25 Aug
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Two years of ‘Welcoming City’

DAMIEN FISHER, Staff Writer AUG 25, 2018 NASHUA – Mohammad Mustak and his family came to Nashua five years ago as refugees from state-sponsored violence against the Rohingya people in the nation of Burma, also known as Myanmar, in Southeast Asia.

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12 Jun
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New American Leadership Academy Concluded in NH

 By Tilak Niroula  June 9, 2018 A three-day conference (June 5 — 7) New American Leadership Academy, 2018 was concluded yesterday in New Hampshire organized with guidance from Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Services (LIRS) in partnership with Building Community in New Hampshire, Overcomers Support Services, Rohingya Society of Greater Nashua, local leaders, LIRS advisors, alumni and […]

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31 Dec
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Without a Home, and Without Hope

By Brook Larmer Photographs by William Daniels PUBLISHED August 22, 2017 The Rohingya Muslim minority has fled repression in Myanmar for generations. In neighboring Bangladesh, refugee camps offer asylum, but life there remains bleak.

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27 Oct
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World failing Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, top Red Cross official says

Poppy McPherson in Cox’s Bazar Thursday 26 October 2017 05.37 EDT Theguardian IFRC chief Elhadj As Sy says humanitarian crisis is unprecedented and calls on all leaders to take situation seriously A top Red Cross official has described the humanitarian crisis affecting Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims as unprecedented and said the world was failing in its response.Speaking […]

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24 Oct
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There’s only one conclusion on the Rohingya in Myanmar: It’s genocide

By Azeem Ibrahim CNN Updated 11:31 AM ET, Mon October 23, 2017 Dr. Azeem Ibrahim is a senior fellow at the Center for Global Policy and author of “The Rohingyas: Inside Myanmar’s Hidden Genocide” (Hurst & Oxford University Press) (CNN)The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar is now widely described as ethnic cleansing. But the situation has been evolving. And […]

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03 May
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‘THIS IS OPPORTUNITY COUNTRY’

  Initiative to welcome New Americans aims to boost the entire state BY LOIS R. SHEA, SENIOR WRITER, AND CONTENT MANAGER  |  MAY 2, 2017  Sources: NHCF Mohammed Mustak has a lot to offer. Mustak studied chemistry in his native Myanmar. He speaks four languages. He has a passion for community organizing. He works three jobs: as a […]

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