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The United Nations has claimed more than 1,000 Rohingya have been killed in the army’s operations in Rakhine

Foreign journalists given 4-day pass to investigate Rakhine violence – Burmese media

BURMESE (Myanmar) state media has announced a trip for local and foreign journalists to visit Rakhine State, where the country’s military has been accused of human rights abuses against the Rohingya. According to government-owned newspaper...
The Rohingya face severe discrimination in Buddhist-majority Myanmar and were the targets of inter-communal violence in 2012 that killed hundreds and drove about 140,000 people

UN rights council approves fact finding mission in Myanmar

The U.N.-backed Human Rights Council on Friday approved a resolution by consensus to “dispatch urgently” an international fact-finding mission to Myanmar to probe alleged abuses by military and security forces, particularly against the minority...
Burma Army Chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing has warned against what he described as a political intervention in Burma in the name of assisting the Rohingya.

Army Chief: Tatmadaw Will Prevent Political Intervention on Rohingyas’ Behalf

NAYPYIDAW — Burma Army Chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing has warned against what he described as a political intervention in Burma in the name of assisting the Rohingya. The Burma Army chief, in his address...

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Aung San Suu Kyi party official killed in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The National League for Democracy's (NLD) Ye Thein had been held for weeks by the Arakan Army. Rebels in Myanmar's Rakhine region said Thein died...
Let's end the Rohingya crisis now, says Dr Mahathir

Cambodia can play strategic role in resolving Rohingya crisis

Raquel R Bacay / Khmer Times  Share:     Children collect water at the Kutupalong Rohingya refugee camp. Bayazid Akter | Dreamstime.com Dhaka, Bangladesh – Bangladeshi Foreign Affairs Minister AK Abdul...
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi attends a hearing of the genocide case against the Rohingya minority at the International Court of Justice in The Hague on December 11, 2019 [Reuters/Yves Herman]

Myanmar: Defending genocide at the ICJ

On December 9, the world marked the anniversary of the adoption of the 1948 UN Genocide Convention: a covenant signed in the wake of...
Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Truth sometimes is stranger than fiction

Nothing is impossible in the post-truth world By The Telegraph Sir — Angering the Black Panther might not be a good idea — after all, the...
Defending military from charge of genocide wins her power at home

Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’ vs ‘Bengali’ Hate Speech Debate

A new campaign seeks to single out local media outlets that refer to the Rohingya ethnic group as “Bengalis.” By Shafiur Rahman December 21, 2019 Myanmar’s ‘Rohingya’...