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Sep 04, 2018
Reuters scribes jailed: 'Advocate of freedom of expression is also necessarily a practitioner', world awaits Aung San Suu Kyi's responseMyanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi spent the duration between 1989 and 2010 in some form of detention as a result of her work to bring democracy in the then-military ruled Myanmar.
Aug 27, 2018
UN calls for international probe into 'genocide' of Rohingya and prosecution of Myanmar army chief Min Aung HlaingMyanmar has vehemently denied allegations of ethnic cleansing, insisting it was responding to attacks by Rohingya rebels.
Aug 25, 2018
In Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees mark first anniversary of 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar's Rakhine with songs, prayersRohingya refugees on Saturday marked the anniversary of a deadly military crackdown in their Myanmar homeland that drove 700,000 of the persecuted minority into Bangladesh, stateless and confronting a grim future.
Jul 21, 2018
Kobsak Chutikul, secretary of Myanmar's advisory panel on Rohingya crisis, resigns citing board's poor organisationChutikul said his position became untenable ahead of a second full meeting of the panel with officials in Myanmar's capital Naypyidaw this week.
Jul 07, 2018
Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh to get ID cards, UN says move aimed at preserving their right to return to MyanmarThe plastic IDs, issued jointly by the Bangladesh government and the UNHCR to the Rohingya refugees, contain a number of anti-fraud features.
Jun 26, 2018
After EU sanctions, Myanmar military sacks top general Maung Maung Soe for involvement in violation of Rohingya human rightsMyanmar is accused of waging a crackdown in Rakhine state that forced 700,000 people to flee that the UN has said amounts to "ethnic cleansing".
Jun 22, 2018
Aung San Suu Kyi says 'hate narratives' from outside country driving Myanmar-Rohingya tensionThe Facebook page of the State Counsellor Office said Suu Kyi made the comment in a discussion Tuesday with Christine Schraner Burgener, special envoy of the United Nations secretary-general for Myanmar
Jun 10, 2018
Myanmar's hardline monks to dodge bans on Facebook and target Rohingya Muslims using the social media platformFacebook has designated several radical Buddhist groups like Ma Ba Tha and several prominent monks as "hate figures", blocking them from the platform.
Jun 06, 2018
Rohingya crisis: UN-Myanmar pact could lead to return of 700,000 Rohingya; rights groups remain skepticUN agencies and Myanmar signed an agreement that could lead to the return of around 700,000 Rohingya who fled brutal persecution by Burmese security forces
Jun 02, 2018
Myanmar willing to take back Rohingya refugees if they volunteer to return, says its national security adviserMyanmar is willing to take back all 700,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees who have fled to Bangladesh if they volunteer to return, the country’s National Security Adviser Thaung Tun said on Saturday.