Myanmar military

November 14, 2022
November 14, 2022

‘Very difficult to see full-scale Rohingya repatriation soon’

Japanese Ambassador to Bangladesh Ito Naoki today said it is unlikely to see a full-scale Rohingya repatriation anytime soon due to the situation in Myanmar at this moment.

September 15, 2022
September 15, 2022

Spectre of fresh Rohingya influx looms

The Myanmar military’s continuous air and ground assaults against the Arakan Army (AA) along the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in the past few weeks have triggered fears of fresh entry of Rohingyas into the country.

August 13, 2022
August 13, 2022

Is the opportunity for Rohingya repatriation slipping away?

Bangladesh must have meaningful dialogue with all actors involved for repatriation of Rohingya refugees.

August 4, 2022
August 4, 2022

Reuters publishes investigative report on how Myanmar military planned Rohingya purge

War crimes investigators got hold of thousands of pages of documents that shed new light on Myanmar’s campaign to expel the country’s ethnic minority -- the Rohingya, as well as efforts to hide the strategy from the world.

May 15, 2019
May 15, 2019

Cut off all support to Myanmar military

The UN Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (FFM) has urged the international community to cut off all financial and other support to Myanmar’s military.

May 14, 2019
May 14, 2019

Snap financial ties with Myanmar military: UN investigators

The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar's armed forces, a UN fact-finding mission said today, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

September 4, 2018
September 4, 2018

Rohingya Photos: Myanmar's army offers rare apology

The Myanmar military issues a rare apology, acknowledging that two photographs it published in a book on the crisis over the Rohingya Muslim minority were "published incorrectly".

August 29, 2018
August 29, 2018

Top military men responsible for human rights abuse in Myanmar: US

Mentioning that the findings of a new report indicate widespread human rights abuses by the Myanmar military and its other security forces, the United States says it held high-level military individuals in Myanmar responsible for the situation.

August 17, 2018
August 17, 2018

US sanctions Myanmar military commanders over Rohingya abuses

The US government hits four Myanmar military commanders and two military units with punitive sanctions, accusing them of "serious human rights abuses" and "ethnic cleansing" in violently expelling minority Rohingya from their homes.

May 9, 2018
May 9, 2018

Investigated enough!

The UN Security Council asked the Myanmar military to let it investigate rights abuses in Rakhine, but was told the “internal matter had already been investigated enough” and those responsible had been punished.