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UN seeks report from Myanmar on rapes, deaths of Rohingyas

Wednesday, 29 Nov 2017 21:26 WIB

GENEVA -- A United Nations women's rights panel called on Myanmar on Tuesday to report within six months on rapes and sexual violence against Rohingya women and girls by its security forces in...

Suu Kyi to visit China amid global criticism

Monday, 27 Nov 2017 17:21 WIB

YANGON -- Myanmar's civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, will soon visit Beijing, state media said on Monday, as the southeast Asian nation appears to draw closer to its northern neighbour, China, amid...

Outside monitoring is needed for Rohingya return to Myanmar

Saturday, 25 Nov 2017 03:01 WIB

YANGON -- Human rights groups called on Friday for international agencies to be allowed to monitor the planned repatriation of hundreds of thousands Rohingya Muslim from Bangladesh to the homes they fled in...

China wants closer ties with Myanmar's military

Friday, 24 Nov 2017 01:13 WIB

 BEIJING -- China wants closer ties with Myanmar's military to help protect regional peace and security, a senior Chinese general told the visiting head of the southeast Asian country's army. China and Myanmar have had...

US calls Myanmar operation against Rohingya ethnic cleansing

Thursday, 23 Nov 2017 11:44 WIB

WASHINGTON -- The United States on Wednesday labeled the Myanmar military operation against the Rohingya population "ethnic cleansing" and said it would consider targeted sanctions against those responsible. Referring to "horrendous atrocities" against the...

Myanmar hopes for deal with Bangladesh on Rohingya refugees

Wednesday, 22 Nov 2017 01:37 WIB

NAYPYITAW -- Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Tuesday she hopes talks with Bangladesh this week will result in a memorandum of understanding on the "safe and voluntary return"...

China proposes three-phase plan for Rohingya crisis

Monday, 20 Nov 2017 20:10 WIB

SHANGHAI -- China has proposed a three-phase plan for resolving the Rohingya crisis, starting with a ceasefire, that has won the support of Myanmar and Bangladesh, the Foreign Ministry said. More than 600,000 Muslim...

Suu Kyi urges people "not to quarrel" on visit to Rakhine

Friday, 03 Nov 2017 03:21 WIB

SITTWE -- Myanmar's de facto leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, on Thursday urged people "not to quarrel" as she visited areas riven by ethnic violence for the first time since hundreds of thousands...

Bangladesh dragging feet over repatriating Rohingya: Myanmar

Thursday, 02 Nov 2017 00:33 WIB

 YANGON -- Myanmar has blamed Bangladesh for delaying the start of a repatriation process for hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslim refugees, saying it feared Dhaka could be stalling until it receives multi-million dollars...

Myanmar detains Turkish state TV's reporters

Saturday, 28 Oct 2017 07:10 WIB

NAYPYITAW/YANGON -- Myanmar police detained two journalists working for Turkey's state broadcaster TRT and their interpreter and driver on Friday for flying a drone near the parliament compound, amid tension between the two...

US considers sanction over Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya

Wednesday, 25 Oct 2017 15:26 WIB

WASHINGTON -- The United States is taking steps and considering a range of further actions over Myanmar's treatment of its Rohingya Muslim minority, including targeted sanctions under its Global Magnitsky law, the State...

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh threatened by diseases

Saturday, 21 Oct 2017 09:44 WIB

 UNITED NATIONS -- Nearly 590,000 Rohingya refugees have been admitted to camps in Bangladesh and 320,000 refugee children among them are threatened by water-borne diseases and desperate living conditions, a UN spokesman said Friday. The...

UN says Myanmar army prevent Rohingya return

Thursday, 12 Oct 2017 16:26 WIB

 GENEVA -- Myanmar security forces have brutally driven out half a million Muslim Rohingya from northern Rakhine state, torching their homes, crops and villages to prevent them from returning, the U.N. human rights office...

Indonesia urges Asian parliament to resolve Rohingya crisis

Tuesday, 03 Oct 2017 19:55 WIB

JAKARTA -- The delegation of the Indonesian House of Representatives (DPR) has encouraged the Asian Parliament to support efforts to resolve the humanitarian crisis in Rakhine State, Myanmar. The statement was delivered by the...

U.N. experts urge Suu Kyi to meet persecuted Rohingya

Wednesday, 27 Sep 2017 11:16 WIB

GENEVA -- Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi should personally meet members of the Muslim Rohingya minority which is being subjected to ongoing persecution by the military, a group of U.N. human rights...