ethnic cleansing

December 5, 2018
December 5, 2018

Myanmar guilty of genocide, war crimes

Two US organisations said they had found clear evidence that Myanmar military committed genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity against the Rohingyas and urged the international community...

May 31, 2018
May 31, 2018

Myanmar continues ethnic cleansing

Myanmar continues an ethnic cleansing campaign against Rohingyas despite growing condemnation from the international community, the US has said.

May 15, 2018
May 15, 2018

US criticizes China for shielding Myanmar from UN action

The United States indirectly criticises China for shielding Myanmar from strong UN Security Council action over a military crackdown against mainly Rohingya Muslims that the US and other countries...

April 8, 2018
April 8, 2018

'Myanmar not ready for return of Rohingya refugees'

Myanmar is not ready for the repatriation of Rohingya refugees, says the most senior United Nations official to visit the country this year, after Myanmar was accused of instigating ethnic...

March 3, 2018
March 3, 2018

In search of justice

In recent times, numerous international rights organisations and leaders across the world have been arguing for the referral of the “ethnic cleansing” campaign of the Rohingyas in Rakhine State,...

November 20, 2017
November 20, 2017

Call it genocide

The UN calls the Myanmar army's aggression against the Rohingya “ethnic cleansing”. “Ethnic cleansing” is a term invented by Slobodan Milosevic. It's a euphemism for forced displacement...

October 24, 2017
October 24, 2017

Rohingya crisis: US won’t say 'ethnic cleansing'

US government officials decline to characterize the treatment of Myanmar's Rohingya Muslims as ethnic cleansing, but listed new measures including targeted sanctions Washington is considering...

October 18, 2017
October 18, 2017

World MPs slam ethnic cleansing in Myanmar

The global parliamentary community yesterday condemned the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya minority in the Northern Rakhine state

September 12, 2017
September 12, 2017

Textbook case of ethnic cleansing

The United Nations has denounced Myanmar's “brutal security operation” against Rohingyas in Rakhine State as a “textbook example of ethnic cleansing”. ...

August 8, 2017
August 8, 2017

Myanmar rejects allegations of human rights abuses against Rohingya

Myanmar rejects allegations of crimes against humanity and ethnic cleansing during a crackdown against Rohingya Muslims last year, accusing the United Nations of making exaggerated claims in its...