“What’s happening in Myanmar can be dressed up as counter-insurgency campaign, but in design and purpose, it’s a pogrom and has popular support”; these words by Francis Wade, the author of a book about violence against the Rohingya, clearly shows the emergent condition in Myanmar’s western state. Keep Reading
According to the reports, the Rohingyas — including women and children — have been killed and physically tortured. According to the European Rohingya Council (ERC), 3,000 Rohingyas have been killed within three days between 25 and 27 August, 2017. Their villages have been burned to the ground. The military claimed that this was an effort to eliminate terrorism. Keep Reading
According to reports at least 3,800 civilians have been killed to date in US-led coalition bombing against ISIS across its territory in Syria and Iraq.
Riyadh’s foreign minister Adel al-Jubeir says that Doha must ‘amend its behaviour’ or ‘remain isolated’.