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Title: Plight of the Rohingya - Solution? (Special News Pictorial of "Arakan Magazine") - revised
Date of publication: 30 September 2012
Description/subject: Text of the resolution adopted by the PERDANA GLOBAL PEACE FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON “PLIGHT OF THE ROHINGYA: SOLUTIONS?” held on 17 September 2012 in Kuala Lumpur. Also,extracts and summaries of some of the presentations and many photos... "The Conference is divided into 3 sessions which will be moderated by Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Razali Ismail, UN Secretary- General’s Special Envoy for Myanmar (2000-2005), Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Dr. Mohd. Rais Karim, acting Secretary-General PERKIM/former Vice Chancellor UPSI) and Y. Bhg. Tan Sri Ahmad Fuzi Abdul Razak (former Secretary-General Ministry of Foreign Affairs Malaysia) for each session respectively. The speakers are experts and renowned personalities including Mr. Nurul Islam (President of ARNO), Dr. Maung Zarni (Civil Society and Human Security Unit, LSE), Mr. Jacob Zenn (International Affairs Analyst, Washington DC), Mr. Benjamin Zawacki (former Researcher of Amnesty International), Mr. Matthew Smith (Human Rights Watch), Mr. Saiful Huq Omi (Research Consultant, Equal Rights Trust, Bangladesh), Dr. Sriprapha Petcharmesree (Human Rights & Peace Studies, Mahidol University Thailand and Dr. Abdullah Ahsan, International Movement for Just World (JUST) Malaysia. The Conference is attended by participants comprising representatives from the diplomatic corps, international organisations, parliamentarians, human rights groups, academia, civil society movements, non-governmental organisations, members of the media, as well as leaders of Rohingya organisations who are based in countries outside Myanmar. “It is indeed a collective and united call to action as part from calling upon the Myanmar authorities to acknowledge and resolve the crisis, UN and international agencies could very well play their part in ensuring their “responsibility to protect”, said Norian Mai, Chairman of Perdana Global Peace Foundation in his closing remarks"
Language: English
Source/publisher: "Arakan" - Arakan Rohingya Organisation (ARNO)
Format/size: pdf (2.4MB)
Date of entry/update: 02 October 2012


Title: SPECIAL NEWS PICTORIAL OF ARAKAN
Date of publication: 15 May 2012
Description/subject: NHRC SEMINAR: ROHINGYA THAT THE WORLD FORGET...STATELESS ROHINGYA...On April 24, 2012, Professor Dr. Amara Phongsaphit, Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand was invited by the Thai Public Broadcasting Service (Thai PBS) to be a resource person in a seminar, ‘Rohingya that the World Forget,’ convened by the Thai PBS’ Social Capital Network Division, Social Capital Bureau, at Building A, Thai PBS Headquarters in Bangkok with an objective to build up awareness on the existence of Rohingya people through seminar and public media, and to look for solutions to problems faced by this people together... Participants in the seminar included: 1. Professor Dr. Amara Phongsaphit, Chairperson of the National Human Rights Commission of Thailand (NHRC)... 2. Dr. Sriprapha Phetmesri, Representative for Thailand in the Inter-ASEAN Governments Commission on Human Rights... 3. Maung Kyaw Nu, Burmese Rohingya Association in Thailand (BRAT)... 4. Phil Robertson, Deputy Director, Asia Divisionand 5. Sophie Ansel, a French reporter who is monitoring situations faced by the Rohingyas... The seminar was moderated by Mr. Chairat Thomya, a Thai PBS anchorman.....Investigation Report No.409/2554 of 26 December 2011 On the right to life and security of person: The death of Rohingya boat people in the detention centre in Ranong province...‘RUNNING ON EMPTY’ - Award-winning Thai photographer Suthep Kritsanavarin photo exhibition of photographs of the plight of the Rohingya at the Bangkok Art and Culture Centre opened on 27 March 2012 to Sunday 1 April 2012. Titled “Stateless Rohingya…Running on Empty,” the exhibit is supported by the Asian Resource Foundation and the Asean Inter-Parliamentary Myanmar Caucus.
Author/creator: M. A . ALAM , EXCUTIVE EDITOR OF ARAKAN MONTHLY
Language: English
Source/publisher: ARAKAN MONTHLY (ARNO)
Format/size: pdf (1.9MB)
Date of entry/update: 15 August 2012


