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Apr 07, 2017
Myanmar govt official sentenced to six months in jail for criticising army chief on FacebookAn official working for Aung San Suu Kyi's government was sentenced to six months in jail by a Yangon court on Friday for criticising Myanmar's army chief in a Facebook post
Jan 13, 2017
Rakhine issue: Myanmar, Bangladesh to discuss refugee repatriationMyanmar and Bangladesh have agreed to start consultation for verification and repatriation of refugees, said a statement of the Myanmar Foreign Ministry on Friday.
Nov 22, 2016
Myanmar citizens take shelter in China, Bangladesh as Rakhine rebels clash with security forcesMore Myanmar citizens continue to flee into border nations of China and Bangladesh after fighting between ethnic armed groups and government security forces in the north of Myanmar continues
Nov 21, 2016
Myanmar:1,000 houses razed and 30,000 people displaced in anti-Rohingya violenceWitnesses and activists have reported troops killing Rohingya, but the government has refused to allow in international observers to investigate.
Nov 15, 2016
Almost 70 killed in month of Rakhine violence: Myanmar armyMyanmar's security forces have killed almost 70 people since taking control of northern Rakhine state last month, the army said, adding that media reports of widespread destruction in the area were "false news".
Nov 03, 2016
Myanmar: Suu Kyi says 'delicate' conflict in Rakhine handled by rule of lawAung San Suu Kyi says the Myanmar government is responding to conflict in the troubled north of Rakhine state, which has suffered its worst violence since 2012, based on rule of law
Oct 12, 2016
Myanmar: 12 people dead after unrest in Muslim-majority state of RakhineTwelve people have died in the north of Myanmar's Rakhine state in clashes between armed men and troops, state media reported Wednesday, in a sharp escalation of violence in the restive region.
Jul 02, 2016
Myanmar mob torches second mosque in a week as religious tensions spikeMyanmar has struggled to contain bouts of deadly religious bloodshed in recent years
Dec 30, 2014
UN adopts resolution urging Myanmar to grant citizenship to Rohingya MuslimsMany in Myanmar's government and local Buddhists view Rohingya as illegal immigrants from neighboring Bangladesh, but the community maintains its has ancestral roots in the country.
May 02, 2014
Myanmar must give Rohingya Muslims rights, says UN envoyThe top UN envoy on Myanmar said the most pressing priority for Muslims in violence-torn Rakhine state, who are considered illegal immigrants, is to get on the path to citizenship.