Rohingya

Biden, US rule Myanmar committed genocide against Rohingya people

Secretary of State Antony Blinken will announce the decision on Monday at the US Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington.

By REUTERS
20/03/2022

Rohingya refugees sue Facebook for $150 billion over Myanmar violence

A US class-action complaint argues that the company's failures to police content and its platform's design contributed to violence against the Rohingya community.

By REUTERS
07/12/2021
Rohingya refugees sit on a makeshift boat as they get interrogated by the Border Guard Bangladesh

Rohingya refugee boat lands in Indonesia after 113-day voyage

The vessel sailed on Feb. 11 from Cox's Bazar in Bangladesh carrying 90 Rohingya refugees, most of them women and children, with the hope of reaching Malaysia.

By REUTERS
04/06/2021

Israeli drones, European hacking software used in Myanmar coup - NYT

Jerusalem was supposed to end all military exports to Myanmar, after allegations emerged that weaponry was being sold to the army.

Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar military seizes power, detains elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Spokesman Myo Nyunt told Reuters by phone that Suu Kyi, President Win Myint and other leaders had been "taken" in the early hours of the morning.

By REUTERS
01/02/2021

Malaysia worshipers getting screened after coronavirus cases spike

Malaysia has also recorded eight deaths.

By REUTERS
22/03/2020
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks in front of the judges on the second day of hearings in a c

Myanmar to court-martial more troops over war crimes against Rohingya

Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fled to neighboring Bangladesh to escape an army offensive launched in August 2017 that U.N investigators described as having been executed with genocidal intent.

By REUTERS
21/02/2020

UN condemns Myanmar human rights abuses against Muslim Rohingya

The resolution Myanmar’s government “to expedite efforts to eliminate statelessness and the systematic and institutionalized discrimination.”

29/12/2019
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks in front of the judges on the second day of hearings in a c

Rohingya Muslims weep in Myanmar court as they face charges

If convicted they face up to two years in prison.

By REUTERS
20/12/2019
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks in front of the judges on the second day of hearings in a c

Aung San Suu Kyi rejects UN charge of Rohingya genocide as 'misleading'

Suu Kyi, once feted in the West as a heroine of democracy, spoke for about 30 minutes at the courtroom in The Hague in defense of the actions of the Myanmar military that for years had kept her under house arrest.

By REUTERS
11/12/2019
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