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 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
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
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
The armed group tipped northern Rakhine into crisis when it ambushed police posts on August 25.
07 Oct 2017 1:00 PM
More than half a million Rohingya have fled ethnic bloodshed in Rakhine since late August.
05 Oct 2017 4:03 PM
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
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
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
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
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
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