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Burma Campaign UK questioned Facebook’s decision to suspend Donald Trump’s account for inciting violence while continuing to allow the Burmese military to promote recruitment on the platform.

In-depth: Excluded from voting and long denied citizenship, Rohingya Muslims face a precarious future in post-election Myanmar.

Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election

The New Arab Staff & Agencies

Suu Kyi forecast to triumph in virus-hit Myanmar election

The election is just the second since the Southeast Asian nation emerged from nearly half a century of junta rule in 2011.

Myanmar files first Rohingya case report to ICJ

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Myanmar files first Rohingya case report to ICJ

Myanmar has submitted its first report to the ICJ on steps taken to prevent the genocide of the Rohingya Muslim population.

Bangladesh to turn back new Rohingya refugee boats: minister

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Bangladesh to turn back new Rohingya refugee boats: minister

Hundreds of Rohingya Muslim refugees are stranded at sea as Bangladesh and Malaysia refuse to allow them entry.

Narjas Zatat

A.M. Dassu: The Muslim children's author fighting for representation

The New Arab Meets: British author A.M. Dassu, who seeks to show Muslim children that they, too, can see themselves as protagonists in stories.

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Rohingya Muslims hail UN ruling on Myanmar genocide

Some members of the Rohingya Muslim minority hailed the ruling by the UN's top court, while others were skeptical it would be implemented.

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Mortar fire kills Burmese medic in northeast Syria

Mortar fire by pro-Ankara forces killed a Myanmar national working as a cameraman and medic for a non-governmental group in northeast Syria, the ...

Kevin Schwartz

India's bludgeoning of Kashmir

Comment: India's treatment of Kashmiris shows that the global practice of Muslim repression has now reached new heights, writes Kevin Schwartz.

Thousands of Syrians evacuated from Islamic State’s last redoubt

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Thousands of Syrians evacuated from Islamic State’s last redoubt

More than 40 trucks carrying men, women and children left the Islamic State group's last holdout of Baghouz in Syria's northern Deir Az-Zour ...

Malia Bouattia

Aung San Suu Kyi and the Rohingya

Comment: Once the face of democracy in Myanmar, Aung San Suu Kyi now heads a repressive and violent regime, writes Malia Bouattia.

US Rohingya findings 'consistent' with UN report

The New Arab

US Rohingya findings 'consistent' with UN report

While not explicitly referencing genocide, US ambassador to the UN said that the State Department investigation findings on the Myanmar ...

Saudi Arabia prepares for annual hajj pilgrimage

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Saudi Arabia prepares for annual hajj pilgrimage

Authorities in Saudi Arabia are preparing for the official beginning of the hajj pilgrimage which starts on Sunday.

US downgrades Myanmar in trafficking report

The New Arab

US downgrades Myanmar in trafficking report

The annual US report downgraded Myanmar noting it failed to protect the Rohingya Muslims fleeing a military crackdown.

US embassy move: who attended?

The New Arab

US embassy move: who attended?

While the EU chose to boycott the controversial US move to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel and move their embassy there - four ...

The New Arab & agencies

Sudan frees dozens of activists detained after anti-austerity protests

Dozens of Sudanese activists were released after being arrested for protesting subsidy cuts.

The New Arab

Rohingya ethnic cleansing ongoing despite Myanmar denials: Amnesty

Myanmar's military campaign against the Rohingya population is continuing, Amnesty International said, as it unveiled new evidence of violence ...

Robin Yassin-Kassab

The Rohingya and other outsiders

Comment: This is not the first time the demonisation of 'threatening' communities has prepared the way for slaughter, writes Robin ...

The New Arab

US suspends travel to Burma after 'ethnic cleansing' remark

Following the strongly worded condemnation by the US secretary of state who described the Burmese army's crackdown as 'ethnic cleansing', ...

The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide

James Snell

The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide

Book Club: Azeem Ibrahim should be commended for his prescience, while the wider world is damned for its indifference, writes James Snell.

The New Arab & agencies

New field hospital treats hundreds of Rohingya refugees

Red Cross doctors at a field hospital in Cox's Bazar are working through overcrowded refugee camps stretching along the border with Myanmar, ...

Israel sold Myanmar patrol boats despite ethnic cleansing evidence

Robert Cusack

Israel sold Myanmar patrol boats despite ethnic cleansing evidence

Israel approved the sale of patrol boats to the Myanmar navy amid evidence and reports the armed forces were allegedly responsible for 'ethnic ...

Myanmar army 'responsible' for Rohingya crisis: US

The New Arab

Myanmar army 'responsible' for Rohingya crisis: US

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the United States holds Myanmar's military leadership "accountable" for the Rohingya refugee crisis, ...

Anti-war voices magnify over human rights violations in Yemen

Khalid Al-Karimi

Anti-war voices magnify over human rights violations in Yemen

Comment: More pressure is coming for the Saudi-led Arab coalition in Yemen, after the UN placed Saudi Arabia on a human rights blacklist last ...

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