Title: "ARAKAN" MAGAZINE I FEBRUARY 29, 2012 ISSUE
Date of publication: 29 February 2012
Description/subject: EDITORIALS: THE BURMA’S UNION DAY: OUTFLOWS OF ROHINGYAS FROM ARAKAN... COVER STORY: UNION DAY HIGHLIGHTS THE FUNDAMENTAL NEED OF THE ETHNIC NATIONALITIES AND DAW SUU KYI GRACES ETHNIC PARTIES’ UNION DAY CELEBRATION - M.A. ALAM... COVER STORY: ROHINGYAS BOAT PEOPLES ARRESTED AGAIN IN SOUTHERN THAILAND - M.A. ALAM... NEWS ANALYSIS: DISCREDITING PANGLONG INITIATIVE WILL NOT RESULT IN FURTHER REFORM IN BURMA - ZIN LINN... CULTURAL NEWS: THE ROHINGYA CULTURAL GATHERING - Foreda Begum, Rohingya Project... FEATURES STORY : ROHINGYAS: A PEOPLE BOTH WITH, AND WITHOUT, AN ORIGIN - AMMAR SHAHBAZI... COMMENTARY: UNION DAY OR DOMINION DAY? REVISITING THE SPIRIT OF PANGLONG - Chinland Guardian... PRESS RELEASE: STATEMENTS OF ARAKAN ROHINGYA NATIONAL ORGANISATION ON 65TH ANNIVERSARY OF UNION DAY... BOAT PEOPLE NEWS: ‘BGB’ ARRESTS MALYASIA BOUND VOYAGERS AND ROHINGYAS INFILTRATORS AND FLOATING DEADBODIES OF ROHINGYA BOAT PEOPLE ARE NOT ALLOWED TO COLLECT FROM NAF RIVER... NEWS: NEW OIC BODY TO RESOLVE RIGHTS ISSUES - BY SYED FAISAL ALI, ARAB NEWS... BACK COVER : ROHINGYA EXPRESS SOLIDITRY WITH KACHIN PEOPLE - NURUL ISLAM (UK)
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Rohingya Organisation (ARNO)
Format/size: pdf (425K)
Date of entry/update: 15 August 2012


Title: "ARAKAN MAGAZINE" I FEBRUARY 29, 2012 ISSUE
Date of publication: 31 January 2012
Description/subject: EDITORIAL: ‘NASAKA’ LICENSED TO TYRANNIZE ROHINGYA IN ARAKAN... COVER STORY: BRITISH FOREIGN SECRETARY WILLIAM HAGUE MET BURMESE OPPOSITION LEADERS DAW AUNG SAN SU KYI AND ROHINGYA REPRESENTATIVES IN RANGOON - M.A. ALAM... COVER STORY: BURMA RELEASED SOME HIGH PROFILE POLITICAL PRISONERS... SITUATION REPORT & ANALYSIS: "THE ROHINGYA: MYANMAR’S OUTCAST" - AMBASSADOR AKBAR AHMED... FEATURES STORY: ROHINGYA: LIFE IN THE SHADOWLANDS... NEWS ANALYSIS: "STATELESS CHILDREN IN ARAKAN STATE OF WESTERN BURMA" - BILL DAVIS, MA, MPH... NEWS: ONE MINOR STUDENT KILLED, ANOTHER ONE SERIOUSLY WOUNDED IN BUTHIDAUNG... JOINT PRESS RELEASE: 13 ROHINGYAS ARE NOT TALIBAN, IT WAS ALL FRAMED - FRANCIS WADE... SITUATION REPORT: BURMA’S BLACKLISTING OF MUSLIM BABIES REVEALS ENTRENCHED RACISM... BACK COVER: TROPICAL DISEASES SPREAD IN ALL ROHINGYA REFUGEE CAMPS IN BANGLADESH.
Language: English
Source/publisher: Arakan Rohingya Organisation (ARNO)
Subscribe: -
Format/size: pdf (530K)
Alternate URLs: http://www.rohingya.org
Date of entry/update: 15 August 2012