Monday, 17 June 2019

Tag Archives: genocide

EU blasts Myanmar’s jailing of reporters

STRASBOURG: The EU’s diplomatic chief condemned Myanmar’s jailing of two Reuters journalists, hours after the country’s tarnished democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi strongly defended the men’s treatment. A court in Myanmar jailed Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo for seven years last week for breaching the country’s hardline Official ...

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Germany returns Namibia genocide remains

BERLIN : Germany on Wednesday handed back human remains seized from Namibia a century ago after the slaughter of indigenous people under its colonial rule, but angry descendants slammed Berlin for failing to properly atone for the dark chapter. Herero chief Vekuii Rukoro, whose ancestors were among the tens of ...

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Rohingya women, children drown while fleeing Myanmar violence

LONDON: Dozens of Rohingya women and children desperate to flee the violence in Myanmar are drowning while attempting to escape to Bangladesh by boat. A Bangladeshi border guard, who asked not to be identified, told, guards had retrieved eight bodies on the Bangladeshi side of the Naf River on Wednesday ...

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