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UN warns of intensified fighting in...

UN warns of intensified fighting in...

South Asia

Sun, Jun 28 2020

The UN expressed concern on Sunday over 'reports of intensified fighting' in northwest Rakhine...

UNHRC adopts resolution asking Myanmar...

UNHRC adopts resolution asking Myanmar...

World

Tue, Jun 23 2020

In its 43rd session, the 47-member UNHRC adopted the resolution on Monday in Geneva by a vote of 37 in...

Internet blackout in Myanmar's Rakhine...

Internet blackout in Myanmar's Rakhine...

South Asia

Sun, Jun 21 2020

The country has so far recorded 287 coronavirus cases including six deaths, but experts fear the low...

ARU: Civilian casualties rise as armed...

ARU: Civilian casualties rise as armed...

South Asia

Tue, Jun 2 2020

They also demanded immediate implementation of the agreement for safe, dignified, and voluntary return...

Driver killed in attack on UN vehicle...

Driver killed in attack on UN vehicle...

South Asia

Tue, Apr 21 2020

The area has endured a strict lockdown for months, making independent reporting difficult

US raises concern over violence in Rakhine,...

US raises concern over violence in Rakhine,...

Rohingya Crisis

Wed, Apr 1 2020

Since 2017, the people of the US have given more than $820 million to ease humanitarian sufferings in...

Rohingya fleeing persecution in Rakhine...

Rohingya fleeing persecution in Rakhine...

South Asia

Sat, Feb 22 2020

The group of about 20 were among 54 people from the Rohingya minority arrested on Wednesday on the outskirts...

Dozens of Rohingya face charges for...

Dozens of Rohingya face charges for...

Rohingya Crisis

Fri, Feb 21 2020

Some were barefoot, others clothed in colorful head-scarfs, as they were ushered into the small courtroom...

UN envoy: We are putting pressure on...

UN envoy: We are putting pressure on...

Rohingya Crisis

Mon, Jan 20 2020

The envoy visited a refugee camp near the Naikhongchhari border

Small blasts hit Rakhine town as Suu...

Small blasts hit Rakhine town as Suu...

South Asia

Thu, Dec 19 2019

No group has yet claimed responsibility for planting the small bombs, which detonated at the side of...

Loyalists rally for Suu Kyi before genocide...

Loyalists rally for Suu Kyi before genocide...

South Asia

Mon, Dec 2 2019

Several hundred people gathered in downtown Yangon for the third in a series of rallies organized by...

Finally taking note

Finally taking note

Muhammad Zamir

Sun, Dec 1 2019

The evolving Rohingya issue is finally gaining momentum internationally

Myanmar says 14 hostages freed in attacks...

Myanmar army: 14 hostages freed in attacks...

East Asia

Mon, Oct 28 2019

More than 50 people were taken hostage on October 26

Mothers of Myanmar pair facing death...

Mothers of Myanmar pair facing death...

South Asia

Thu, Oct 24 2019

The police were accused of buckling under pressure to solve a crime that attracted global attention

The bitter world we inhabit

The bitter world we inhabit

Forrest Cookson

Mon, Sep 23 2019

With the Rohingya crisis, simply continuing the current arrangements is unfeasible

UN: 600,000 Rohingya still in Myanmar...

UN: 600,000 Rohingya still in Myanmar...

South Asia

Mon, Sep 16 2019

Some 740,000 Rohingya fled burning villages, bringing accounts of murder, rape and torture over the border...

Myanmar says holding court martial after...

Myanmar says holding court martial after...

South Asia

Sun, Sep 1 2019

UN investigators want Myanmar generals prosecuted for genocide for overseeing the brutal crackdown in...

Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar social...

Facebook shuts dozens of Myanmar social...

South Asia

Thu, Aug 22 2019

The company closed 89 Facebook accounts, 107 pages, 15 groups and five Instagram accounts, some of which...

A guarantee of safety

A guarantee of safety

Editorial

Thu, Aug 22 2019

How Myanmar will pay for its crimes cannot simply be swept under the rug

Myanmar NGO worker shot in restive Rakhine...

Myanmar NGO worker shot in restive Rakhine...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 31 2019

Rakhine state is one of Myanmar's poorest regions and NGOs provide aid to tens of thousands of Rohingya...

Satellite images show Myanmar's minimal...

Satellite images show Myanmar's minimal...

South Asia

Wed, Jul 24 2019

Myanmar has repeatedly said it is ready to take back refugees, blaming Bangladesh for failed efforts...