Daily Archives: September 17, 2017

Burmese Military Use Landmines Against Rohingya As They Flee Violent Conditions

Amnesty International has accused Myanmar of using anti-personnel landmines in the path of fleeing Rohingya. This follows what the Burmese military has called ‘clearance operations’ in response to attacks by Rohingya insurgents on Myanmar police. These attacks took place on the 25th of August 2017. The clearance operations against the […]

Controversial KLA Militia Leader Elected PM Of Kosovo

The stability of the western Balkans, which since the Yugoslav wars has seen internecine ethnic separatist conflicts erupt in what used to be a harmonious multi-national and multi-confessional state, shows no signs of improving, particularly between the nominally neutral Serbia, the self-proclaimed state of Kosovo, and Albania. In addition, the […]

U.N. Human Rights Chief Condemns Ethnic Cleansing In Myanmar 2

In a statement to the United Nations Human Rights Council, the U.N.’s High Commissioner for Human Rights condemned what he called “a textbook example of ethnic cleansing” against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim population. The U.N. now estimates that over 370,000 Rohingya have fled the violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine State since August […]