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Growing Instability in Southern Chin State, People Flee Escalating Violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine

The U.N. refugee agency says it is worried by reports of people fleeing escalating violence in Myanmar's southern Chin State and Rakhine State, adding...

Myanmar Holds First LGBT Boat Pride Parade

Hundreds of people cheered on Sunday as rainbow-coloured boats carrying LGBT revellers sailed in the waters of Myanmar's Yangon city in a sign of growing acceptance for the...

Activists In Myanmar Push To End Police Brutality

Aung Soe Htike tried to ask for an explanation when police in Yangon handcuffed him and put him in a car one evening in...

Amnesty International Accuses India Of Disregarding National Law After It Deports A Rohingya Family

Amnesty International on Monday accused India of disregarding international law after a Rohingya family was deported to Myanmar where the military is accused of...

Second Group Of Rohingya Muslims Get Deported By India

India deported a second small group of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar Thursday as part of what it said was an ongoing crackdown on illegal...

U.S.A: Myanmar’s Military Campaign Against Rohingya Muslims a ‘Mass Genocide’

The U.S. House of Representatives approved a resolution by a vote of 394-1 Thursday, declaring Myanmar's military campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslim minority...

Violence And Intimidation Directed Towards Rohingyas In Bangladesh Camps

The failed attempt to send thousands of Rohingya back to Myanmar starting this month has drawn attention to alleged violence and intimidation by security...

Bangladesh Government Build a New Rohingya Camp

The Bangladesh government wants to send about 100,000 Rohingya refugees to a muddy, uninhabited island — "formed only in the last 20 years by...

Rohingya Shot in Rakhine Camp By Myanmar Police Raises United Nation’s Concern

Reports of shootings, allegedly by Myanmar police, at a camp for Rohingya refugees in Rakhine state have sparked concern by United Nations officials. Knut Ostby,...

Rohingyas Repatriation to Myanmar Scrapped by Bangladesh

Bangladesh’s plans to begin repatriating Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar Thursday were scrapped because officials were unable to find anyone who wanted to return to...

Rohingya Muslims Remain Fearful Due To Forceful Repatriation

Rohingya Muslims who fled a brutal military campaign in Myanmar last year are living in fear after being told they are on a list...

Should Promote Human Rights More In Myanmar: Facebook

 Facebook on Monday said a human rights report it commissioned on its presence in Myanmar showed it had not done enough to prevent its...

Facebook ‘Too slow’ in Fighting Hate Speech in Myanmar

The ethnic violence in Myanmar is horrific and we have been "too slow" to prevent the spread of misinformation and hate speech on our...

Rohingya influx is a threat to common security of the entire region

The Rohingya influx from Myanmar to Bangladesh is a serious common security challenge for the entire region, Indian High Commissioner to Bangladesh, Harsh Vardhan...

UN Security Council members move to Bangladesh and Myanmar for Rohingya crisis

Members of the UN Security Council have left for Bangladesh and Myanmar to study the Rohingya crisis. The 15-member panel made a stopover in Kuwait...

UN: Rohingya Children Face Perpetual Life in Limbo

A generation of Rohingya children in Myanmar and Bangladesh will be condemned to a perpetual life in limbo unless coordinated international action is taken...

Drone and Satellites Expose Myanmar’s Pain

London- The Rohingya refugee crisis is an age-old tale of displacement and suffering, but technology is providing new tools to tackle it, rights groups...

Myanmar Must Take Back Displaced Rohingya Refugees : India

Dhaka, October 22, 2017 : India on Sunday said Rohingya refugees who have poured into Bangladesh must be taken back by Myanmar from where they have been displaced. "Normalcy...

Myanmar to launch its own Satellite System MyanmarSat-2 in 2019

Yangon, October 22, 2017 : Myanmar has planned to launch its own satellite system MyanmarSat-2 in June in 2019, official Global New Light of Myanmar...

UN Report on Rohingya Hunger Crisis Suspended on Order of Myanmar Government

United Nations, October 17, 2017: The UN food aid agency withdrew a critical report revealing desperate hunger among the Rohingya Muslim minority after the Myanmar...

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