• Sat, 25 Aug 2018 15:28
    Militant group claims 'legitimate right' to defend Rohingya
    Rohingya militants whose deadly attacks last year spurred the ruthless Myanmar army crackdown that drove 700,000 of the minority into Bangladesh said Saturday it acted to "defend" the Muslim group from persecution.
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  • Wed, 23 May 2018 15:17
    Urgent : Rohingya militants massacred Hindus in last year's turmoil: Amnesty
    Yangon - Rohingya militants massacred Hindu villagers during last year's uprising in Myanmar's Rakhine, Amnesty International said Wednesday in a report that sheds fresh light on the complex ethnic rivalries in the state.
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  • Sat, 20 Jan 2018 13:23
    Rohingya militants say Myanmar refugee return plan 'deceitful'
    Rohingya militants on Saturday hit out at a repatriation plan for refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar set to begin next week, saying it aims to trap the Muslim minority in long-term camps while their ancestral lands are seized.
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  • Tue, 09 Jan 2018 01:00
    Rohingya militants must stand down
    With efforts underway to end the crisis in Rakhine, further violence cannot be justified
  • Thu, 07 Dec 2017 10:42
    Rohingya militants may shift to cross-border attacks: International Crisis Group report
    Rohingya Muslim insurgents who have fled Myanmar to seek refuge in Bangladesh camps may stage cross-border attacks, aiming at security targets and non-Muslims, the International Crisis Group (ICG) has warned in a new report.
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  • Wed, 04 Oct 2017 13:25
    Myanmar beauty queen dethroned 'after posting Rohingya video'
    Yangon - A Myanmar beauty queen says she was stripped of her pageant title after posting a graphic video accusing Muslim Rohingya militants of driving communal violence in Rakhine state, a conflict fraught with controversy in the mainly Buddhist country.
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  • Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:32
    Rohingya militants deny Myanmar army claims of Hindu massacre     
    MaunGdaw, Myanmar - Rohingya militants on Wednesday denied the Myanmar army's allegations that they had massacred scores of Hindu villagers, whose bodies soldiers displayed to the press after exhuming them from mass graves in northern Rakhine state.
  • Mon, 25 Sep 2017 07:07
    Mass grave of 28 Hindus found in Myanmar: army
    YANGON - Myanmar's army said Sunday it had discovered a mass grave containing the bodies of 28 Hindus, including women and children, in violence-wracked Rakhine state, blaming the killings on Muslim Rohingya militants.
  • Sun, 10 Sep 2017 10:49
    Rohingya militants declare one-month ceasefire: Twitter statement
    YANGON, Sept 10, 2017 (AFP) - Rohingya militants, whose August 25 raids in Myanmar's Rakhine State sparked an army crackdown that has seen nearly 300,000 of the Muslim minority flee to Bangladesh, on Sunday declared an immediate unilateral one-month ceasefire.
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  • Sun, 03 Sep 2017 01:00
    Rohingya issue needs UN intervention
    Clashes between the Myanmar army and Rohingya militants in Rakhine State in northern Myanmar has led to a huge number of deaths. Several Malaysian non-governmental organisations and Rohingya refugees gathered at three locations in Kuala Lumpur to stage protests, accusing the Myanmar army of ignoring human lives. 
  • Sun, 27 Aug 2017 09:12
    Aung San Suu Kyi condemns violence in Rakhine State
    The actions threatened efforts to bring peace to the embattled state, Myanmar’s State Minister Councillor Aung San Suu Kyi said in a statement issued on August 25 in response to the attacks by suspected Rohingya militants.
  • Sat, 26 Aug 2017 21:57
    Civilians trapped as violence scorches Myanmar's Rakhine State
    COX'S BAZAR, Bangladesh - Terrified civilians tried to flee remote villages in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State for Bangladesh on Saturday afternoon, as clashes which have killed scores continued between suspected Rohingya militants and Myanmar security forces.
  • Sat, 26 Aug 2017 11:13
    Fresh violence kills 89 in Myanmar's Rakhine State
    MAUNGDAW, Myanmar - At least 89 people including a dozen security forces were killed as Rohingya militants besieged border posts in northern Rakhine State, Myanmar's authorities said Friday, triggering a fresh exodus of refugees towards Bangladesh.
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  • Fri, 25 Aug 2017 23:11
    Rakhine attacks a dangerous escalation in Myanmar violence
    Amnesty International is urging restraint by all sides after attacks by Rohingya militants in Myanmar left dead at least 32 people, including 11 security personnel.
  • Fri, 25 Aug 2017 13:20
    32 dead in Myanmar as Rohingya militants ambush border posts: army chief
    Yangon - At least 32 people were killed, including 11 Myanmar security forces, as alleged Rohingya militants attacked remote border posts in Rakhine State, the army's commander in chief said Friday.
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