Rakhine state

Myanmar army investigating mass grave in Rakhine

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 09:54 GMT

Myanmar's army says it is investigating a mass grave found in a village in northern Rakhine state.

Angelina Jolie condemns sexual violence against Rohingya

Thu, 16 Nov 2017 - 08:52 GMT

Angelina Jolie has condemned sexual violence inflicted on Rohingya women in Myanmar's Rakhine State, forcing exdos of over 600,000 refugees.

Rohingyas not recognized as citizens since 1982: OCHA

Wed, 25 Oct 2017 - 04:13 GMT

OCHA published facts to help the world understand the plight of Rohingya refugees and the need for global solidarity to support the refugees.

Aid groups call for access to Myanmar conflict zone

Thu, 28 Sep 2017 - 12:00 GMT

International aid groups in Myanmar have urged the government to allow free access to Rakhine State, where thousands remain cut off from food, shelter.

U.S. urges Myanmar to address rights abuse allegations

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 07:20 GMT

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Tuesday urged Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to address "deeply troubling" human rights abuse allegations.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi scraps UN trip amid Rohingya crisis

Wed, 13 Sep 2017 - 10:05 GMT

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will not attend the United Nations General Assembly later this month.

Myanmar army shoots hundreds of Rohingya

Sat, 26 Aug 2017 - 11:00 GMT

Thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing violence in Myanmar were trying to cross the border with Bangladesh as fresh fighting erupted in Myanmar.

Rohingya flee for Bangladesh as fresh violence erupts in Myanmar

Sat, 26 Aug 2017 - 01:33 GMT

About 1,000 Rohingya Muslims fleeing escalating violence in Myanmar had been halted at the border with Bangladesh.

At least six Buddhists killed in Myanmar in rising Rakhine violence

Fri, 04 Aug 2017 - 02:49 GMT

Suspected insurgents killed at least six members of a Buddhist ethnic minority in western Myanmar on Thursday, amid spiraling violence in troubled Rakhine state