Islam in Burma and Rohingya Muslims

Capital: Yangon (Rangoon)
Population: 54.5 Million
Muslims Percent: 4% (approx. 2.18 Million)



Who are Rohingyas?

The Muslims of Burma: A Study of a Minority Group

Rohingya Arakanese faces genocide in Burma

Stateless in Arakan

Rohingya: The Forgotten People of Our Time

Arakan’s Muslims: A Snippet

Report on the Situation of Muslims in Burma - Part 1

Report on the Situation of Muslims in Burma - Part 2

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

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)




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

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
06/05/2016 Aung San Suu Kyi Asks U.S. Not to Refer to ‘Rohingya’
28/10/2015 Exclusive: 'Strong evidence' of genocide in Myanmar
02/05/2015 Mass grave discovered in trafficked migrants 'prison camp' on Thai border
30/08/2014 Myanmar 'loses ten million people' in census
11/12/2013 Rohingya are an indigenous people of Burma: OIC Sec-Gen
31/05/2013 The plight of Burma’s Rohingya Muslims in a Thai camp
28/03/2013 Burma Muslims Appeal for Respite
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.
27/10/2012 Burma's leader admits deadly attacks on Muslims
13/09/2012 Rohingya and Buddhists remain divided
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
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




SEE ALSO:

Arakan Rohingya National Organization

Rohingya Students Development Movement, Arakan, Burma

The Irrawaddy news magazine

Rohingya News from Al Jazeera

Rohingya News from The Independent, UK

Rohingya News from The Guardian, UK

Burma: Time Magazine









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