Last Updated: Tuesday, June 10, 2014, 20:52
The thousands of Rohingya Muslims still flooding out of Myanmar`s Rakhine state two years after violence erupted there are facing increasing abuse and exploitation, the UN refugee agency warned today.
Last Updated: Tuesday, April 08, 2014, 06:02
Acute shortages of water and medical treatment in western Myanmar following attacks on humanitarian groups are the latest hardships imposed on Rohingya Muslims that "could amount to crimes against humanity", a UN expert has said.
Last Updated: Sunday, March 30, 2014, 18:04
Tens of thousands of census-takers fanned out across Myanmar on Sunday to gather data for a rare snapshot of the former junta-ruled nation that is already stoking sectarian tensions.
Last Updated: Friday, January 24, 2014, 02:28
UN human rights chief Navi Pillay urged Myanmar on Thursday to investigate reports that more than 40 people had been killed in attacks on Rohingya Muslims in the country`s strife-torn Rakhine state.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 08:30
Several people including women and a child have been killed in an attack on Rohingya Muslims in strife-torn western Myanmar, a rights group said, as the United States voiced alarm.
Last Updated: Saturday, January 18, 2014, 06:49
The United States said on Friday it was "deeply troubled" by a new wave of unrest in western Myanmar which has left several people dead, and warned security forces against "excessive force."
Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 13:31
An Indonesian court jailed an Islamic extremist for seven and a half years Monday over an "evil" plot to bomb the Myanmar embassy to avenge the killing of Rohingya Muslims.
Last Updated: Friday, December 20, 2013, 15:19
Thailand`s navy has filed criminal defamation charges against a news website that published stories alleging Thai military involvement in the trafficking of Myanmar`s ethnic Rohingya boatpeople, an editor said.
Last Updated: Wednesday, November 20, 2013, 10:44
A UN committee on Tuesday slammed rights abuses by the Syrian government after a debate marked by a bitter clash between the UN envoys of Saudi Arabia and Syria.
Last Updated: Saturday, September 21, 2013, 15:37
Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi warned on Saturday that communal violence and weak "rule of law" could scare off investors despite the country`s rapid pace of political and economic reform.
Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 22:37
Myanmar`s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said that she alone could not stop the anti-Muslim violence that has shaken her country and that the solution was to install the rule of law.
Last Updated: Thursday, August 15, 2013, 21:11
An Urdu-language jihadi internet forum has reportedly published over two dozen HD images of "Rohingya Mujahideen".
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