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Verena Hölzl
Independent journalist. German. Currently observing democratisation in Myanmar. , , , , ,
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Richard Horsey 16h
In which the NLD-appointed perm. rep. in NY, Hau Do Suan, trashes three decades of UN resolutions on Myanmar. Those resolutions advocated peace and democracy, and were strongly supported by - and supportive of - ASSK and the NLD at the time. (Myanmar lost the vote 142 to 10.)
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Victoire Rio Nov 16
Mingalabar, ! Welcome to ! Had we known you were coming, we would have planned a more formal welcome. Happy to set up briefing on the situation. Let us know availabilities. Cc:
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Simon Lewis Nov 16
Response to a picture of a detained Rohingya child
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Kate Vigneswaran Nov 16
A reminder to all perpetrators of gross human rights violations, justice has no clock |
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Simon Lewis Nov 16
This boy was one of 106 Rohingya on a boat trying to escape the camps in Sittwe -- built in 2012 as supposedly temporary shelters for the displaced. They washed up near Yangon, where they were detained today (Photo: REUTERS/Myat Thu Kyaw)
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Shafiur Rahman Nov 14
HAPPENING NOW: demonstrate In Unchiprang with a list of demands before they will consider repatriation. Including the restoration of full citizenship status and the scrapping of 's 1982 citizenship law
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Zeba Siddiqui Nov 14
Repatriation of the Rohingya from Bangladesh to Myanmar won't begin today as planned, sources tell : "Nobody wants to go back”
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John Quinley III Nov 14
In Jamtoil refugee camp today. Many refugee families have fled their homes in fear of forced repatriation and are staying with friends in other camps. A sense of fear, anger, and uncertainty about repatriation is palpable.
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Nick Beake Nov 13
First of 2,200 refugees due to be returned tomorrow. So where are we? : We’re ready. They’ll be safe. : ⁦UNHCR⁩ checking to make sure it’s voluntary. UN Human Rights chief: Stop. They won’t be safe. Rohingyas: No one’s asked us what we want
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Timothy McLaughlin Nov 12
Every time Suu Kyi is stripped of an award I think of this popular cartoon showing her being unburdened by them to instead take care of Myanmar. Myanmar vs. The World narrative, as well as how groups have completely different readings of the situation, summed up nicely.
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Rebecca Davies Nov 10
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Verena Hölzl Nov 10
is a total bad ass and an inspiration who while others were lamenting about the death of the industry took the opportunity the internet was offering to build . They did such a good job that now Duterte is cracking down on them.
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Verena Hölzl Oct 26
Reunited with Myanmar power girls , and at Harvard Law School to talk about rape as a weapon of war against Myanmar’s minorities
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Poppy McPherson Oct 26
Some good news this morning from Myanmar.
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Ben Dunant Oct 10
As more journalists get locked up, the thumbs-up-in-handcuffs symbol is catching on Beyond reassuring friends, it signals the one comfort Myanmar journalists can draw from all this: that they're on the right side of history
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Poppy McPherson Oct 10
Three reporters detained in Myanmar on accusations of "causing fear or alarm" - they had published an article that quoted lawmakers raising questions about public spending. The complaint was filed by the office of Suu Kyi protégé Phyo Min Thein.
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Laura Haigh Oct 4
Who will defend the defenders? on the shrinking space for civil society in , noting that until there is a safe space for dissent and criticism, there can never be a true debate about accountability, truth and justice
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Sean Gleeson Oct 3
Today in discipline-flourishing democracy: Myanmar to send people who don't stand up in cinemas during the anthem to prison for THREE YEARS
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Susanne Craig Oct 2
Couldn’t sleep so I went out to Queens to watch the press run of our tax story. What an amazing rush.
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Dene-Hern Chen Oct 3
To all the kickass Cambodian and Myanmar reporters I know, apply apply apply!
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