Rohingya minority

UN says it gets reports daily of killings and rapes in Myanmar

The United Nations is getting daily reports of rapes and killings of the Rohingya minority in Myanmar and independent monitors are being barred from investigating, the UN human rights office said on Friday.

Dec 16, 2016, 21:31 PM IST

Muslim groups sue Myanmar president

A coalition of Muslim groups has filed suit in New York against Myanmar President Thein Sein and other government officials for alleged crimes against the Rohingya minority, which they say amount to genocide.

Oct 06, 2015, 04:00 AM IST

Myanmar rejects being 'singled out' by UN at migrant talks

 Myanmar's delegate to talks in Bangkok on Southeast Asia's migrant crisis today rebuked the UN's refugee agency for calling on the country to recognise the Muslim Rohingya minority as citizens to stem their exodus from its shores.

May 29, 2015, 13:50 PM IST

Myanmar to consider rights for Rohingya minority

Myanmar`s President has pledged to consider new rights for the stateless Rohingya minority ahead of a landmark visit by President Barack Obama.

Nov 17, 2012, 13:26 PM IST

Myanmar monks back President`s anti-Rohingya plan

Hundreds of Buddhist monks in Myanmar have staged a rally in support of the President and his proposal to send the members of a Muslim minority to another country.

Sep 02, 2012, 18:19 PM IST