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Will Pope Mention Rohingya? | Daily HRW Brief

This week marks the first time a pope will visit Myanmar and the big question is: will he mention the ethnic cleansing campaign by the army in the country against the Rohingya Muslims in public and during conversations with leaders Aung San Suu Kyi and General Min Aung Hlaing? Source: Will Pope Mention Rohingya? Daily Brief

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MYANMAR: Uneasy calm in Rakhine | IRIN Asia

SITTWE, 25 June 2012 (IRIN) – An uneasy calm prevails in Sittwe, the capital of Myanmar’s northern Rakhine State, following weeks of communal violence between Rakhine Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims. “We’re still shocked. We worry whether such unrest could happen again,” Myat Hla, 46, told IRIN, sitting on the concrete floor of Sutaung Pyae monastery outside the city, where close ...

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