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Language of persecuted Rohingya poised to go digital

TEKNAF, BANGLADESH: For decades the Rohingya have been denied recognition in Myanmar but the persecuted minority is close to securing a crucial symbol of their identity -- their own unique digital alphabet. The language of the stateless…

Suu Kyi denies ethnic cleansing of Myanmar minority

YANGON: Aung San Suu Kyi has denied security forces have carried out ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar, speaking to the BBC after the UN rights council agreed to investigate allegations of rape, murder and torture against the…

Kalash seek seperate column in population census

PESHAWAR: The Kalash community has filed an application in the Peshawar High Court seeking their religion be mentioned separately in the form for the ongoing population and housing census. Several representatives of the minority …

Myanmar to remove Rohingya from country’s history

YANGON: Myanmar's religious affairs ministry plans to write a book that the Rohingya are not indigenous to the country, as tensions grow over a brutal military crackdown on the Muslim minority. Almost 27,000 Rohingya have crossed into…