UN urges sanctions on companies linked to Myanmar military; it violated UN treaties, norms, says panel chairman Marzuki Darusman
United Nations investigators urged world leaders on Monday to impose targeted financial sanctions on companies linked to the military in Myanmar. More than 730,000 Rohingya, fled Myanmar’s Rakhine state into neighbouring Bangladesh amid a military-led crackdown in August 2017.
United Nations urges countries to cut off business ties with Myanmar military, likens its actions to ethnic cleansing
A United Nations fact-finding mission urged that countries cut off all business with Myanmar's military as part of efforts to hold the army accountable for human rights' abuses
Rohingya refugees flee Bangadeshi camps to avoid being repatriated to Myanmar; seek guaranteed citizenship, other rights
Rohingya Muslims were fleeing Bangladeshi refugee camps to avoid being repatriated to Myanmar later this week, community leaders said Monday. Authorities plan to begin returning Rohingya refugees, who have fled what the UN has called ethnic cleansing, to the Buddhist majority country from Thursday.
More than 720,000 of Myanmar's stateless Rohingya fled a brutal military crackdown in August last year, taking shelter in crowded camps in Bangladesh.
government would begin harvesting 71,000 acres of rice paddy in Maungdaw the Rohingyas
UN human rights investigators said they needed "full and unfettered" access to Myanmar to investigate a grave and ongoing refugee crisis