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
‘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
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
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
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
‘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
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
‘It was a petrol bomb,’ spokesman Zaw Htay confirmed
01 Feb 2018 11:59 AM
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
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
It does not cover Rohingya refugees who were living in Bangladesh prior to that date who the UN estimates number at 200,000.
16 Jan 2018 1:10 PM
In December 2017, Bangladeshi officials said they had sent a list of 100,000 names to Myanmar for the first round of repatriation.
15 Jan 2018 3:14 PM
The United Nations condemned the Myanmar military campaign as ethnic cleansing. Buddhist-majority Myanmar rejected that.
07 Jan 2018 2:36 PM
Myanmar has accused Reuters reporters Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, of breaching the country’s Official Secrets Act.
18 Dec 2017 1:05 PM