Rohingya crisis

(File) Myanmar soldiers arrive at Buthidaung jetty in Myanmar's Rakhine State on August 29, 2017. Photo: AFP
26 September 2018
The United States said Monday it had found evidence of systematic violence by Myanmar's...
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt (L) and Myanmar state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (R) meet at the Foreign Ministry building in Naypyidaw, Myanmar, 20 September 2018. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/EPA/Pool
21 September 2018
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt on Thursday called for justice on the Rohingya...
Canada lawmakers declare Rakhine killings ‘genocide’
21 September 2018
Canadian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously voted to declare Myanmar's military operations...
Rohingya Muslim children and elders gather at the Thet Kel Pyin camp in Rakhine state. Photo: Phyo Hein Kyaw/AFP
13 September 2018
The UN began work Wednesday inside Myanmar's violence-torn northern Rakhine state, the...
UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Chilean Michelle Bachelet looks on as she attends the opening of 39th session of the Human Rights Council, at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland, 10 September 2018. Photo: Salvatore Di Nolfi/EPA-EFE
11 September 2018
The UN rights chief called Monday for the creation of a new "mechanism" tasked with...
(FILES) In this file photo taken on October 17, 2017 a Rohingya refugee carries an old man in an area near no man's land on the Bangladesh side of the border with Myanmar after crossing the Naf River, after being told by border guards they were not allowed to leave the area and reach the refugee camps near Ukhia. Photo: Munir Uz Zaman/AFP
08 September 2018
Myanmar on Friday "resolutely" rejected a ruling by the International Criminal Court...
(FILES) In this file photo taken on November 29, 2017 a Rohingya Muslim refugee child cries as he stands near the Thyangkhali refugee camp at Cox's Bazar. Photo: Ed Jones/AFP
07 September 2018
The International Criminal Court said Thursday it had jurisdiction to probe the forced...
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt. Photo: EPA
05 September 2018
British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Tuesday he would host talks at the UN this...
Myanmar people gather for refreshement at a teashop in Yangon on August 31, 2018 many hangout to chat and browse facebook with their mobile phone. Photo: Sai Aung Main/AFP
01 September 2018
Baffled, hurt or indignant, many inside Myanmar are struggling to digest a week of...
Jordan's Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights. Photo: Magali Girardin/EPA
31 August 2018
Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi should have resigned as Myanmar's de facto leader over...
UNHCR Goodwill Ambassador Cate Blanchett addresses the United Nations Security Council on the situation in Myanmar at UN Headquarters in New York on August 28, 2018. Credit: UN Photo/Manuel Elias
30 August 2018
Myanmar Wednesday rejected the findings of a UN investigation alleging genocide by its...
Several countries, including the United States, called Tuesday for Myanmar military leaders accused of orchestrating the repression of the country's Rohingya minority to be brought before international justice.  "The facts of the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya must be said, and they must be heard," said Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations.  Haley and other ambassadors stopped short, however, of using the word "genocide" that was cited in a UN-backed report released the day before accusing
29 August 2018
Several countries, including the United States, called Tuesday for Myanmar military...

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