News Myanmar: UN rights chief denounces Myanmar's ethnic cleansing
The top UN human rights official has urged Myanmar to end "brutal security operation" against Rohingya in Rakhine state, calling it "a textbook example of ethnic cleansing". Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein, addressing the United Nations Human Rights Council in ...
News Myanmar: Rohingya crisis dents Myanmar hopes of Western investment boom - Asahi Shimbun
Rohingya crisis dents Myanmar hopes of Western investment boomAsahi ShimbunYANGON/HONG KONG--When officials from Myanmar's commercial capital Yangon toured six European countries in June, they were hoping to drum up investment in transport, energy and education. Instead, they were bombarded with questions about the ...and more »
News Myanmar: Rohingya crisis dents Myanmar hopes of Western investment boom
YANGON/HONG KONG (Reuters) - When officials from Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon toured six European countries in June, they were hoping to drum up investment in transport, energy and education. Instead, they were bombarded with questions about the ...
News Myanmar: People's tribunal finds Myanmar guilty of Rohingya genocide - The Daily Star
The Daily StarPeople's tribunal finds Myanmar guilty of Rohingya genocideThe Daily StarThe Myanmar government is guilty of genocide against the Rohingya people and other Muslim minorities, according to the international Permanent Peoples' Tribunal. The seven-man panel tribunal announced its verdict after considering documentary and ...and more »
News Myanmar: Myanmar's military: The power Aung San Suu Kyi can't control
(CNN)She's been the focus of the world's criticism, scrutiny and censure as hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims seek refuge in neighboring Bangladesh, escaping what the United Nations human rights chief has labeled a "textbook example of ethnic ...
News Myanmar: Hindu refugees from Myanmar find sanctuary in Bangladesh - Economic Times
Economic TimesHindu refugees from Myanmar find sanctuary in BangladeshEconomic TimesIn a small village in southern Bangladesh, hundreds of Hindu refugees from neighbouring Myanmar are being handed plates heaped with dal and rice, less than a mile from where desperate Muslim Rohingya beg for food and shelter. The contrast captures ...and more »
News Myanmar: UK ends training for Myanmar military over Rohingya crisis
LONDON – Prime Minister Theresa May says Britain is suspending training support for Myanmar's military because of the treatment of the country's Rohingya minority. Britain is among the countries that have urged Myanmar's political leader, Aung San Suu ...
News Myanmar: Myanmar moves to stave off credit crunch - Nikkei Asian Review
Nikkei Asian ReviewMyanmar moves to stave off credit crunchNikkei Asian ReviewNAPYITAW -- Myanmar's banking system is facing tough new regulations that could take as much as $2 billion worth of local currency out of circulation, prompt a huge reduction in lending and badly hurt the economy if a tight compliance deadline is not ...
News Myanmar: Bangladesh's PM at UN urges 'safe zones' for Myanmar's Rohingya
Bangladesh’s prime minister on Thursday proposed creating UN-supervised safe zones inside Myanmar to protect Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing a military crackdown to seek refuge in her country. "These people must be able to return to their homeland in ...
News Myanmar: Bangladesh's PM at UN urges 'safe zones' for Myanmar's Rohingya - Geo News, Pakistan
Geo News, PakistanBangladesh's PM at UN urges 'safe zones' for Myanmar's RohingyaGeo News, PakistanUNITED NATIONS: Bangladesh´s prime minister on Thursday proposed creating UN-supervised safe zones inside Myanmar to protect Rohingya Muslims who are fleeing a military crackdown to seek refuge in her country. "These people must be able to return ...and more »
News Myanmar: UN says Myanmar violence is ethnic cleansing as Rohingya exodus continues
The UN has called on Myanmar to end the ongoing violence against Rohingya Muslims in the majority-Buddhist country. Secretary General Antonio Guterres said the situation in the country's western Rakhine state was best described as ethnic cleansing.
News Myanmar: BLUE BOOK 2017: EU Development Cooperation in Myanmar - ReliefWeb
ReliefWebBLUE BOOK 2017: EU Development Cooperation in MyanmarReliefWebThe EU and its Member States are strongly committed to supporting Myanmar's transition process right across the spectrum, from peace to political reform, health to human rights and gender equality, education to the environment, technical assistance to ...
News Myanmar: U.S. Considers Limiting Military Ties to Myanmar Over Rohingya Crisis
The Trump Administration is considering limiting U.S. ties with Myanmar’s military in response to its recent violence against the country’s Rohingya Muslims, a White House official tells TIME. In the past three weeks, more than 420,000 Rohingya Muslims ...
News Myanmar: Trump urges help for Myanmar's Rohingya amid violent crackdown - The Daily Herald
Trump urges help for Myanmar's Rohingya amid violent crackdownThe Daily HeraldNEW YORK — U.S. President Donald Trump has asked his national security advisers to find ways to help end violence that's driven hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh, according to United Nations ...and more »
News Myanmar: Saudis call on Myanmar to allow Rohingyas to return
A top Saudi relief official called Thursday for Myanmar to take back Rohingya refugees and let them live in peace. Dr. Abdullah al-Rabeeah, former health minister and now leading the King Salman Humanitarian Aid and Relief Centre, said major global powers ...
News Myanmar: Myanmar's military: The power Aung San Suu Kyi can't control - NBC Montana
NBC MontanaMyanmar's military: The power Aung San Suu Kyi can't controlNBC Montana"Under the Constitution the commander-in-chief (of Myanmar's Armed Forces) is his own boss, he doesn't report to Aung San Suu Kyi. He can't be fired," said Aaron Connelly, a research fellow in the East Asia Program at the Lowy Institute in Sydney.and more »
News Myanmar: Rohingya crisis: Bangladesh to accuse Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing'
Bangladesh says it will accuse Myanmar's security forces of ethnic cleansing and call for international intervention in the Rohingya crisis at the United National General Assembly this week. On Wednesday Aung San Suu Kyi's office announced she had ...
News Myanmar: Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya? - News24
News24Myanmar: Who are the Rohingya?News24Nearly all of the Rohingya in Myanmar live in the western coastal state of Rakhine and are not allowed to leave without government permission. It is one the poorest states in the country with ghetto-like camps and a lack of basic services and ...and more »
News Myanmar: Myanmar protesters try to block aid shipment to Muslim Rohingya
SITTWE, Myanmar (Reuters) - Buddhist protesters in Myanmar threw petrol bombs to try to block an aid shipment to Muslims in Rakhine State, where the United Nations has accused the country’s military of ethnic cleansing The incident late on Wednesday ...
News Myanmar: Saudis call on Myanmar to allow Rohingyas to return - Dhaka Tribune
Dhaka TribuneSaudis call on Myanmar to allow Rohingyas to returnDhaka TribuneRabeeah, on a stop in Washington before talks Friday at the United Nations on Yemen, said Saudi Arabia was already pumping aid in for the 422,000 Rohingya who have been driven out of Myanmar's westernmost Rakhine state to Bangladesh since August ...and more »