The Arakan Rohingya Union Commends the Passing of the “Situation of human rights in Myanmar” resolution by the United Nations Third Committee

Washington, DC – The Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU) commends the passing of the “Situation of human rights in Myanmar” resolution by the United Nations Third Committee yesterday. The resolution calls for the Government of Myanmar to accelerate all efforts to address the human rights violations, discrimination, and persecution of the...

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Arakan Rohingya Union Thanks Reps. McGovern and Pitts on Introducing Rohingya Resolution: Grateful to US House for its work on behalf of the besieged Rohingya

Washington, DC – The Arakan Rohingya Union (ARU), the only credible international umbrella organization that speaks on behalf of Rohingya organizations from around the world, today thanked Representatives Jim McGovern (D-MA) and Joe Pitts (R-PA) for introducing House Resolution 418 entitled, “Urging the Government of Burma to end the persecution...

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Security and Co-Existence? Seeking Peace for Myanmar Along Interfaith Lines By Julie Poucher Harbin, Editor ISLAMiCommentary on November 4, 2013

Early last month an “Interfaith Academic Conference on Security, Peace and Coexistence” was convened in Myanmar to comparatively discuss religion, security, and citizenship, and the relationships between education and extremism in central, south and southeast Asia. The Oct. 1-2 conference was held at the Sitagu International Buddhist Academy, Yangon, Myanmar, in joint...

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