Myanmar

August 24, 2018
August 24, 2018

Rohingya repatriation talks go nowhere as crisis marks 1st anniversary

The Rohingya crisis steps into the first anniversary with no real progress in the repatriation drive by Bangladesh other than the continuation of dialogue with Myanmar though Rohingyas are still...

July 22, 2018
July 22, 2018

Myanmar broke UN child rights pact: Experts

Myanmar violated its obligations to the United Nations child rights convention in its crackdown on the Rohingya that led to an exodus of hundreds of thousands of people from the minority community,...

July 18, 2018
July 18, 2018

HRW urges Myanmar to make amends for seized land

Myanmar's government should expedite restitution for past illegal confiscations of land, an international human rights group says, detailing how previous land seizures there are still harming...

June 27, 2018
June 27, 2018

Amnesty urges trial for Myanmar military over Rohingyas

Amnesty International releases a report that details new evidence of atrocities inflicted on Myanmar’s Rohingya population and names 13 top military commanders the human rights group says should be...

June 4, 2018
June 4, 2018

Bangladesh urged to submit Rohingya docs to ICC

Speakers at a seminar in the city urges the government to submit its observations and documents relating to Rohingyas forced out from Myanmar to the International Criminal Court (ICC) within the...

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018

Myanmar to form independent enquiry commission in Rakhine

Myanmar government decides to establish an independent commission of enquiry as part of its national initiative to address reconciliation, peace, stability and development in Rakhine state.

May 24, 2018
May 24, 2018

‘Comply with UN body’s request for report on rape of Rohingya women’

Myanmar should comply with a United Nations committee’s request for information on the military’s responsibility for widespread rape of Rohingya women and girls in northern Rakhine State, Human...

May 3, 2018
May 3, 2018

Trump sends letter to PM, assures of continuing pressure for Rohingya repatriation

US President Donald Trump assures Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina of continuing his country's pressure for the safe and voluntary return of the Rohingya people to their homeland as he sent a...

May 1, 2018
May 1, 2018

UNSC delegation visiting northern Rakhine

A UN Security Council delegation on Tuesday was visiting volatile areas of Myanmar's Rakhine state, from where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled military-led violence, to see...

May 1, 2018
May 1, 2018

Myanmar army chief denies rape of Rohingya as UN visits

Myanmar's army chief denies his forces committed rape and other sexual abuses during a crackdown he ordered on Rohingya Muslims, as he addressed UN Security Council delegates in the capital...