The U.N. special rapporteur for Myanmar denounced human rights violations by the country's government against ethnic Rohingya Muslims.
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 envoys began a four-day visit to Bangladesh and Myanmar to see firsthand the aftermath of a Myanmar military crackdown that Britain.
Myanmar told the United Nations Security Council not to visit during February this year because it was "not the right time.
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.
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's army has replaced the general in charge of Rakhine state, an army media officer said on Monday.
Tillerson will make his first trip to Myanmar this month to discuss the humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State.
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's government will harvest rice from abandoned farmland in violence-scorched northern Rakhine, state media said Saturday.
Myanmar's military has said it is investigating its operations in violence-wracked Rakhine state.
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.
The scale of the suffering inside Myanmar's Rakhine state is "unimaginable", the United Nations said Monday.
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
Egypt called on the United Nations to hold a public session on Thursday to discuss developments of Rohingya Muslims’ crisis in Myanmar.
The influx of Rohingya refugees into Bangladesh has ground to a virtual halt, officials said Saturday.
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's President Muhammadu Buhari urged fellow leaders at the United Nations General Assembly to condemn Myanmar's "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya people.
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 urged Myanmar leader to issue a statement for a cessation of military violence against civilians in Myanmar's Rakhine state