya refugees - Al Jazeera
25/02/2017 The Rakhine Crisis - Al Jazeera
08/02/2017 Pope Francis defends right of Burma's Rohingya Muslims to 'live their faith' - Independent, UK
03/02/2017 'Hundreds of Rohingyas' killed in Myanmar crackdown - Al Jazeera
29/01/2017 Muslim member of Myanmar ruling party is shot dead at airport - The Guardian
24/01/2017 The harrowing stories of Rohingya women who were raped by Myanmar military - IB Times
19/01/2017 Malaysia: Muslim countries should end Rohingya crisis - Al Jazeera
12/01/2017 Burma: More than 65,000 Muslims flee alleged persecution in Rakhine state - Independent, UK
10/01/2017 65,000 Rohingya flee from Myanmar to Bangladesh following crackdown: UN - The Guardian
04/01/2017 Myanmar commission's report on Rohingya 'flawed': HRW
02/01/2017 Myanmar detains policemen over Rohingya abuse video - Al Jazeera
10/12/2016 Burmese military killed seven of my children, says Rohingya refugee
09/12/2016 UN calls on Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi to halt 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya Muslims
06/12/2016 Burma: 21,000 Rohingya Muslims flee to Bangladesh amid 'attempted genocide' - Independent, UK
06/12/2016 Video shows alleged site of mass murder of Rohingya Muslims by soldiers - Independent, UK
30/11/2016 UN: Rohingya may be enduring 'crimes against humanity' - Al Jazeera
26/11/2016 Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi accused of 'legitimising genocide of Rohingya Muslims'
25/11/2016 Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar 'turned away by Bangladesh'
24/11/2016 Myanmar wants ethnic cleansing of Rohingya - UN official
13/11/2016 Eight dead in clashes between Myanmar army and militants in Rakhine
08/11/2016 Myanmar's Rohingya brace for more attacks in Rakhine
28/10/2016 Rohingya Women 'Raped at Gunpoint' in Burma Army Sweep for Suspected Jihadists, Report Says
25/10/2016 UN calls for probe into attacks on Rohingya in Myanmar
25/10/2016 Rakhine in Myanmar's Sittwe tell of renewed attacks
08/09/2016 In Myanmar, refugees from Muslim-Buddhist conflict remain in limbo
07/09/2016 Myanmar Buddhists boo ex-UN chief Kofi Annan
02/07/2016 Myanmar: armed mob torches mosque amid spike in religious tensions
05/06/2016 Bangladesh's Rohingya refugees uneasy over census
22/05/2016 Myanmar's shame - Al Jazeera
06/05/2016 Aung San Suu Kyi Asks U.S. Not to Refer to 'Rohingya'
25/03/2016 Aung San Suu Kyi in anti-Muslim spat with BBC presenter - Telegraph, UK
05/03/2016 A trafficked fisherman's tale: 'My life was destroyed' - Al Jazeera
10/12/2015 Refugees from Myanmar say 'Delhi is our future' - Al Jazeera
15/11/2015 Myanmar's Muslims win no seats in new parliament - The Guardian
15/11/2015 Uncertainty looms for Myanmar's Muslims - Al Jazeera
08/11/2015 Myanmar holds crucial parliamentary election - Al Jazeera
28/10/2015 Exclusive: 'Strong evidence' of genocide in Myanmar - Al Jazeera
26/08/2015 Displaced Rohingya rocked by devastating floods - Al Jazeera
20/07/2015 Revealed: how the Thai fishing industry trafficks, imprisons and enslaves
19/06/2015 Rohingyas Seek Peaceful Ramadan In Aceh - OnIslam
14/06/2015 A Rohingya refugee's struggle in Thailand
14/06/2015 Burma's 'great terror' moves a step closer as Taliban urges Rohingya to 'take up the sword' - Independent, UK
