crackdown on Rohingya Muslim minority

September 12, 2019
September 12, 2019

Crimes against Humanity: Myanmar continues to act with impunity

Inertia at the international level has removed pressure on Myanmar and its allies and enabled impunity despite the country’s military being accused of crimes against humanity and genocide, said UK’s All-Party Parliamentary Group on the rights of the Rohingya in a report published on Tuesday.

December 9, 2018
December 9, 2018

Stop genocide, don't just react

UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has urged the international community to prevent genocide instead of just reacting to it.

November 3, 2018
November 3, 2018

EU threatens to slap sanctions

The European Union has threatened to impose trade sanctions on Myanmar if it does not address the widespread human rights violations against the Rohingyas in Rakhine and other minorities in Kachin and Shan states.

April 28, 2018
April 28, 2018

Situation in Rakhine still concerning

Rohingya refugees cannot be expected to return safely, voluntarily and sustainably from Bangladesh to Myanmar's Rakhine State as the situation remains extremely concerning there, the United Nations says ahead of the Security Council delegation's four-day visit to the two countries.

August 29, 2017
August 29, 2017

Rohingya influx: UNHCR urges Bangladesh to open border

In light of the dramatic worsening of the situation in Myanmar's Rakhine state, the UN Refugee Agency communicates to Bangladesh government its readiness to support Bangladesh in helping the Rohingya refugees flee across the border.

August 28, 2017
August 28, 2017

Rohingya insurgency declares ‘open war’ in Myanmar

The sudden attacks by Rohingya insurgents on police and army posts in Myanmar’s Rakhine State is a defensive move aimed at pre-empting an escalating security force crackdown on both the rebels’ military wing and Rohingya civilian communities, spokesperson of the rebel group tells Asia Times.