ROHINGYA

Myanmar generals had ‘genocidal intent’ against Rohingya, must face…

Myanmar generals had ‘genocidal intent’ against Rohingya, must face…

Published 27/08/2018

GENEVA (Reuters) - Myanmar’s military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with “genocidal intent” and the commander-in-chief and five generals should [more…]

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Duterte tells Suu Kyi rights activists are ‘just a noisy bunch’

Published 26/01/2018

Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte Rodrigo Duterte gestures during a news conference on the sidelines of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit in [more…]

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Bangladesh says start of Rohingya return to Myanmar delayed

Published 22/01/2018

Rohingya refugees stand in a queue to collect aid supplies in Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, January 21, 2018. REUTERS/Mohammad Ponir HossainPALONGKHALI, Bangladesh [more…]

U.S. calls Myanmar moves against Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

U.S. calls Myanmar moves against Rohingya ‘ethnic cleansing’

Published 22/11/2017

The United States on Wednesday called the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population "ethnic cleansing" and threatened targeted sanctions against those responsible for what it called "horrendous atrocities." [more…]

U.S. hopes to pressure Myanmar to permit Rohingya repatriation

U.S. hopes to pressure Myanmar to permit Rohingya repatriation

Published 22/11/2017

Rohingya refugee children struggle as they wait to receive food outside the distribution center at Palong Khali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, November 17, [more…]

China draws three-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis

China draws three-stage path for Myanmar, Bangladesh to resolve Rohingya crisis

Published 20/11/2017

Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi attends the 13th Asia Europe Foreign Ministers Meeting (ASEM) in Naypyitaw, Myanmar, November 20, 2017. REUTERS/StringerNAYPYITAW (Reuters) - [more…]

Myanmar army`s self-exoneration draws Amnesty`s scorn

Myanmar army`s self-exoneration draws Amnesty`s scorn

Published 14/11/2017

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Bob Geldof calls Aung San Suu Kyi `handmaiden to genocide`

Bob Geldof calls Aung San Suu Kyi `handmaiden to genocide`

Published 13/11/2017

Irish musician and activist Bob Geldof called Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi "a hand maiden to genocide" on Monday as he returned his Freedom of the City of Dublin award in protest over his fellow recipient's response to the repression of Rohingya Muslims. [more…]

Tillerson tells Myanmar army chief U.S. concerned about reported atrocities

Tillerson tells Myanmar army chief U.S. concerned about reported atrocities

Published 27/10/2017

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke on Thursday with Myanmar's army chief and expressed concern over reported atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state, the U.S. State Department said in a statement. [more…]

Bangladesh says Rohingya outflow `untenable`, seeks solution

Bangladesh says Rohingya outflow `untenable`, seeks solution

Published 23/10/2017

Nearly one million Rohingya refugees who have fled violence in Myanmar are now in Bangladesh, which is an "untenable situation", Bangladesh told a U.N. meeting on Monday. [more…]