Atrocities against Rohingya Muslims: Suu Kyi promises ‘transparency’

TOKYO: Embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi vowed on Monday to increase transparency over her government’s handling of the Rohingya crisis while pitching for foreign investment in Myanmar ahead of a regional summit in...
Myanmar has emerged as a manufacturing hub for European brands like H&M and Adidas Workers use sewing machines to manufacture shirts at the Kaung Aunt Garment

Myanmar’s Economy in Peril as EU Weighs Trade Punishment Over Rohingya

  Manufacturing Co. factory in Yangon, Myanma. Garments account for 72% of Myanmar’s exports to the EU. Myanmar has emerged as a manufacturing hub for European brands like H&amp;M and Adidas<br /> Workers use sewing machines to...

Myanmar rights commission urges quick repatriation of Rohingyas

Rohingyas from Myanmar wait to be let through by Bangladeshi border guards after crossing the border at Palongkhali of Cox's Bazar on Monday, on October 16, 2017. File Photo: Reuters Star Online Report The Myanmar...

Closed circuit: segregation on the Myanmar train to nowhere

More than 700,000 Rohingya have fled violent clashes and ethnic cleansing in Myanmar’s Rakhine state since August last year. Photographer Hardy Amo makes the train journey through the scattered camps and villages where...

Suu Kyi to become first person stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi became the first person to be stripped of honorary Canadian citizenship on Tuesday over her refusal to call out atrocities by her nation's military against the Rohingya...

Myanmar: UN Rohingya Report Based On Stories, ‘Not Hard Evidence’

The 440-page report says human rights violations against Rohingya Muslims are the "gravest crimes under international law." Myanmar: UN Rohingya Report Based On Stories, 'Not Hard Evidence' Myanmar says a U.N. report on human rights violations...
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Video shows Myanmar soldier planning Rohingya deportation

Fortify Rights released a short video on Thursday that appears to contain evidence of a coordinated effort by the Myanmar military to drive Rohingya villagers from their homes. The rights group has suggested that...

From Hero to Pariah, Aung San Suu Kyi Dashes Hopes About Myanmar

BANGKOK — Over a span of a month, a pro-military newspaper columnist, U Ngar Min Swe, wrote 10 brief Facebook posts accusing Myanmar’s civilian leader, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, of taking bribes and...
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...
Buddhists protest UN human rights envoy in Myanmar

Buddhists protest UN human rights envoy in Myanmar

Demonstrators in the western state of Rakhine hold up protest signs as the motorcade of Yanghee Lee, UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights, passes through on Wednesday in Sittwe, Myanmar. (AP Photo) SITTWE, Myanmar —...

UK says pressed Aung San Suu Kyi on ‘justice and accountability’ for Rohingya

NAYPYITAW: Myanmar must ensure there is "no hiding place" for those responsible for crimes against its Rohingya minority if it is to avoid a lasting stain on the country's reputation, Britain's Foreign...

Myanmar Not Listening To Us: US On Rohingya Crisis

Rohingya crisis: UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres weighed in on the arrest and sentencing of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar, saying it is not acceptable. NEW YORK: A few days at the United Nations Headquarters...

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Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution

Hundreds of Rohingya families flee India for fear of deportation, persecution Some 2,000 Rohingya Muslims, who had fled to India from death and violence...

Myanmar army kills 13 in attack on Rakhine rebels

Myanmar’s Brigadier General Zaw Min Tun, Major General Soe Naing Oo, and Major General Tun Tun Nyi say the army hit back at...

From India to Bangladesh: 1,300 Rohingya fear repatriation to Myanmar

The refugees are from far away Indian Kashmir. To reach south-east Bangladesh, refugees cross the Indian states of Assam, Tripura or West Bengal. On...

31 Rohingyas waiting to make border crossings to Bangladesh from India

More Rohingyas are waiting to enter Bangladesh through Brahmanbaria’s Kasba border from India amid fears of deportation to Myanmar. “As many as 31 Rohingya women,...

Speakers: Bangladesh needs to intensify action to resolve Rohingya crisis

It should move to deportation issues rather than genocide for international prosecution Speakers at a symposium have said Bangladesh’s diplomatic and humanitarian initiatives...