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  • Rohingya crisis issue

    Re-impose sanctions against Myanmar: Gowher Rizvi

    Prime Minister’s Foreign Affairs Adviser Gowher Rizvi calls for re-imposition of sanctions against Myanmar as a way to put pressure on the Southeast Asian country that has been accused of genocide and driving out some seven lakh Rohingyas since August last year.

  • Crushed hopes greet Aung San Suu Kyi in Australia

    The long journey to find peace for Rohingya refugee Kobir Ahmed can be told through the different birth countries of his eight children -- Myanmar, Malaysia and Australia -- although they remain citizens of no nation.

  • Myanmar wants 'clear evidence' of genocide

    Myanmar wants to see clear evidence to support accusations that ethnic cleansing or genocide has been perpetrated against its Muslim minority in Rakhine state, National Security Adviser Thaung Tun says.

  • Call Myanmar to account

    The painful experiences of Rohingyas have once again been poignantly narrated to the visiting Nobel trio, and anyone who hasn't really been through the harrowing experiences cannot actually comprehend the horrendous nature of violence that these people have been through.

  • Rohingya Repatriation

    Myanmar Home Minister Swe in Dhaka

    Myanmar's Home Minister Lt Gen Kyaw Swe arrived in Dhaka this afternoon on a three-day visit as Bangladesh is expected to press for restoration of peace and stability in Rakhine State of Myanmar for sustainable return of Rohingyas.

  • ‘I feel trapped’: Violence fuels fear among Myanmar Muslims

    For four straight days last month, Rahim Muddinn watched, amazed, as Myanmar’s state-run newspapers published special supplements showing Rohingya Muslims accused of being terrorists — nearly 250 photos each day.

  • A Myanmar policeman

    Myanmar tells UN Security Council: Time not right for visit

    Myanmar tells the United Nations Security Council not to visit during February this year because it was "not the right time," Kuwait's UN Ambassador Mansour Ayyad Al-Otaibi says, adding that the country did not completely reject the proposed trip.

  • Rohingya Repatriation: Myanmar building a camp for 30,000

    Myanmar is building a camp to temporarily house 30,000 repatriated Rohingyas who fled violence in Rakhine, Myanmar's state media reported as the Joint Working Group held its first meeting in Naypyitaw to discuss ways of implementing a repatriation deal yesterday.

  • Myanmar seeks Official Secrets Act charges against two Reuters journos

    Myanmar prosecutors have sought charges against two Reuters reporters under the Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum prison sentence of 14 years, the reporters’ lawyer says.

  • Lau Hon Meng

    Joy, relief as Singaporean cameraman returns from Myanmar prison

    Cheers and shouts of joy erupted as Singaporean cameraman Lau Hon Meng walked out of the Changi Airport Terminal 2 transit area.

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