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Rakhine state

UN council members urge halt to Myanmar-Arakan Army fighting

UN called on Myanmar to address the long-term causes of the crisis that led more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh

12 Sep 2020 9:43 AM

Myanmar forces kill 6 suspecting rebel-links

Myanmar security forces shot dead at least six people in the perturbed western state of Rakhine for their links with rebel Arakan Army.

03 May 2019 10:19 AM

UN strongly condemns violence in Myanmar forcing Rohingyas to flee

The presidential statement calls on Myanmar’s govt ‘to ensure no further excessive use of military force in Rakhine State’.

07 Nov 2017 1:36 PM

With no report of attacks, Rohingya insurgent ceasefire ends in Myanmar

The government offensive in the north of Rakhine State has sent some 520,000 Rohingya civilians fleeing to Bangladesh.

10 Oct 2017 10:45 AM

Rohingya militants say ceasefire to end on Oct 9, open to peace if Myanmar govt responds

The armed group tipped northern Rakhine into crisis when it ambushed police posts on August 25.

07 Oct 2017 1:00 PM

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B'desh destroys boats, jail captains for smuggling Rohingyas, illegal drugs

More than half a million Rohingya have fled ethnic bloodshed in Rakhine since late August.

05 Oct 2017 4:03 PM

Facebook bans Rohingya militant group, designates it as 'dangerous organisation'

Facebook spokeswoman said that the move was in line with its policy of prohibiting violent groups from its site.

21 Sep 2017 12:29 PM

Kashmiri band 'Emcee Ame' composes song in solidarity with Rohingyas

Suu Kyi on Monday while breaking her silence on the issue said that Myanmar 'does not fear international scrutiny.'

19 Sep 2017 3:43 PM

Ready to verify Rohingya refugees status to aid return: Suu Kyi

Her refusal so far to defend the Rohingya over nearly a month of violence has baffled and enraged the international community.

19 Sep 2017 8:47 AM

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi to address nation on Sept 19 over Rohingya crisis

Critics have called for her to be stripped of her Nobel prize for failing to do more to halt the strife.

14 Sep 2017 4:00 PM

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Boat carrying dozens of Rohingyas capsizes off Bangladesh, 5 children drown

Myanmar leader Suu Kyi has come under pressure from countries with large Muslim populations including to stop violence against Rohingya.

06 Sep 2017 11:33 AM

Myanmar: 125,000 Rohingya refugees flee Bangladesh; Suu Kyi under pressure

The latest violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state began on Aug 25, when Rohingya insurgents attacked dozens of police posts and an army base.

05 Sep 2017 2:11 PM

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