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Verena Hölzl
Independent journalist. German. Currently observing democratisation in Myanmar. , , , , ,
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Francis Wade Feb 12
Been going through dozens of dispatches on the violence in Myanmar fr 2012 onwards. Wa Lone's byline keeps coming up, again and again, and his writing is always bold, brave and incisive. If Suu Kyi values an open society then he and Kyaw Soe Oo need to be freed
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Jessica Olney Feb 11
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Jessica Olney Feb 11
"Dialogue between the Rakhine and Rohingya communities is essential to achieve a sustainable solution to an increasingly complex crisis." Impressively progressive opinion piece by a forward-thinking young Rakhine scholar.
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Laura Haigh Feb 10
: reveals fresh evidence of violations amid ongoing military operation in State, part of a crackdown following attacks by the Arakan Army in January
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Verena Hölzl Feb 9
Four times. He has only seen his daughter four times.
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Skye Wheeler Feb 8
I heard so many horrible stories of how Myanmar soldiers raped women and girls, including how some dragged this 15yr old to a tree and raped her. The Myanmar's recent blanket denial is disrespectful bizarre and very dark.
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Verena Hölzl Feb 8
That they aren’t *embarrassed* to offer this joke of a kill fee...
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Verena Hölzl Feb 8
“In what other industry...” Yes, yes and yes.
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Thinzar Shunlei Yi Feb 8
10 people got arrested &charged this morning again in after they set up second demonstration camp infront of . And police fenced the demonstration place now!
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Joe Freeman Feb 7
Thailand has some of the harshest royal insult laws in the world. So what does the candidacy of a princess for prime minister mean for those covering/talking about it? I take a look here. -
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Sean Bain Feb 7
response to Body questions re women: -denies violations by military -implies Rohingya-focus "tantamount to discrimination" -repeats falsehood 81 recommendations being implemented -reaffirms lack of will to provide accountability or redress
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Verena Hölzl Feb 7
Replying to @nahaltoosi
Great. Well deserved!
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Verena Hölzl Feb 6
« A country of 160 million is currently slipping into an authoritarian quagmire. It deserves our attention. »
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Poppy McPherson Feb 4
"In private conversations, Suu Kyi has also expressed disdain for the international media, who she believes have exacerbated the Rohingya crisis in western Myanmar’s Rakhine state and is biased in their reporting"
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Caroline Gluck Feb 3
Impressed by the initiative of this group of football-loving Rohingya youngsters in Kutupalong refugee site who wrote a petition to the camp administrator asking for a football to practice their game."We get energy and feel better when we're playing", said 10 yr old Md. Kasim.
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Verena Hölzl Feb 1
Take a break and get training on how to be safe from cyberattacks: Reporters Without Borders invites reporters from war zones and crisis areas to come to Berlin for four months. Apply until Feb 19.
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Verena Hölzl Feb 1
Another great one from (Swe Win) from inside the Tatmadaw's brainwashing operations.
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Reuters Top News Jan 31
Myanmar policeman who detailed reporters' entrapment freed from jail Follow updates on the case:
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Richard Horsey Jan 24
Many Rakhine people feel that politics has failed them. The Arakan Army offers them an alternative path. This could get very messy, and won’t be easily - or quickly - solved.
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