04/06/2015 Are Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims the world's 'least wanted' people? - Jewish Jornal
28/05/2015 Dalai Lama Urges Suu Kyi to Defend Rohingyas - OnIslam
25/05/2015 Myanmar criticised for excluding Rohingyas from census - Al Jazeera
25/05/2015 Malaysia mass graves: Is the Burmese Rohingya minority being trafficked by force? - Independent, UK
25/05/2015 Burma's birth control law exposes Buddhist fear of Muslim minority
24/05/2015 Aung San Suu Kyi's inexcusable silence - Al Jazeera
22/05/2015 Myanmar navy announces rescue of stranded Rohingya - Al Jazeera
21/05/2015 DESPERATE JOURNEYS: The Rohingya People - Al Jazeera
17/05/2015 Stranded Rohingya migrants say: 'We're dying on board' - Al Jazeera
17/05/2015 Burma's boatpeople 'faced choice of annihilation or risking their lives at sea' - The Observer
14/05/2015 Myanmar Muslim migrants abandoned at sea have been 'drinking their own urine' to survive after Thailand refuses boat entry - Independent, UK
02/05/2015 Mass grave discovered in trafficked migrants 'prison camp' on Thai border
01/05/2015 Thailand: Mass Graves of Rohingya Found in Trafficking Camp - HRW
24/04/2015 UN Chief to Myanmar: Settle Rohingya Status Question - VOA News
08/04/2015 A reluctant hero of the Rohingya in Myanmar - Amnesty International
12/02/2015 Myanmar gives Rohingya voting rights, backtracks immediately - CNN
22/01/2015 Burmese Buddhist monk calls UN envoy a 'b****' and a 'whore'
30/12/2014 Rohingya refugees find safe haven in Kashmir - Al Jazeera
30/12/2014 UN calls for 'full Rohingya citizenship' - AL Jazeera
26/11/2014 Bangladesh proposes interning, repatriating up to 270K Rohingya to Myanmar - Al Jazeera
06/11/2014 Myanmar Policy's Message to Muslims: Get Out - NY Times
06/11/2014 Outcast: Adrift with Burma's Rohingya - Al Jazeera
30/08/2014 Myanmar 'loses ten million people' in census
22/08/2014 Enumeration of Rohingya population a 'complete failure', census observers say - Myanmar Times
21/08/2014 Burmese refugees wary over Thailand's changes - Al Jazeera
08/08/2014 Rohingya children in Myanmar camps going hungry - Bangkok Post
09/07/2014 Burma Muslims Abandon Mosques in Ramadan - OnIslam
01/07/2014 Rohingyas fear Myanmar citizenship checks - Al Jazeera
14/06/2014 Facebook in Myanmar: Amplifying hate speech? - Al Jazeera
28/04/2014 When will the world act on Myanmar's abuses? - Al Jazeera
02/04/2014 With 'Rohingya' not an option on census forms, Burma's new democracy is facing an identity crisis - Independent
30/03/2014 Tensions rise as Myanmar holds census - Al Jazeera
01/03/2014 MSF deeply shocked at expulsion from Myanmar - Al Jazeera
25/02/2014 Documents 'show Myanmar Rohingya discrimination is policy' - BBC
04/02/2014 Myanmar's Buddhist-Rohingya ethnic divide - Al Jazeera
17/01/2014 Muslims 'killed by Myanmar mob' - Bangkok Post
16/01/2014 No respite for Rohingya in Bangladesh - Al Jazeera
15/12/2013 Myanmar Must Stop Escalation of Violence Against Rohingya: Activist - Antara
11/12/2013 Rohingya are an indigenous people of Burma: OIC Sec-Gen
08/12/2013 Thai PM vows to consider Rohingya report
02/12/2013 Time for Soft Talk with Myanmar is Over - OnIslam
25/10/2013 UN envoy slams Myanmar's anti-Muslim violence - Al Jazeera
18/10/2013 No place for Islam? Buddhist nationalism in Myanmar - Al Jazeera
