Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Journalists investigating Rohingya Muslim crisis jailed in Myanmar
Two Reuters journalists have each been sentenced to seven years in prison after they were found guilty of breaching the Official Secrets Act in Myanmar, prompting outcry from the international community. Reuters' president called for Myanmar to review the decision urgently.
2018/9/4 - 02:05
UN: Myanmar generals had 'genocidal intent' against Rohingya
Myanmar's military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with ''genocidal intent'' and the commander-in-chief and five generals should be prosecuted for orchestrating the gravest crimes under law, UN investigators said on Monday.
2018/8/27 - 20:20
Rohingya Muslims detained, tortured after returning to Myanmar
Rohingya Muslim refugees returning to Myanmar have been tortured and imprisoned by authorities, according to a report from Human Rights Watch, based on interviews with the alleged victims.
2018/8/21 - 17:40
Myanmar radical monks vow to continue Facebook hate campaign against Rohingya
Radical Buddhist monks in Myanmar have declared their intent to dodge Facebook bans on spreading hate messages against Rohingya Muslims, insisting that they will continue using the social media outlet to “tell the truth.”
2018/6/9 - 15:00
Rohingya Muslims face difficult Ramadan in refugee camps
The ۱۲-year-old Rohingya refugee dreamed of Ramadan back in his own village - fish to break the day's fast, gifts from his family and relaxing beneath the trees before evening prayers at the mosque.
2018/5/16 - 16:04
UNSC overwhelmed by suffering at Rohingya camps
Members of the UN Security Council (UNSC) expressed dismay at the "overwhelming" suffering they encountered in the refugee camps in Bangladesh, home to hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims fleeing Myanmar. // "The number of heavily traumatized women, men and children is beyond comprehension."
2018/4/30 - 17:00
Myanmar's first Rohingya repatriation ‘a deception’
Rights groups are expressing skepticism over the announcement that Myanmar has repatriated the first Rohingya Muslim family, despite warnings from the UN.
2018/4/16 - 14:46
Nobel laureates, EU warned Suu Kyi to stop anti-Rohingya Muslims violence
Three Nobel Peace Prize winners urged fellow laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out about violence against the Rohingya minority, warning she otherwise risks prosecution for "genocide". Meanwhile, EU countries demanded sanctions against senior Myanmar military officers over "serious and systematic" rights abuses against the country's Muslim minority.
2018/2/27 - 17:36
Amnesty: Myanmar army continuing to force Rohingya Muslim out of the country
The Myanmar military is still pushing the Rohingya Muslim minority out of their homes through forced starvation, the fear of abduction, and the looting of their property, according to new evidence from Amnesty International.
2018/2/8 - 19:00
Myanmar denies report of mass graves in Rakhine
Myanmar denied a report documenting at least five mass graves containing Rohingya Muslim killed by the military, saying that only "terrorists" were killed.
2018/2/3 - 16:50