Wednesday, 14 Zulqaidah 1440 / 17 July 2019

Wednesday, 14 Zulqaidah 1440 / 17 July 2019

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At least 12 dead in Muslim insurgent attacks in Myanmar

Friday, 25 Aug 2017 19:25 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON -- At least five police and seven Rohingya Muslim insurgents were killed overnight in Myanmar's Rakhine state, the government said on Friday morning, after militants staged coordinated...

UN urges Myanmar to give citizenship to Rohingya Muslims

Tuesday, 30 Dec 2014 12:16 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, UNITED NATIONS -- The UN General Assembly approved a resolution Monday urging Myanmar to provide "full citizenship" to its Rohingya Muslim minority and to allow them to move freely...

For the first time, Obama says 'Rohingya' multiple times

Friday, 14 Nov 2014 21:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON -- Myanmar's minority Rohingya Muslims are among the most persecuted people on earth, and advocates of their cause were hoping President Barack Obama would not only press...

Number of Rohingya Muslim fleeing Myanmar tops 100,000

Saturday, 25 Oct 2014 17:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON - A growing sense of desperation is fueling a mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims from western Myanmar, with the number fleeing by boat since communal violence broke...

US think tank criticizes Myanmar on Rakhine response

Thursday, 23 Oct 2014 18:46 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, WASHINGTON - An influential Washington think tank is criticizing Myanmar's government for presiding over a "humanitarian catastrophe" in western Rakhine state and doing little to track down perpetrators...

Rohingya could face detention under Myanmar draft plan (2)

Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 20:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON/BANGKOK - The government will offer citizenship for those that accept the classification and have required documentation. That may encourage some to consent to identification as Bengali. Citizenship would...

Rohingya could face detention under Myanmar draft plan (1)

Saturday, 27 Sep 2014 19:55 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON/BANGKOK - Myanmar's national government has drafted a plan that will give around a million members of the persecuted Rohingya Muslim ethnic minority a bleak choice: accept ethnic...

Myanmar's census: Term of Rohingya prohibited (2)

Saturday, 12 Apr 2014 22:28 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON - Rohingya activist Wai Wai Nu, who says her family has been in Myanmar for centuries, said census-takers at her Yangon home refused to list her as...

UN concerns Rohingya excluded from Myanmar census

Wednesday, 02 Apr 2014 19:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SITTWE - The first thing Khalid was asked when census workers entered his home in Myanmar's troubled state of Rakhine was his ethnicity. In a clear, confident voice,...

Gov't: Doctors Without Borders can stay in Myanmar

Saturday, 01 Mar 2014 22:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON - A day after Doctors Without Borders announced it was being expelled from Myanmar, the government said negotiations with the organization were ongoing and that the group...

Thai target human traffickers but Rohingyas may face more abuse

Thursday, 13 Feb 2014 17:59 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SADAO - Thai police have announced a new campaign against human traffickers, although the officer in charge said hundreds of recently rescued Rohingya boat people could end up...

Rights group: Muslims massacred in Myanmar amid official denials

Thursday, 23 Jan 2014 20:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON - Security forces in western Myanmar massacred at least 40 Rohingya Muslims last week, including women and children, a human rights group said on Thursday, quoting witness...

Myanmar denies Buddhist mob kills Muslim villagers

Friday, 17 Jan 2014 19:19 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON - Myanmar's government denied Friday that a Buddhist mob ripped through a town in an isolated strife-torn corner of the country this week, attacking Muslim women and...

Group: Myanmar mob kills more than a dozen Muslims

Thursday, 16 Jan 2014 23:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON - A Buddhist mob rampaged through a town in an isolated corner of Myanmar, hacking Muslim women and children with knives, a villager and a rights group...

PM: Thailand will help with any Rohingya investigation

Saturday, 07 Dec 2013 21:20 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANGKOK - Thailand will help the United Nations and the United States with any investigation into the findings of a Reuters report that Thai immigration officials moved Myanmar...

Indonesia builds three schools in Myanmar

Wednesday, 12 Jun 2013 18:07 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, NUSA DUA - Indonesian government provides financial assistance worth one million USD to build three elementary schools in Rakhine State, Myanmar. Indonesian Ambassador to Republic of the Union...

Troops patrol Myanmar city after violence, Muslims hide in Buddhist monastery

Thursday, 30 May 2013 20:57 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LASHIO - Hundreds of Muslim families sheltered in a heavily guarded Buddhist monastery on Thursday after two days of violence in the northern Myanmar city of Lashio left...

Buddhist mobs attack Muslim homes for second day in Myanmar; one dead

Wednesday, 29 May 2013 21:57 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, LASHIO - Buddhist mobs armed with sticks and machetes burned Muslim homes on Wednesday for a second day in the northern Myanmar city of Lashio, contradicting claims in...

Myanmar activist: Muslim and Buddhist need helps in Myanmar

Monday, 27 May 2013 21:31 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Senior activist from Myanmar, Ko Ko Lim, said both between Muslims and Buddhists in Rakhine needed serious attention from the government as well as from international...

Indonesian Buddhists condem any violence in Myanmar

Monday, 27 May 2013 20:15 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Acting Chairman of  Indonesian Buddhist Congress (Walubi), Arief Harsono expressed his support related to policies of President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to solve conflicts between Muslims ethnic...

Indonesian monks condemn violence in Myanmar

Monday, 06 May 2013 20:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Indonesian Sangha Supreme Council asked Myanmar's monks to stop violence in Myanmar. Chairman of  Sangha Supreme Council, Nyanasuryanadi Mahthera expressed his profound grief over humanitarian crisis...

