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.

Myanmar sacks top general involved in Rohingya crackdown

Tue, 26 Jun 2018 - 04:40 GMT

Myanmar's military said it sacked a top general who was named in fresh EU sanctions against security officials accused of serious rights violations in the Rohingya crisis.

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 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.

Myanmar bars U.N. rights investigator just before visit

Wed, 20 Dec 2017 - 10:02 GMT

The U.N. independent investigator into human rights in Myanmar has been barred from visiting the country for the rest of her tenure, she said on Wednesday.

Red Cross says life has stopped in Myanmar's Rakhine

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 12:05 GMT

Life has stopped in its tracks in Myanmar's northern Rakhine state where an estimated 180,000 Rohingya remain, fearful after violence drove 650,000 to flee to Bangladesh.

Myanmar army replaces general in charge of Rakhine operation

Mon, 13 Nov 2017 - 12:27 GMT

Myanmar's army has replaced the general in charge of Rakhine state, an army media officer said on Monday.

Tillerson to make 1st trip to Myanmar amid Rohingya crisis

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 07:51 GMT

Tillerson will make his first trip to Myanmar this month to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi visits troubled Rakhine

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 08:54 GMT

Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has arrived in Rakhine for the first time since violence erupted in the state in late August, the BBC reported Thursday.

Myanmar to harvest fields abandoned by Rohingya

Sat, 28 Oct 2017 - 12:32 GMT

Myanmar's government will harvest rice from abandoned farmland in violence-scorched northern Rakhine, state media said Saturday.

Myanmar army probing alleged Rakhine atrocities

Sat, 14 Oct 2017 - 09:49 GMT

Myanmar's military has said it is investigating its operations in violence-wracked Rakhine state.

Brutal Myanmar army operation to prevent Rohingya return -U.N.

Wed, 11 Oct 2017 - 06:49 GMT

Myanmar army has brutally driven out half a million Muslim Rohingya from Rakhine , torching their homes, crops and villages to prevent them from returning, the U.N. HRO.

UN finds 'unimaginable' suffering in Rakhine on visit

Mon, 02 Oct 2017 - 05:46 GMT

The scale of the suffering inside Myanmar's Rakhine state is "unimaginable", the United Nations said Monday.

Two thousand Rohingya mass on Myanmar coast to join exodus

Sat, 30 Sep 2017 - 10:01 GMT

More than 2,000 Rohingya have massed along Myanmar's coast this week after trekking from inland villages in Rakhine state to join the refugee exodus to Bangladesh

UNSC convened on Rohingya Muslims’ crisis upon Egypt’s call

Fri, 29 Sep 2017 - 10:07 GMT

Egypt called on the United Nations to hold a public session on Thursday to discuss developments of Rohingya Muslims’ crisis in Myanmar.

Bangladesh says Rohingya refugee influx over

Sat, 23 Sep 2017 - 11:00 GMT

The influx of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh has ground to a virtual halt, officials said Saturday.

India presses on with Myanmar defence supplies in show of support

Thu, 21 Sep 2017 - 04:26 GMT

India is considering supplying arms to Myanmar's government in a sign of support for a neighbor that faces criticism for its crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

Nigeria compares Myanmar crisis to Bosnia and Rwanda

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 07:00 GMT

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari urged fellow leaders at the United Nations General Assembly to condemn Myanmar's "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya people.

Suu Kyi set to break silence on Rohingya crisis

Tue, 19 Sep 2017 - 10:11 GMT

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi was poised Tuesday to break her silence on a refugee crisis the UN has decried as "ethnic cleansing".

France urges Myanmar's Suu Kyi for end of Rakhine violence

Mon, 18 Sep 2017 - 04:15 GMT

France urged Myanmar leader to issue a statement for a cessation of military violence against civilians in Myanmar's Rakhine state