Tag Archives: Myanmar

  • China’s Xi ends Myanmar visit with flurry of agreements

    Chinese President Xi Jinping ended a two-day state visit to Myanmar on Saturday after attending the signing of a raft of agreements buttressing bilateral relations and advancing Beijing's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative. ...

  • UN court to rule next week in Rohingya genocide case

    The UN's top court announced Wednesday that it will issue a decision next week on a request to order Myanmar to halt what has been cast as a genocidal campaign against the southeast Asian country's Rohingya Muslim minority. ...

  • Myanmar’s Suu Kyi rejects genocide claims at top UN court

    Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi rejected allegations of genocide against Myanmar in the UN's top court Wednesday, despite admitting the army may have used excessive force against Rohingya Muslims. ...

  • Thousands of Rohingya mark ‘Genocide Day’ in Bangladesh

    At least 100,000 Rohingya refugees rallied in camps in Bangladesh on Sunday, marking two years since the start of a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar that forced more than 730,000 to flee ...

  • Amnesty accuses Myanmar military of fresh ‘war crimes’ in Rakhine

    Myanmar's military is guilty of committing new "war crimes", extrajudicial killings and torture in its fight against ethnic Rakhine rebels, Amnesty International said Wednesday. ...

  • Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of highest honour

    Amnesty International on Monday stripped Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour over the Myanmar leader's "indifference" to the atrocities committed by the military against Rohingya Muslims. ...

  • Myanmar burned Rohingya villages despite refugee deal

    Myanmar's army burned down dozens of Rohingya homes within days of signing a refugee repatriation deal with Bangladesh, showing the agreement was a mere "public relations stunt". ...

  • Pope says his defence of Rohingya was understood in Myanmar

    Predominantly Buddhist Myanmar does not recognize the mostly Muslim Rohingya as an ethnic group with its own identity, but as illegal immigrants from Bangladesh. ...

  • NS Venkataraman Applaud Myanmar and Bangladesh for accord on Rohingya refugees

    Bangladesh and Myanmar have exhibited extraordinary qualities of wisdom and understanding in reaching an accord for peaceful repatriation of the Rohingya refugees, ...

  • Nava Thakuria China’s unaccountable Myanmar bonanza

    Burma's giant neighbour China maintains its aloofness from the Rohingya crisis, while utilizing the fuel pipelines originated in the trouble-torn Rakhine province of western Burma. ...