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.
Officials believe up to 100 people could still be missing.
Two Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after they were convicted of breaking the Official Secrets Act walked free from a prison on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday after spending more than 500 days behind bars.
Myanmar's Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences.
U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie on Tuesday visited camps in Bangladesh for Muslim Rohingya refugees from Myanmar.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Wednesday said he was "aware of the human rights atrocities and suffering in Myanmar."
UN investigator voiced concern about human rights being sidelined during U.S. and S.Korean talks with N.Korea over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs.
The UN Human Rights Council voted Thursday to set up a panel to prepare criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar.
The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court had begun a preliminary examination into whether alleged forced deportations of Rohingya.
The U.S. State Department has not made a determination of "genocidal intent" for attacks on Rohingya in Myanmar for legal reasons.
Facebook said on Monday it was removing certain Myanmar military officials from the social media website.
Rohingya refugee Mohammad Sikander felt a flash of pain as a bullet -- fired by a Myanmar soldier -- tore into his shoulder.
Nearly 120,000 people have been displaced after floods submerged a vast swathe of southeastern Myanmar.
Race to restore Myanmar's film classics for a second screening.
The United States on Thursday placed Myanmar on its list of worst offenders of human trafficking.
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.
Human rights abuses in North Korea, including violations of religious freedom, are a "matter of discussion" ahead of a summit between Trump and Jong Un.
Members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday in favor of legislation to pressure Myanmar.
A judge in Myanmar declared on Wednesday that a witness who said two Reuters reporters accused of possessing state secrets were framed by police was credible.