• Fri, 21 Sep 2018 06:51
    Rohingya crisis: UK foreign minister sits down with Aung San Suu Kyi
    British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt met on Thursday with embattled Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi in the first high-profile state visit to the country since the UN slammed her leadership over the Rohingya crisis.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 20 Sep 2018 01:00
    Lack of papers leaves many Rohingya jobless
    MANY MUSLIM migrants living in Nakhon Si Thammarat province cannot work legally because they do not have nationality verification documents.
    national
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 11:48
    The Rohingya refugee crisis in key dates
    Paris - The International Criminal Court on Tuesday opened a preliminary probe into Myanmar's crimes against Rohingya Muslims after a ferocious army crackdown drove more than 700,000 of them into Bangladesh.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 19 Sep 2018 09:28
    ICC to probe Myanmar crimes against Rohingya
    The International Criminal Court's prosecutor opened a preliminary probe on Tuesday into Myanmar's alleged crimes against Rohingya Muslims, including killings, sexual violence and forced deportations.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 18 Sep 2018 12:51
     Russian 'Facebook' bans Myanmar army chief, hardline monk
    Yangon - Russian social media site VKontakte (VK) has followed Facebook by banning Myanmar's army chief and a nationalist monk known for stirring up Islamophobia in a country condemned globally for the treatment of its Rohingya Muslims.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Sep 2018 01:00
    Thai silence deafening as world condemns Myanmar
    In shutting down Bangkok panel on Rohingya crisis, junta has further damaged nation’s international standing
    opinion
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 09:39
    UN says Myanmar waging 'campaign against journalists'
    Myanmar, facing international outrage over the jailing of Reuters journalists for their reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, is conducting a "political campaign" against independent journalism, the UN said Tuesday.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 12 Sep 2018 01:00
    Reflections on a refugee
    Phuttiphong Aroonpheng's debut feature, which focuses on attitudes towards the Rohingya, wins big in Venice
    movie & TV
  • Mon, 10 Sep 2018 15:23
    UN rights chief urges new panel to prepare Myanmar prosecutions
    The UN rights chief called Monday for the creation of a new "mechanism" tasked with preparing criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar, amid allegations of genocide against the Rohingya minority.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 17:15
    Asean MPs welcome decision granting ICC jurisdiction over crimes against Rohingya
    Int'l community must continue pushing to ensure justice for all victims: APHR
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 16:13
    UN urged to put Myanmar atrocities before ICC
    An international human rights group on Friday urged the United Nations Security Council to refer the situation in Myanmar to the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate the full spectrum of atrocities in Rakhine State. 
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 15:35
     ICC says can rule on Rohingya deportations from Myanmar
    The International Criminal Court said Thursday it had jurisdiction to probe the forced deportation of Rohingya Muslims by Myanmar's military as a possible crime against humanity.
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 06 Sep 2018 14:49
    UK's Hunt to host Myanmar talks at UN
    British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt said Tuesday he would host talks at the UN this month over allegations Myanmar's military committed genocide against the Rohingya minority, warning the perpetrators must be brought to justice.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 05 Sep 2018 01:00
    No country for brave young men
    Where is Asia’s anguish over the Rohingya genocide in Myanmar and the jailing of journalists who helped expose it? In the haunting silence are whispers of complicity
    opinion
  • Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
    Behind the ethnic cleansing, a textbook land grab
    While the media spotlight on the Rohingya crisis has focused on religious persecution and ethnic cleansing, the strategic importance of Rakhine, the Muslim minority’s home state, has gone largely unnoticed.
    opinion
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