rohingya

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...
Amal Clooney. Photo: EPA
27 August 2018
A Myanmar court postponed its ruling Monday on whether two Reuters journalists violated a...
Rohingya refugees cross the makeshift camp at Teknuf in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, 24 August 2018. Upcoming 25 August 2018, marks the first anniversary of the Rohingya crisis. Photo: Monirul Alam/EPA
25 August 2018
Muslim Rohingya refugees Saturday marked the anniversary of a deadly military crackdown...
Rohingya refugee volunteers walk along Balukhali refugee camp in Ukhia district near Cox's Bazar on August 23, 2018. Photo: Dibyangshu Sarkar/AFP
24 August 2018
Half the Rohingya children who crossed into Bangladesh without their parents were...
23 August 2018
Nearly one million Rohingya Muslims marked Eid al-Adha on Wednesday in the world's...
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers her speech during the 43rd Singapore Lecture at the Grand Hyatt hotel in Singapore, 21 August 2018. Photo: Wallace Woon/EPA
22 August 2018
Aung San Suu Kyi said Tuesday it was up to Bangladesh to decide how quickly Rohingya...
A Rohingya refugee woman (R) works outside her tent at the Kutupalong camp in Ukhia near Cox's Bazar on August 13, 2018. Nearly 700,000 Rohingya fled Myanmar's Rakhine state last year to escape a violent military crackdown. Photo: Chandan Khanna/AFP
20 August 2018
A spate of bloody killings is fuelling unease in the Rohingya camps on the Bangladesh-...
Rohingya refugees leave an aid relief distribution centre at the  Balukhali refugee camp near Cox's Bazar on August 12, 2018. Photo: Ed  Jones/AFP
13 August 2018
Myanmar has asked Bangladesh to stop providing aid to 6,000 Rohingya refugees stranded on...
A Myanmar border police guard walks in Yebawkya village, in Maungdaw on September 27, 2017. Photo: AFP
10 August 2018
Myanmar said Thursday that a request at the International Criminal Court to probe the...
U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (right) meets with Myanmar's Foreign Minister Wunna Maung Lwin ahead of the United Nations General Assembly at the U.N. headquarters in New York Thursday. Photo: MNA
26 September 2015
Myanmar has defended a decision barring 800,000 ethnic minority people from voting in...
Soe Myint in Mizzima's Yangon office. Photo: Hong Sar
26 February 2015
Last week two seemingly unrelated events attracted the attention of this writer. The...

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