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Myanmar

Monsoon flooding in Myanmar forces thousands from their homes

‘We are working together with local authorities helping the people and providing food,’ said the department’s director, Phyu Lai Lai Htun.

15 Jul 2019 3:20 PM

Myanmar puts down ICC's demand for full investigation on Rohingyas

UN investigators have separately called for the prosecution of top Myanmar generals for 'genocide'.

27 Jun 2019 9:37 PM

Myanmar gay man posts bullying note on Facebook before committing suicide

The 26-year-old librarian at MIU, his profile picture black with an insignia of death, detailed how he had been bullied by colleagues.

25 Jun 2019 4:52 PM

Myanmar releases 2 Reuters journalists after over 500 days in jail

Reuters has said the two men did not commit any crime and had called for their release.

07 May 2019 9:45 AM

Myanmar forces kill 6 suspecting rebel-links

Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the perturbed western state of Rakhine for their links with rebel Arakan Army.

03 May 2019 10:19 AM

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Myanmar court jails Rakhine leader for 20 years on charges of treason

A Myanmar court on Tuesday sentenced a prominent ethnic Rakhine leader to 20 years in jail for treason, a verdict likely to intensify anger.

19 Mar 2019 3:01 PM

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

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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

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

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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

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

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