Myanmar President Win Myint Win Myint is part of Aung San Suu Kyi's inner circle AFP/Thet AUNG Read more at https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/world/myanmar-president-pledges-to-amend-army-scripted-constitution-10090378

Myanmar president pledges to amend army-scripted constitution

NAYPYIDAW: Myanmar's new president promised to amend the country's army-written constitution in an inaugural speech Friday (Mar 30), challenging a charter that bans Aung San Suu Kyi from top office and gives the military...
Win Myint elected new Myanmar president

Win Myint elected new Myanmar president

Myanmar's parliament has elected Win Myint as the country's next president, a week after the resignation of his predecessor. Win Myint, a close aide of Aung San Suu Kyi, has been a speaker in the...
FILE - Fleeing Buddhist Rakhine residents arrive by ship from the unrest in Maungdaw region at the jetty, Aug. 29, 2017, in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar.

Rakhine People Express Concern About Rohingya Repatriation Process

  Members of the international community and Rohingya who have fled to Bangladesh are not the only groups that are critical of the government’s planned repatriation program; Buddhist Rakhine residents have also expressed dissatisfaction with...
Myanmar Government Rejects UN Findings of Rohingya Genocide

Myanmar Government Rejects UN Findings of Rohingya Genocide

  “There is no ethnic cleansing or genocide in our country,” said U Aung Tun Thet, a Myanmar government official, to the U.N. body just one day after a United Nations expert suggested the government...
The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum has decided to rescind its human-rights award to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi of Myanmar. Credit Hein Htet/European Pressphoto Agency

‘Never Again,’ Holocaust Museum Tells Burmese Leader

The decision by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum to rescind its human-rights award to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is sad, and proper. Few people in modern times had evoked as much admiration and...
Rohingya Muslims crossing the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh near Palong Khali. More than 700,000 Rohingya have fled from Rakhine state to Bangladesh. Photograph: Bernat Armangue/AP

Myanmar army rejects UK MPs’ ‘one-sided accusations’ about Rohingya

Military denies crimes and says MPs ‘turning a blind eye to real situation’ after letter demanding sanctions Rohingya Muslims crossing the border from Myanmar into Bangladesh near Palong Khali. Rohingya Muslims crossing the border from Myanmar...

Rohingya see no end in sight, 6 months after attacks began

Rohingya see no end in sight, 6 months after attacks began Noble Peace Laureate from Yemen Tawakkol Karman, right, holds a Rohingya refugee child during her visit to Kutupalong refugee camp near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh,...
Yoma Bank representatives did not immediately respond to this claim

A Bombing in Northern Myanmar Signals Strife Beyond the Rohingya

  BANGKOK — A bomb exploded at a bank in northern Myanmar on Wednesday, killing at least two people and wounding 22 others, military officials said. The explosion occurred in the often lawless city of...
Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have sought sanctuary in Bangladesh since a military crackdown on the Muslim minority in Myanmar last year forced them from their homes.

Myanmar minister orders Rohingya to leave no man’s land

  Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have sought sanctuary in Bangladesh since a military crackdown on the Muslim minority in Myanmar last year forced them from their homes.PHOTO: AFP DHAKA (AFP) - A Myanmar government minister has told...
Detained Reuters journalist Wa Lone arrives at a court hearing in Yangon, Myanmar, January 23, 2018. REUTERS/Stringer

Myanmar Is Widening Its Crackdown on Reporters Covering the Rohingya Crisis

Two Reuters reporters covering military operations against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslim minority were returned to jail Tuesday after another court appearance in a controversial “official secrets” trial. Their fourth hearing comes a day after state...
Suspect arrested for petrol bomb thrown at Suu Kyi's Yangon villa

Suspect arrested for petrol bomb thrown at Suu Kyi’s Yangon villa

Myanmar police say they have arrested a mentally ill man who confessed to tossing a petrol bomb into the Yangon compound of de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi this week. Suu Kyi was not...
Myanmar government denies report of Rohingya mass graves

Myanmar government denies report of Rohingya mass graves

YANGON, Myanmar – Myanmar’s government has denied a report by The Associated Press documenting at least five mass graves containing Rohingya Muslim civilians killed by the military with help from Buddhist neighbors, saying that...

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Myanmar — time for a legal reckoning

The wheels of international justice turn slowly, but have begun to move Many Rohingya Muslims remain in overcrowded camps in Bangladesh after over 750,000 have...
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Dozens of Rohingya come ashore in Indonesia

  This picture taken on April 5, 2018 shows a small boat (front) on which five Rohingya Muslims were rescued by Indonesian fishermen after they...
Citing Rohingya Massacre, Myanmar Army Chief Urges Soldiers to Obey Law

Citing Rohingya Massacre, Myanmar Army Chief Urges Soldiers to Obey Law

Myanmar Army chief Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing arrives at the presidential palace at Naypyitaw, Myanmar, March 30, 2018. / Reuters YANGON — Myanmar Army chief...
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Dhaka, Ottawa and The Hague: Rohingya Convergence

On April 4, 2018, the Canadian prime minister's special envoy to Myanmar, Bob Rae, released a report entitled “Tell them we're human: What Canada...