Daily Archives: September 24, 2018

Myanmar Army Chief Min Aung Hlaing Myanmar Army Chief Min Aung Hlaing. Reuters file photo

UN has ‘no right to interfere’ says Myanmar army chief

Myanmar's army chief said the United Nations had no right to interfere in the sovereignty of the country a week after UN investigators called on him and other top generals to be prosecuted for...
Trudeau to lead Canada’s campaign for UN Security Council seat in New York this week

Trudeau to lead Canada’s campaign for UN Security Council seat in New York this...

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks during a news conference at the Royal Canadian Hussars Military Base in Montreal, on Sept. 23, 2018. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will promote Canada’s commitment to female education, tackling climate...

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Thousands of Muslim Rohingya live in makeshift shelters at a refugee camp in Bangladesh. (Photo courtesy of Dr. Imran Akbar)

Rohingya crisis: ICC team in Dhaka

    A delegation of the International Criminal Court (ICC) have arrived in Dhaka to discuss the Rohingya crisis. They landed at Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport around...
UN investigators say the violence warrants the prosecution of top generals for genocide [Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters]

US slaps sanctions on Myanmar army chief over Rohingya abuses

The US action against senior army officers comes as the military has continued to 'commit human rights violations'. The United States on Tuesday announced sanctions...
Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

Congress gave Rohingyas free access to India and land

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday announced that it will have one final hearing in August on petitions filed by the Rohingyas to...
Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Fresh allegations of ‘war crimes’ emerge in Myanmar’s conflict-torn Rakhine

Ethnic Chin people hold placards during a protest asking for an end to conflict in Chin state and Rakhine state, in Yangon yesterday. In Rakhine...
OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

OIC raises plight of Rohingya at UN session in Geneva

Secretary General of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Dr. Yousef Al-Othaimeen receives Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia Shafiq Samim at his office...