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Suu Kyi confirms contesting for second term in Myanmar election

International reputation of Aung San Suu Kyi slumped over Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya Muslims but she remains popular at home, where her image is undented by accusations of complicity in ...

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Dhaka to share ordeal of Rohingyas with global youths

The virtual Rohingya camp tour will be one of the segments of "Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020" to introduce the forcibly displaced persecuted Rohingya community from Rakhine state in Myanmar to global ...

Dhaka to share ordeal of Rohingyas with global youths through Dhaka OIC Youth Capital 2020 that prime minister Sheikh Hasina will inaugurate virtually on 27 July

'Ensure voting rights, restore citizenship rights for Rohingya'

The government of Myanmar should ensure all voting-age Rohingya-including Rohingyas in Bangladesh-have the right to vote, said Fortify Rights on Friday as Myanmar is heading for next national ...

Myanmar urged to ensure voting rights, restore citizenship rights for Rohingya

Myanmar’s fresh 'clearance operations'

Another Rohingya exodus in the offing?

When the whole world is busy combating the deadly novel coronavirus and struggling for a vaccine to retain the collapsing economy, the army-controlled authoritarian regime in Myanmar has sketched out ...

This file photo taken on 21 October, 2016 shows armed Myanmar army soldiers patrolling a village in Maungdaw located in Rakhine State as security operation continue following the 9 October, 2016 attacks by armed militants.

Thousands in western Myanmar flee as army plans operations, monitors say

The letter, signed by the administrator of Rathedaung township, Aung Myint Thein, told village leaders he had been informed the operations were planned in the township's Kyauktan village and nearby ...

This file photo taken on 21 October, 2016 shows armed Myanmar army soldiers patrolling a village in Maungdaw located in Rakhine State as security operation continue following the 9 October, 2016 attacks by armed militants.

Some Myanmar journalists work from shadows

Suu Kyi's administration has brought charges against 31 journalists ranging from unlawful association to terrorism to criminal defamation since she came to power, according to local rights group Athan

Photographs of Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi hung in a shop in Yangon, Myanmar, on 23 January 2020

At least 1000 Rohingya stranded at sea as Southeast Asia seals borders: Amnesty

At least 1,000 Rohingya are stranded at sea as Southeast Asian nations tighten their borders to keep out the new coronavirus, Amnesty International said on Friday, urging action to ensure they were ...

A drawing by a surviving Rohingya refugee child depicting his two months at sea on a wooden trawler en route to Malaysia, is seen in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on 30 April 2020

Myanmar violence: EU, Britain condemn, China against UN move

UN Security Council European member states and Britain on Thursday denounced violence in Myanmar and expressed concern over the coronavirus pandemic in the country, in a document China refused to ...

A health worker sprays disinfectant as people gather outside Insein prison waiting for the release of prisoners after Myanmar government announced the release of almost 25,000 prisoners in an amnesty to mark the traditional New Year amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Yangon, Myanmar on 17 April 2020

Myanmar army investigating soldiers over abusing blindfolded prisoners

In footage shared widely on social media since Saturday, five men can be seen slumped on the floor of a boat, blindfolded, hands tied behind their backs, as men in military fatigues stamp on their ...

The subtitles on the video are from source and the translation has not been verified by Reuters. Blindfolded men are seen during an interrogation on a boat located in what is said to be Ponnagyun, Rakhine State, Myanmar, in this screen grab from a video said to be taken on 27 April 2020, and obtained from social media

Myanmar army admits abusing blindfolded prisoners in Rakhine

The video, which emerged on Sunday, shows plain-clothed men punching and kicking the heads of handcuffed and blindfolded detainees

This photo was taken on the day the 10 Rohingya men were killed. Paramilitary police officer Aung Min, left, stands guard behind them. The picture was obtained from a Buddhist village elder, and authenticated by witnesses
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