02/10/2013 Fear Grips Burma Muslims - OnIslam
12/09/2013 Rohingya Muslims face abuse in transit - Al Jazeera
25/08/2013 Burmese Buddhists riot after rumours of sexual assault by Muslim man - The Guardian
20/08/2013 Rohingya asylum seekers escape from Thai immigration centre
11/07/2013 Burma jails 25 Buddhists for mob killings of 36 Muslims in Meikhtila - The Guardian
14/06/2013 Ban Buddhist-Muslim Marriage: Burma Monks - OnIslam
06/06/2013 Rohingya violence effect: 900 Myanmar nationals detained in Malaysia - The Indian Express
03/06/2013 Burma's Rohingya people: a story of segregation and desperation - The Guardian
31/05/2013 The plight of Burma's Rohingya Muslims in a Thai camp - Channel 4, UK
31/05/2013 Rohingya people crammed in filthy cages in Thailand - Channel 4, UK
30/05/2013 Burma's Buddhist mobs sow fear amid widening unrest - The Guardian
29/05/2013 Sectarian violence erupts in Myanmar - Al Jazeera
25/05/2013 Killing with kindness: Burma's religious battleground - and the monks at the heart of it - Independent, UK
25/05/2013 Burmese Muslims given two-child limit - Independent
15/05/2013 Distrustful Rohingya dig in as Burma braces for cyclone Mahasen
14/05/2013 Myanmar's Muslims fret about mistreatment - Al Jazeera
11/05/2013 Myanmar Muslims living in constant fear - Al Jazeera
04/05/2013 Myanmar faces call for religious segregation - Al Jazeera
02/05/2013 Myanmar Rohingya violence report assailed
01/05/2013 Anti-Muslim violence hits central Myanmar
30/04/2013 Islamophobia: Myanmar's racist fault-line - Al Jazeera
29/04/2013 Myanmar Buddhists find identity in numbers - Al Jazeera
24/04/2013 Buddhist violence against Muslims in Myanmar 'wrong': Dalai Lama
22/04/2013 Burma Cleanses Rohingya Muslims - OnIslam
18/04/2013 Buddhist monk uses racism and rumours to spread hatred in Burma - The Guardian
14/04/2013 Burma's Scapegoated Muslims - OnIslam
09/04/2013 'They stood shouting at us to come out and be killed': Anti-Muslim violence in central Burma has left thousands of people homeless - Independent, UK
06/04/2013 Children bear brunt of Myanmar conflict - Al Jazeera
02/04/2013 Buddhism turns violent in Myanmar - Asia Times
02/04/2013 Burma Muslim Children Burnt Alive - OnIslam
30/03/2013 Fearful Muslims Abandon Burma Villages - OnIslam
28/03/2013 Burma Muslims Appeal for Respite
26/03/2013 Burma imposes curfews in townships after anti-Muslim violence - The Guardian
25/03/2013 Reform, riot and return in Myanmar - Al Jazeera
25/03/2013 Burma communal violence spreads - The Guardian
24/03/2013 Buddhist Attacks on Burma Mosques Escalate - OnIslam
23/03/2013 Myanmar refugees killed in fire at Thai camp - Al Jazeera
23/03/2013 Calm returns to Myanmar violence-hit city - AL Jazeera
22/03/2013 Deadly clashes in Burma between Buddhists and Muslims - The Guardian
21/03/2013 Many Dead, Mosques Burned in Burma Riots - OnIslam
17/03/2013 Rohingya refugees import 'mail-order' brides - AL Jazeera
26/02/2013 Rapes by Burmese security forces 'may cause more strife' in troubled region - The Guardian
22/02/2013 97 Burmese asylum seekers die after 25 days stranded at sea
02/01/2013 Thailand refuses to take in Rohingya refugees - Al Jazeera
09/12/2012 The Hidden Genocide: This is the story of a people fleeing the land where they were born - the Muslim Rohingya of Myanmar.
