Tag: US

US policy on Rohingya issue

By Aman Ullah “I think one of the most important things is to put an end to discrimination against people because of what they look like or what their faith is. And the Rohingya have been discriminated against. And that’s part of the reason they’re fleeing.”  Obama...

Myanmar and Washington lobbyists

By Aman Ullah The government of Myanmar has hired lobbyists in Washington for the first time in more than a decade, signing a contract worth US$840,000 (K840 million) with the Podesta Group,  a powerful US lobbying firm, to represent its interests in Washington, reports The Hill, which covers US...

US urge Bangladesh to allow Rohingya

Chittagong, Bangladesh: The United States yesterday urged Bangladesh to allow Rohingyas if they escape from violence in Burma’s Arakan state, according to official sources....