Myanmar State Counselor and Foreign Minister Aung San Suu Kyi addresses the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Sept

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi Praises Slain Muslim Attorney

In a country torn by ethnic strife, Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi hailed a prominent Muslim lawyer and government advisor who was slain in an assassination-style killing as a hero and...
Rohingya children gather at the Dar Paing camp for Muslim refugees, north of Sittwe, western Rakhine state, Myanmar, June 24 2014

Burma ranked third as global risk of genocide reaches 10-year high

BURMA has been identified as the third most at risk country in the world to experience a new episode of genocide, as annual rankings show civilian mass killings at the hands of government forces...
A clock tower in the center of Buthidaung town

Five Bodies Found in Buthidaung

RANGOON — Border police unearthed five bodies in Tin May village tract of Buthidaung Township, Arakan State on Saturday afternoon. The five men were allegedly killed in an accident with an improvised explosive device near...
Burma not to allow outside world to investigate genocide of Rohingya Muslims: official

Burma not to allow outside world to investigate genocide of Rohingya Muslims: official

Burma will refuse entry to members of the UN trying to investigate the alleged killing, violence and abuse against the Rohingya people, The Independent reported. The government of Aung San Suu Kyi has already said...
Aung San Suu Kyi laid a wreath on the tomb of nine politicians, including her father, who were assassinated 70 years ago.

Aung San Suu Kyi gathers Myanmar religious leaders

Aung San Suu Kyi laid a wreath on the tomb of nine politicians, including her father, who were assassinated 70 years ago. (Photo courtesy of Myanmar's Ministry of Information) YANGON, Myanmar — Every year for...
File Photo: A Myanmar border guard police officers stand guard in Buthidaung, northern Rakhine state, Myanmar Jul 13, 2017. Reuters

Thousands of non-Muslims evacuated as violence flares in Myanmar’s Rakhine

Myanmar's government said it has evacuated at least 4,000 non-Muslim villagers amid ongoing clashes in northwestern Rakhine state, as thousands more Rohingya Muslims sought to flee across the border to Bangladesh on Sunday. The death...
A drawing by Manzur Ali, an 11-year-old now in Bangladesh, shows the Myanmar military attacking and abusing Rohingya people, scenes he says he witnessed while fleeing his village. Photograph: Allison Joyce/Getty Images

Myanmar military accused of killing dozens of fleeing Rohingya villagers

‘Horrors’ condemned by human rights group as witnesses claim soldiers abused, stabbed and shot dozens of people at residential compound in Rakhine state The Myanmar military killed dozens of Rohingya villagers as they gathered to...
A file photo of an Arakan Army unit from the group's Facebook page.

Arakan Army mistakenly shoots boat passengers

One civilian was shot dead and three injured yesterday when troops from the Arakan Army (AA) mistook boat passengers on the Kaladan River for Burmese soldiers. Kyaw Khin, an aid worker in the Paletwa area,...
Immigration officials stand ready at a newly built refugee reception centre, waiting to conduct airport-style body scans

Myanmar builds repatriation camps devoid of Rohingya returnees

Muslim minority distrustful of government’s promises of reintegration Nearly 700,000 Rohingya people fled Myanmar last year for neighbouring Bangladesh © AFP Immigration officials stand ready at a newly built refugee reception centre, waiting to conduct airport-style...

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...
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Myanmar asks for ‘time and space’ to solve Rohingya Muslim crisis

Myanmar’s deputy defence chief on Monday urged the world to give his government “time and space” to solve a crisis involving the Rohingya Muslim minority amid concerns jihadists could exploit the situation. Rear Admiral Myint Nwe...
Hard-line Buddhists walk through a street during a protest march against the government's plan to give citizenship to some members of the Rohingya minority community in Sittwe

Myanmar hard-line Buddhists protest citizenship for Rohingya

Hard-line Buddhists walk through a street during a protest march against the government's plan to give citizenship to some members of the Rohingya minority community in Sittwe, Myanmar, on Sunday. (AP photo) SITTWE, MYANMAR -...

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Fire at Rohingya camp in Ukhia

24 April, 2019 Cox's Bazar's Kutupalong Rohingya camp was hit by a fire. This happened on (today) Wednesday afternoon. Three units of fire service are...
ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

ANP Calls for National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) to Be Scrapped

NAYPYITAW—The Arakan National Party (ANP) on Monday proposed abolishing the National Defense and Security Council(NDSC) at a meeting of the joint committee to draft...
FILE PHOTO: Mohib Ullah, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, is seen in his office in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar FILE PHOTO: Mohib Ullah, a leader of Arakan Rohingya Society for Peace and Human Rights, is seen in his office in Kutupalong camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh April 7, 2019. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir Hossain

In Rohingya camps, a political awakening faces a backlash

KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (Reuters) - It was after Mohib Ullah scored his first political victories that the death threats began in earnest. On...
Malaysia's government has set up a Royal Commission of Inquiry to probe the Wang Kelian deaths [File: Damir Sagolj/Reuters]

Rohingya trapped inside a ‘genocide zone’

Declaring Iran's Revolutionary Guard a terror group won't impact them much Rohingya Muslims trapped in no man's land between Myanmar and Bangladesh are sitting ducks...
Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

Malaysian inquiry probes trafficking camps, migrant graves

A Malaysian inquiry into the 2015 discovery of suspected human-trafficking camps and graves in the jungle heard Thursday police found one of the sites...