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Myanmar

Myanmar delays UN refugee chief's visit

Myanmar has postponed a planned visit by the UN refugee chief to Rakhine state

15 Jan 2019 4:06 PM

UN has 'no right to interfere' says Myanmar army chief

No country, organisation or group has the 'right to interfere in and make decisions over sovereignty of a country', report said.

24 Sep 2018 2:17 PM

Myanmar says court was 'independent' in Reuters journalists' case

A judge on Monday found two Reuters journalists guilty of breaching the law on state secrets and sentenced them to seven years in prison.

09 Sep 2018 1:57 PM

Two Reuters reporters get 7 years in jail in landmark secrets case

The United Nations in Myanmar had called for release of the imprisoned journalists.

03 Sep 2018 10:13 AM

Nearly 1,20,000 displaced as floods wreak havoc in Myanmar

Over 118,000 people have taken refuge in 285 camps so far, as the toll climbed to 11 dead, including three solders, with more deaths feared.

31 Jul 2018 5:51 PM

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Severe floods in Myanmar kill at least 10, force 54,000 to evacuate homes

Evacuation orders issued in several areas, some 163 camps set up for displaced people in southern, eastern, central parts of country.

29 Jul 2018 7:04 PM

Reuters journalists charged under Official Secrets Act by Myanmar court

Both journalists have pleaded 'not guilty' to the charges, telling the judge they had 'followed journalistic ethics'.

09 Jul 2018 1:23 PM

Rohingya Muslims massacred 53 Hindus last yr, says report

Amnesty International said that ARSA killed 53 Hindus, mostly children, in Kha Maung Seik village cluster in northern Maungdaw.

23 May 2018 10:42 AM

19 killed in fight between Myanmar army and rebels

The military stands accused of carrying out an ethnic cleansing campaign against the stateless minority in Rakhine.

12 May 2018 1:15 PM

Myanmar army chief denies rape of Rohingya as UN visits

Launched in August 2017, that campaign drove around 700,000 Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh, fleeing burnt villages and army atrocities.

01 May 2018 1:14 PM

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7 Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years for Rohingya massacre

The Rohingya men from the northern Rakhine village of Inn Din were buried in a mass grave in September 2017 after being hacked to death.

11 Apr 2018 11:06 AM

Conditions in Myanmar ‘not conducive’ for Rohingyas to return: United Nations

Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a repatriation deal in November but not one refugee has returned.

08 Apr 2018 5:46 PM

Myanmar parliament elects Suu Kyi loyalist Win Myint as new president

Myanmar’s military ruled for 50 yrs during which it was blamed of widespread abuses before partly handing power to a civilian govt in 2016.

28 Mar 2018 12:57 PM

In the name of development, Myanmar govt takes away Rohingya land

Rakhine state has been largely sealed off from rights groups, the media and UN investigators.

12 Mar 2018 2:36 PM

Nothing left: Govt bulldozes Rohingya villages, genocide evidence along with it

‘When you see the pictures, it’s clear that whatever was left -- the mosques, the cemeteries, the homes -- they’re gone.’

24 Feb 2018 4:25 PM

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In Yangon, Rohingya fear rising persecution, hatred

Bloody military operations that followed Rohingya militant attacks in August have driven nearly 700,000 Rohingya into refugee camps.

12 Feb 2018 6:38 PM

Petrol bomb thrown at Myanmar’s ‘democracy heroine’ Suu Kyi’s home

‘It was a petrol bomb,’ spokesman Zaw Htay confirmed

01 Feb 2018 11:59 AM

US diplomat resigns from Suu Kyi panel on Rohingya crisis

Bill accused Suu Kyi of a 'furious response' to his calls to help free two Reuters journalists arrested while reporting on Rakhine crisis.

25 Jan 2018 3:16 PM

Give aid agencies unhindered access to Rohingya camps: UN to Myanmar

The UNHCR also called on Myanmar 'to create conditions for a genuine and lasting solution'.

24 Jan 2018 5:22 PM

Myanmar blames Bangladesh for delay in repatriation of Rohingya refugees

Myanmar authorities are also accused of drawing out the process by agreeing to take back just 1,500 people a week.

23 Jan 2018 4:02 PM

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