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China will soon establish their control over Indian Ocean by establishing ports on Myanmar: Reports

Beijing: China will soon establish their control over the Indian Ocean by establishing ports on Myanmar, media reports said on Saturday.

Response plan launched to support 1.4 million Rohingya and Bangladeshis

New York: “Robust and sustained international support” is again needed for Rohingya refugees and the Bangladeshi communities generously hosting them, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday.

Myanmar: ‘Appalling’ violations demand ‘unified and resolute international response’

New York: Security forces in Myanmar have killed at least 1,600 people and detained more than 12,500, since the military coup last year, the UN rights office said on Tuesday.

Stop weapons supply to Myanmar, rights expert urges pointing finger at China

New York: Weapons exports to the military rulers in Myanmar by UN Member States must stop, the UN independent expert on the human rights situation in the country said on Tuesday, pointing finger at countries like China and Russia.

Number of internally displaced in Myanmar doubles, to 800,000

New York: The number of internally displaced people (IDPs) in Myanmar has doubled since February of last year, now crossing the 800,000 mark, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) announced on Friday.

Myanmar: ‘Meaningful action’ needed to stop the slaughter

New York: Marking the first anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar, the independent UN expert monitoring the country implored States on Tuesday to take more robust action, reiterating his call for an arms embargo to stop the killing of innocent people.

UK joins US, Canada in imposing new sanctions against Myanmar officials

London/UNI/Sputnik: The UK marked the first anniversary of the military coup in Myanmar on Tuesday by joining the US and Canada in imposing new sanctions against three government officials that they said "have been instrumental in suppressing democracy and stifling opposition voices."

‘Urgent, renewed effort’ needed to restore civilian rule in Myanmar: Bachelet

New York: UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet appealed on Friday for the international community to intensify pressure on Myanmar’s military to stop its campaign of violence against citizens, and to insist on the prompt return to civilian rule, almost one year after seizing power in a coup.

At least four children killed during escalation of conflict in Myanmar

New York: At least four children have been killed and multiple others have been maimed during an escalation of conflict over the past week in Myanmar, said the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) on Tuesday.

Myanmar court sentences Aung Suu Kyi over walkie taikies

Naypyidaw/UNI: Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday was sentenced for four more years by a Myanmar court after convicting her for several charges including illegally possessing walkie-talkies and violating Covid restrictions.

Myanmar: WFP plans to aid 4 million through 2022

New York: Ten months since the military takeover in February 2021, food insecurity in Myanmar has risen sharply, the World Food Programme (WFP) said on Friday. 

People of Myanmar face ‘unprecedented’ crisis in 2022

New York: The people of Myanmar are facing an unprecedented political, socioeconomic, human rights and humanitarian crisis with needs escalating dramatically since the military takeover and a severe COVID-19 third wave. 

Myanmar: Attack leaves 35 dead, including 4 children

New York: The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) condemned on Tuesday the reported killing of at least 35 people, including four children and two humanitarian workers, in the Kayah state, in Myanmar.

UN Special Envoy calls for New Year’s ceasefire in Myanmar

New York: The UN Special Envoy on Myanmar has appealed for a New Year’s ceasefire following weeks of escalating violence in the country.

Rights abuses in Myanmar ‘deepening on an unprecedented scale’ 

New York: More than 10 months since Myanmar's military seized power, the country’s human rights situation is deepening on an unprecedented scale, the UN rights office, OHCHR, has warned.