Thursday 30 November 2023
Source Forsea, 28 Nov
We, the Rohingya have been chased from our homelands through a series of massacres and Burmese military campaigns since 1978. Our villages have been exterminated and wiped out of all maps. The Palestinian situation is just the same, if not, even worse.
Tuesday 5 September 2023
Wednesday 19 July 2023
(Myanmar's Spring Revolution and the Rohingya genocide),
discussed by Dr Maung Zarni and Habib
Ecosocialism 2023 – A World Beyond Capitalism on July 1&2
Solidarity Hall (Victorian Trades Hall)
54 Victoria St, Carlton VIC 3053.
watch full clip here:
Program details (here)
Source Aljazera, 15 June
Myanmar's NUG negotiates ethnic differences as crisis deepensMembers of Myanmar's ethnic minorities ask Aung Myo Min questions in Melbourne [Ali MC/Al Jazeera]
The Australia trip of NUG Minister for Human Rights Aung Myo Min was planned to shore up support among the Myanmar community there and build momentum for recognition [Ali MC/Al Jazeera]
Bamar dominationNUG Minister for Human Rights Aung Myo Min speaks to the Myanmar diaspora in Melbourne amid concerns about its engagement with ethnic minorities [Ali MC/Al Jazeera] Rual Thang, who is originally from Chin state, says the NUG and ethnic groups need to improve coordination to overthrow the military regime [Ali MC/Al Jazeera]Habiburahman, a Rohingya in exile, says he wonders whether the NUG is sincere in its intentions [Ali MC/Al Jazeera]
Need for 'trustworthy alliances'
Wednesday 7 June 2023
Source TheDiplomat, 2 June
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh report being offered $2,000 to return to Myanmar – and threatened with beatings if they do not.
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Wednesday 24 May 2023
UNHCR says it's awaiting permission from Myanmar government to distribute health supplies in Sittwe, where an estimated 90% of Rohingya homes have been destroyed
Photograph: Sai Aung Main/AFP/Getty Images
UN staff say they have not been given permission to help thousands of Rohingya living in displacement camps in Myanmar who are in urgent need of food, medicine and shelter in the aftermath of Cyclone Mocha, which struck the west of the country on Sunday.
It really is a nightmare scenario for this cyclone to hit areas with such deep pre-existing needsRamanathan Balakrishnan, UN humanitarian coordinator Photograph: Screengrab/Obtained by Reuters Photograph: Sai Aung Main/AFP/Getty Images