Around 3,000 people fled through the jungle to seek safety across the border in Thailand after the weekend strikes
31 Mar 2021 11:15 AM
The Security Council is likely to hold closed consultations on the escalating situation in Myanmar, UN diplomats said Sunday
29 Mar 2021 11:35 AM
Large-scale protests have occurred daily in many cities and towns since Myanmar's military seized power
09 Mar 2021 12:16 PM
Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to streets regularly over the past month to oppose the coup
01 Mar 2021 11:31 AM
UN special rapporteur Tom Andrews said he feared the situation was spiralling out of control
17 Feb 2021 11:57 AM
The U.S. Embassy called on the military to give up power, restore the democratically elected government and release those detained
07 Feb 2021 11:13 AM
In the capital, internet and phone access appeared to be blocked and barbed wire road blocks were set up across Yangon
01 Feb 2021 4:57 PM
‘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
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
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
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