New York, Aug 17 (IBNS): The daily struggle to survive for Myanmar’s Rohingya people in one of the world’s largest refugee settlements, has caused “overwhelming” despair and jeopardized the hopes of an entire generation, the head of the UN Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Henrietta Fore, said on Friday.
Yangon, Aug 9 (Xinhua/UNI) Drugs and weapons were seized from a village administrator's house in Myanmar's Rakhine state, a statement from the Myanmar Police Force said on Friday.
Naypyitaw, Aug 9 (Xinhua/UNI) Myanmar parliament on Friday approved a report submitted by the Constitution Amendment Joint Committee.
New York, Aug 6 (IBNS): Money earned by the Myanmar military from international and domestic business deals, “substantially enhances its ability to carry out gross violations of human rights with impunity” according to a report released on Monday by an independent United Nations group looking into military-business ties in the South East Asian country.
Dhaka, July 29 (IBNS): Keeping in mind the repatriation process, Bangladesh on Monday handed over names of 25,000 Rohingyas to Myanmar.
Dhaka, July 8 (IBNS): Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday criticized US congressman for his proposal to attach Myanmar’s Rakhine State with her nation to end the Rohingya crisis, media reports said.
New York, June 18 (IBNS): An independent review into how the UN System operated in Myanmar in the years leading up to the mass exodus of the Rohingya following serious human rights abuses, has concluded there were “systemic and structural failures” that prevented a unified strategy from being implemented.
New York, May 15 (IBNS): Myanmar’s military commanders must answer charges of war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in a credible court, a United Nations Independent International Fact-Finding Mission on Myanmar (FFM) said on Tuesday, urging the international community to cut off all financial and other support to them.
New York, May 8 (IBNS): The release of two prize-winning Reuters journalists jailed in Myanmar after reporting on the massacre of Rohingya Muslims has been welcomed by the UN human rights office, OHCHR, which warns however that press freedom there remains “dire”.
Yangon, Apr 30 (Xinhua/UNI) The Myanmar security forces have defused three more improvised explosive devices (IED), planted by an ethnic insurgent group, the Arakan Army (AA), in Rakhine state, the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the Defense Services said on Tuesday.
Yangon, Apr 23 (UNI) A landslide at a jade mine has killed at least 90 people in northern Myanmar, witnesses say.
Yangon, Apr 21 (UNI): Myanmar's security forces have launched a counter-attack against the insurgent group, the Arakan Army (AA), in its regional military headquarters in Rakhine state, the Office of the Commander-in-Chief of the Defense Services said.
Washington, Apr 9 (Sputnik/UNI) US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Bangladesh Foreign Minister A.K. Adbud Momen discussed the the increasing cooperation between both nations across a number of areas, State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus said in a readout of a meeting between the two diplomats in Washington on Monday.
Yangon, Apr 8 (Xinhua/UNI) The Myanmar authority has arrested a member of terrorist group Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA) in a border town in the country's western Rakhine state, according to the Police Force Monday.
Yangon, Apr 8 (Xinhua) Myanmar's parliament will resume its 12th session on April 29, the parliament announced on Monday.