About 700 demonstrators rallied in central Yangon to show support for Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as she prepares to defend the country against charges of genocide at the United Nation's highest court.
"The chamber hereby authorises the commencement of an
investigation into the situation in Bangladesh/Myanmar."
Perhaps most desperate of all are the 128,000 Rohingya, more than half of them children, who have been confined since 2012 in the de facto detention camps. The camps are [...] under the control of Camp Management Committees that regulate every aspect of their lives, and dependent on aid handouts.
This Sunday marks two years since over 740,000 Rohingya people fled northwest Rakhine State when the Myanmar military launched operations there.
Hundreds of monks and their supporters marched in Myanmar on Thursday to protest against the issuing of an arrest warrant for a high-profile, firebrand preacher for criticism of the government.
A Myanmar National Airlines flight landed safely at Mandalay airport on Sunday after landing gear problems forced it to touch down without the use of its front wheel.
Two Reuters reporters jailed in Myanmar freed after more than 500 days
Confiscated ivory and other animal parts are displayed before being destroyed during a ceremony to mark World Wildlife Day in Yangon, Myanmar on Sunday.
Multiple people were injured after a hot air balloon loaded with fireworks exploded onto a crowd at a festival in Myanmar.
Those responsible for atrocities against Rohingya Muslims must be held accountable before peace can blossom in Myanmar.
Calls for Myanmar to release convicted journalists
Myanmar’s army killed Muslim Rohingyas with ‘genocidal intent’, says UN human rights investigators.
That's the stark warning from the United Nations. It's exactly one year ago when 700,000 Rohingya fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar, fleeing a brutal crackdown by the military
Myanmar authorities destroyed a year's worth of confiscated drugs on Tuesday, with an estimated street value of 180 million US dollars.
Myanmar says it has repatriated the first family of refugees from its mainly Muslim Rohingya minority, after some 700,000 fled to Bangladesh to escape a military crackdown
Predecessor resigns through illness
The UK"s foreign secretary and Myanmar's de facto leader meet to discuss the Rohingya crisis which has displaced nearly 700,000 people
The journalists had been arrested in connection with reporting on the situation in Rakhine state, where 688,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled an army crackdown on insurgents since late August, according to estimates by the United Nations.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were covering the country's Rohingya crisis, have been charged with violating the official secrets act.
A wildlife conservation craft group donated the blankets to help the animals deal with falling temperatures
At least 730 of those killed were children under the age of five
A senior UN official tells the Security Council of reports of horrific sexual violence against Rohingya minority in Myanmar and calls on the Council to visit the region. Myanmar says claims of crimes against humanity are unsubstantiated.
Media and medical sources substantiate claims of rape being used as instrument of terror in expulsion of Muslim Rohingyas from Buddhist Myanmar.
Pope Francis failed to mention Myanmar’s Muslim Rohingya minority as he stood on stage with the country’s civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi.
Whilst Pope Francis carefully avoids using the word "Rohingya" in his speech, a UN committee pulls no punches in calling for an "exceptional report".
He failed to mention the ethnic group who’ve been forced to flee to Bangladesh amid accusations of ethnic cleansing.