Islam in Burma / Myanmar and Burmese Muslims (including Rohingya 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

02/02/2018 AP finds evidence for graves, Rohingya massacre in Myanmar
02/02/2018 Rohingya refugees on the Bangladesh-Myanmar border – in pictures - The Guardian
24/01/2018 AP Interview: Former New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson resigns from Rohingya refugee panel - Washington Post
19/01/2018 The Roots of the Rohingya Crisis: The Eradication of a Myanmar Ethnic Group - CornellCast
10/01/2018 Rohingya crisis: Myanmar army admits killings - BBC
08/01/2018 'Never again': Jewish organisations call for immediate action to protect Rohingya Muslims - indy100, UK
01/01/2018 A Visual That Shows Just How Many Rohingya Villages Have Been Burned - NDTV, India
27/12/2017 Aung San Suu Kyi ‘avoided’ discussion of Rohingya rape during UN meeting - The Guardian
25/12/2017 Today marks four months since the start of the Rohingya refugee crisis and the situation remains dire - Independent, UK
24/12/2017 Rohingya: 500,000 unlikely to receive schooling in 2018 - Al Jazeera
21/12/2017 Myanmar says the story of these people is “fake news.” - New York Times
17/12/2017 Burma: 40 Rohingya Villages Burned Since October - Human Rights Watch
14/12/2017 MSF: More than 6,700 Rohingya killed in Myanmar - Al Jazeera
12/12/2017 The traders cashing in on Rohingya misery: 'It's the best profit of my life' - The Guardian
11/12/2017 Army's rape of Rohingya women sweeping, methodical: AP - Al Jazeera
28/11/2017 Pope Francis fails to mention Rohingya in Myanmar speech - The Guardian
27/11/2017 Myanmar accused of wiping out secret network of Rohingya reporters - The Guardian
23/11/2017 Malaysia: A Rohingya safe haven? - Al Jazeera
21/11/2017 Amnesty: Rohingya in Rakhine State live under apartheid - Al Jazeera
16/11/2017 HRW: Systematic rape of Rohingya by Myanmar's army - Al Jazeera
14/11/2017 'When they began slaughtering us we ran for our lives': Rohingya trapped inside Myanmar - The Guardian
10/11/2017 Rohingya children close to starvation amid 'health crisis on an unimaginable scale' - The Guardian
29/10/2017 Despite Rohingya crisis, thousands march in support of military - Al Jazeera
28/10/2017 Bangladesh to offer sterilisation to Rohingya in refugee camps - The Guardian
25/10/2017 Rohingya girls under 10 raped while fleeing Myanmar, charity says - The Guardian
25/10/2017 Rohingya running out of space to bury their dead - Al Jazeera
24/10/2017 Across Myanmar, Denial of Ethnic Cleansing and Loathing of Rohingya - New York Times
20/10/2017 Rohingya crisis: Burmese soldiers are raping and murdering Muslims today, warns UN - Independent, UK
12/10/2017 Mystery surrounds deaths of Hindu villagers in Myanmar mass graves - The Guardian
12/10/2017 Rohingya crisis: Mother says Burmese soldiers 'threw my baby into a fire' - Independent, UK
07/10/2017 India is complicit in the Rohingya suffering - Al Jazeera
06/10/2017 Myanmar's Rohingya beg for help: 'People are starving' - Al Jazeera
28/09/2017 Burma: Number of Rohingya Muslims who have fled violence reaches 500,000 - Independent, UK
28/09/2017 Buddhist Mob attacks Rohingya refugees in Sri Lanka - Al Jazeera
23/09/2017 What one volunteer witnessed from the frontline of the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh - Independent, UK
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
16/09/2017 Who is selling weapons to Myanmar? - 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

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Burma: Time Magazine

Islam in Myanmar - Wikipedia

Persecution of Muslims in Myanmar - Wikipedia

Rohingya people - Wikipedia

History of Rakhine - Wikipedia



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