28/10/2012 Burma's junta admits deadly attacks on Muslims - The Guardian
28/10/2012 Myanmar violence displaces thousands - Al Jazeera
27/10/2012 Burma's leader admits deadly attacks on Muslims
27/10/2012 Burma attacks leave earth scorched - Independent, UK
24/10/2012 Buddhists in new clashes with Muslims
23/10/2012 From Myanmar to Mecca - Al Jazeera
13/09/2012 Rohingya and Buddhists remain divided
08/09/2012 Burma Generals Incite Buddhist Chauvinism - OnIslam
07/08/2012 Burma Lets the Rohingya Burn
05/08/2012 Bangladesh PM speaks out on Rohingya issue
03/08/2012 Dhaka bans NGOs from helping Rohingya
01/08/2012 Burma continues to practise rights abuses, report claims
01/08/2012 Report blasts Myanmar treatment of Rohingya
31/07/2012 Scant compassion for Muslim Rohingya refugees
28/07/2012 UN calls for inquiry into Myanmar riots
27/07/2012 Burma Monks Fuel Rohingya Muslim Hatred
24/07/2012 Burma's monks call for Muslim community to be shunned
23/07/2012 Why is the world ignoring Myanmar's Rohingya?
22/07/2012 Rohingya: The world's most forgotten people
20/07/2012 Burmese Muslims targeted in communal violence, says Amnesty
15/07/2012 US Muslims Plea for End to Rohingyas Plight
13/07/2012 Burma 'creating humanitarian crisis' with displacement camps in Arakan
17/06/2012 Uneasy calm in Myanmar's Rakhine
17/06/2012 Myanmar boat people swap violence for desperation
16/06/2012 Anger, fear linger after Myanmar communal clashes
15/06/2012 Myanmar: Plight of Muslim minority threatens country
15/06/2012 Special Report: Plight of Muslim minority threatens Myanmar Spring - Reuters
11/06/2012 Will Ethnic Violence Kill Burma's Fragile Reforms?
11/06/2012 Islamophobia and the fear of 'the other' in Myanmar
05/05/2012 Burmese Muslim Refugees on the verge of starvation on Delhi streets
30/01/2012 The Rohingya: Myanmar's outcasts
18/02/2010 Rohingya 'crackdown' in Bangladesh
11/02/2009 Refused citizenship in Myanmar, Rohingya migrants face hostility and suspicion abroad.
07/02/2009 Jolie turns spotlight on plight of refugees
04/02/2009 After 20 days adrift, Burmese boat people land with tales of abuse and starvation
03/02/2009 More Burmese 'boat people' rescued after being cast out of Thailand
27/01/2009 Rohingyas claim Myanmar abuse: Ethnic Muslim migrants say they were beaten on their way to Thailand in boats.
23/01/2009 Indonesia denies migrants asylum
07/05/2008 Myanmar Mosque Helps Cyclone Victims
30/09/2007 The other, invisible suffering of Burma
11/03/2006 Burma's forgotten Rohingya
08/05/2005 Illegal Myanmar migrants starving in Bangladesh
10/10/2004 Myanmar Muslims Struggling for Survival in Malaysia
13/11/2003 Stop anti-Muslim violence in Myanmar
03/11/2003 Muslim minority attacked in Myanmar
21/10/2003 Myanmar's Muslim sideshow
29/11/2002 Fresh Rohingya Muslim Influx into Bangladesh
18/07/2002 Rights Group Urges U.N. Focus on Myanmar Muslims' Plight
15/07/2002 Rohingya Muslims continue to suffer, thanks to indifference of neighbours and UN
19/06/2002 Myanmar Muslims Seeking Asylum Stay in U.N. Agency
10/02/2002 Muslims Killed In Myanmar - IOL
22/06/2001 OIC Condemns Attacks On Muslims In Myanmar
22/05/2001 Myanmar Curfew After Muslim-Buddhist Riots
19/10/2000 Brutality Against Muslim Minorities Exposed
07/09/2000 Myanmar Blasts U.S. Over Religious Repression Report


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