Nobel 'peace laureate' defends genocide against Rohingya Muslims

Wed, 11 Dec 2019 - 11:28 GMT

Addressing a bench of 17 judges from around the world, 74-year-old Aung San Suu Kyi, blamed the conflict on an uprising by separatist insurgents.

US imposes sanctions Myanmar military leaders over abuses against Rohingya Muslims

Wed, 17 Jul 2019 - 09:27 GMT

The United States announced sanctions against the Myanmar military’s Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing and other leaders.

Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

Tue, 23 Apr 2019 - 09:48 GMT

Myanmar's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences.

"Aware of atrocities": Twitter CEO responds to critics of Myanmar tweets

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 - 04:19 GMT

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday said he was "aware of the human rights atrocities and suffering in Myanmar."

U.N. praises Chad and Uganda for integrating refugee pupils

Wed, 21 Nov 2018 - 12:00 GMT

More countries should educate refugees in national schools to help them integrate, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

New UN panel to prepare indictments over Myanmar atrocities

Fri, 28 Sep 2018 - 02:20 GMT

The UN Human Rights Council voted Thursday to set up a panel to prepare criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar.

U.S. has not determined "genocidal intent" for attacks on Rohingya -State Dept.

Wed, 29 Aug 2018 - 12:17 GMT

The U.S. State Department has not made a determination of "genocidal intent" for attacks on Rohingya in Myanmar for legal reasons.

Body of evidence: Rohingya scars testify to Myanmar crackdown

Thu, 23 Aug 2018 - 01:50 GMT

Rohingya refugee Mohammad Sikander felt a flash of pain as a bullet -- fired by a Myanmar soldier -- tore into his shoulder.

UN human rights monitor denounces human rights violations in Myanmar

Wed, 27 Jun 2018 - 02:52 GMT

The U.N. special rapporteur for Myanmar denounced human rights violations by the country's government against ethnic Rohingya Muslims.

Bollywood actress urges world to step up support for Rohingya women, children

Fri, 25 May 2018 - 10:36 GMT

Bollywood actress urges world to step up support for Rohingya women, children.

U.S. House backs measure to clamp down on Myanmar over Rohingya rights

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 11:07 GMT

Members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday in favor of legislation to pressure Myanmar.

U.N. Security Council puts spotlight on Rohingya refugee crisis

Sat, 28 Apr 2018 - 10:41 GMT

U.N. Security Council envoys began a four-day visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar to see firsthand the aftermath of a Myanmar military crackdown that Britain.

Myanmar's 'ethnic cleansing' of Rohingya continues: UN

Tue, 06 Mar 2018 - 11:11 GMT

Myanmar's "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims is continuing, a senior U.N. human rights official said on Tuesday.

Iftaa observatory warns of IS infiltration into south Asia

Tue, 20 Feb 2018 - 09:53 GMT

The Observatory for Anomalous and Takfiri Fatwas of Dar al-Ifta warned that terrorist groups, topped by IS.

Bangladesh says to meet with Myanmar on Rohingya trapped at border

Mon, 19 Feb 2018 - 11:44 GMT

Representatives from Bangladesh and Myanmar will meet on Tuesday to discuss the repatriation to Myanmar of more than 6,500 Rohingya Muslims trapped on a strip.

Myanmar tells U.N. Security Council: Time not right for visit

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 11:08 GMT

Myanmar told the United Nations Security Council not to visit during February this year because it was "not the right time.

UN official denounces Myanmar's violence against Rohingya

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 10:51 GMT

UN special envoy on human rights in Myanmar Yanghee Lee condemned Myanmar military's violent operations against Rohingya Muslims.

UN says 100,000 Rohingya in grave danger from monsoon rains

Mon, 29 Jan 2018 - 09:39 GMT

About 100,000 Rohingya refugees huddled in squalid, muddy camps in Bangladesh will be in grave danger from landslides when the mid-year monsoon season begins

Jerusalem, Rohingya crises top Al Azhar activities at the Cairo Book fair

Sat, 27 Jan 2018 - 01:03 GMT

Raising awareness of the Jerusalem and Rohingya crises among all spectra of society comes at the top of Azhar priorities and activities at the Book Fair this year.

U.N. calls on Myanmar for unhindered access to Rohingya camps

Wed, 24 Jan 2018 - 09:41 GMT

UN called on Myanmar to give aid agencies unhindered access to camps it has built for thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees.