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There is hope about a kickback against the negative and destructive populism that US President Donald Trump has encouraged. Photo: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA-EFE
Saturday, January 20 2018

The policies of US President Donald Trump and his embrace of populist strongmen have dealt a blow to rights campaigns around the world but ...

Monday, December 25 2017

The UN General Assembly on Sunday urged Myanmar to end a military campaign against Muslim Rohingya and called for the appointment of ...

Thursday, December 14 2017

Dublin councillors on Wednesday voted to revoke an award given to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi to protest her handling of violence against ...

Friday, December 8 2017

Myanmar has expressed its opposition against a resolution of the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) with regard to the Rakhine issue, ...

Thursday, December 7 2017

China said Wednesday that a UN resolution expressing grave concern over widespread abuses committed against Myanmar's Rohingya Muslim minority "...

Wednesday, December 6 2017

UN member states said Tuesday that Myanmar was likely committing "crimes against humanity" against its Rohingya minority, while the UN rights chief ...

Monday, December 4 2017

Pope Francis's embrace of the Rohingya during a trip to Bangladesh has sparked some angry comments on social media in Myanmar, ...

Saturday, December 2 2017

Pope Francis referred to refugees who have fled Myanmar for Bangladesh as "Rohingya" on Friday, using the politically sensitive name for  ...

Friday, December 1 2017

The Foreign Ministry stated categorically on Thursday that it was no longer selling weapons to Myanmar, which has been accused of ethnic cleansing, ...

Tuesday, November 28 2017

A group of UN experts tasked with monitoring a global treaty on discrimination against women has requested an 'exceptional report' from the Myanmar ...

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