SBY urges Myanmar to stop violence towards Rohingya people

Wednesday, 24 Apr 2013 16:56 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono urged Myanmar to stop violence towards Rohingya Muslims in the country.  "I'm afraid the impact will be bad to Myanmar and also...

Indonesia, Myanmar share experience on ethic conflict

Tuesday, 02 Apr 2013 21:50 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, YANGON - Indonesia supports Myanmar to settle ethnic conflict and shares its experience on the issue.  "We have shared our experience with Myanmar," Indonesian Ambassador to Myanmar Sebastianus Sumarsono...

Muslims vanish as Buddhist attacks approach Myanmar's biggest city

Friday, 29 Mar 2013 23:36 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, SIT KWIN - The Muslims of Sit Kwin were always a small group who numbered no more than 100 of the village's 2,000 people. But as sectarian violence...

Myanmar government struggles to contain anti-Muslim hostility

Monday, 25 Mar 2013 21:41 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, MEIKHTILA - Myanmar's government is struggling to contain anti-Muslim violence that touched the outskirts of the capital, Naypyitaw, at the weekend and forced it to send troops to...

FM: Indonesia to help confidence building and reconciliation in Rakhine

Wednesday, 09 Jan 2013 00:10 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Marty M Natalegawa, said that Indonesia was ready to support in confidence building and reconciliation process among Rakhine and Rohingya ethnics in Rakhine State, Myanmar.  “Apart...

Indonesian minister arrives in Myanmar

Monday, 07 Jan 2013 21:17 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Indonesian Foreign Minister Marty Natalegawa, reported arrived at Sittwe airport in Rakhine State, Myanmar, on Monday. Rakhine is the state where sectarian violence between Muslims and Buddhists...

Special Report: Witnesses tell of organized killings of Myanmar Muslims (5- end)

Monday, 12 Nov 2012 18:12 WIB

Hot ethnic nationalism REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PAIK THAY - The last spasm of violence took place at Kyauktaw, a town north of the state capital, Sittwe. At that point, the military shot into...

Special Report: Witnesses tell of organized killings of Myanmar Muslims (4)

Monday, 12 Nov 2012 17:56 WIB

Rakhines will drink kalar blood REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PAIK THAY -Tuesday began with a massacre. Reuters reporters visited dozens of villages in Rakhine State. But there was only one where their entry...

Special Report: Witnesses tell of organized killings of Myanmar Muslims (3)

Monday, 12 Nov 2012 17:31 WIB

We had no problems before REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PAIK THAY - On Monday, October 22, hundreds of Rakhine men gathered on the southern outskirts of Mrauk-U, an ancient capital studded with Buddhist temples...

Special Report: Witnesses tell of organized killings of Myanmar Muslims (2)

Monday, 12 Nov 2012 17:17 WIB

Called Bengalis REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PAIK THAY - Rohingya have lived for generations in Rakhine State, where postcard-perfect valleys sweep down to a mangrove-fringed coastline. But Rakhines and other Burmese view them as...

Special Report: Witnesses tell of organized killings of Myanmar Muslims (1)

Monday, 12 Nov 2012 17:11 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, PAIK THAY - On a hot Sunday night in a remote Myanmar village, Tun Naing punched his wife and unleashed hell. She wanted rice for their three children. He said...

Several Indonesian NGOs to gather in Myanmar

Wednesday, 24 Oct 2012 20:27 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID JAKARTA - Several Indonesian Non-Governmental Organizations (NGOs) will gather in Myanmar at the end of October. Indonesian Red Cross (PMI), Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT), National Zakat Board (Baznas), and...

Indonesian NGO: Distribution of aid for Rohingya is uneven

Wednesday, 10 Oct 2012 17:00 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA -  An Indonesian Non Governmental Organizations which visited Myanmar to help Rohingya, found uneven distribution of the aid. MER-C said that it could lead to another conflict as...

Mahathir calls the world’s solidarity for Rohingya

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 23:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, KUALA LUMPUR - Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, in his capacity as President of Perdana Global Peace Foundation (PGPF), calls the world to help Muslim ethnic minority Rohingya. He delivered...

ACT to rehabilitate Rohingya housing

Wednesday, 19 Sep 2012 22:30 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Indonesia's non-governmental organization, Aksi Cepat Tanggap (ACT), is ready to rehabilitate several housings of ethnic Rohingya in Sittwe, Myanmar. Deputy President of ACT, Syuhelmaidi Syukur, said the...

MER-C goes to Myanmar

Wednesday, 12 Sep 2012 21:37 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Myanmar's Ministry for Foreign Affairs finally issued visa and entrance permit to Rakhine State for medical team of Medical Emergency and Rescue Committee (MER-C) Indonesia. Five MER-C...

PKS sends second delegation to Myanmar

Tuesday, 11 Sep 2012 19:33 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Prosperous Justice Party (PKS) sent its humanitarian delegation to Rakhine, Myanmar, on Monday. Besides providing humanitarian aids, the delegation, led by Secretary of PKS Faction Abdul Hakim,...

PMI to help resolving conflict between Rohingya-Rakhine

Friday, 07 Sep 2012 20:18 WIB

REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, JAKARTA - Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) will help Rohigya and Rakhine recover from conflict in Myanmar. "We will meet several ministers to talk on recovery program for refugees in...

A letter from Muslim Rohingya

Monday, 03 Sep 2012 20:15 WIB

Last Friday, six volunteers of Indonesian Red Cross (PMI) had a chance to visit the refugee camp in Kaung Dok Ja of Sittwe, Rakhine, the center of the conflict between...