‘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
UN investigators have separately called for the prosecution of top Myanmar generals for 'genocide'.
27 Jun 2019 9:37 PM
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
Reuters has said the two men did not commit any crime and had called for their release.
07 May 2019 9:45 AM
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
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 has postponed a planned visit by the UN refugee chief to Rakhine state
15 Jan 2019 4:06 PM
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
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
The United Nations in Myanmar had called for release of the imprisoned journalists.
03 Sep 2018 10:13 AM
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
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
Both journalists have pleaded 'not guilty' to the charges, telling the judge they had 'followed journalistic ethics'.
09 Jul 2018 1:23 PM
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
The military stands accused of carrying out an ethnic cleansing campaign against the stateless minority in Rakhine.
12 May 2018 1:15 PM
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
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
Myanmar and Bangladesh signed a repatriation deal in November but not one refugee has returned.
08 Apr 2018 5:46 PM
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
Rakhine state has been largely sealed off from rights groups, the media and UN investigators.
12 Mar 2018 2:36 PM