Asia Pacific

Aung San Suu Kyi ‘doesn’t fully understand Rohingya horror’

Britain's Foreign Secretary, Boris Johnson, says Myanmar's leader is not fully aware of what he called 'the horror' in northern Rakhine state.

Rohingya

Myanmar: Security forces face 'action' over killings

Rohingya men were hacked with swords or shot dead in the village of Inn Din and the bodies were buried in a mass grave.

Myanmar: Security forces face 'action' over killings

Rohingya

Reuters reporters held for probing Rohingya massacre

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo face up to 14 years in prison for working on report on massacre by Myanmar security forces.

Reuters: Journalists held for probing Rohingya massacre

Rohingya

Myanmar 'starving out' Rohingya in Rakhine: Amnesty

Authorities in Myanmar are starving Rohingya families to get them to flee the country, Amnesty International says.

Myanmar 'starving out' Rohingya in Rakhine: Amnesty

Rohingya

Who are the Rohingya?

Why are the more than one million Rohingya in Myanmar considered the 'world's most persecuted minority'?

Asia

Suu Kyi stays silent on Ko Ni's first death anniversary

Myanmar's Nobel laureate and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi stays silent on lawyer Ko Ni's first death anniversary.

Suu Kyi stays silent on Ko Ni's first death anniversary

Myanmar

Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar denied bail

Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo accused of violating Myanmar's Official Secrets Act, which carries a maximum 14-year sentence.

Reuters journalists arrested in Myanmar denied bail

Myanmar

Evidence of Rohingya mass graves uncovered in Myanmar

Report by AP includes witness testimony and mobile phone footage showing aftermath of mass killings by Myanmar forces.

Evidence of Rohingya mass graves uncovered in Myanmar

Rohingya

AP releases video showing 'Rohingya massacre site, mass graves'

The Associated Press news agency says the discovery of five mass graves confirms the killing of hundreds of Muslim-majority Rohingya last year.

Asia Pacific

Myanmar: Growing relations with West at risk over Rohingya crisis

With rising criticism from the West over the treatment of the Rohingya in Rakhine State, Aung San Suu Kyi's government appears to have turned toward Russia and China.

Rohingya

Star Trek's Yeoh: Rohingya plight 'despicable'

Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have fled Myanmar since August 2017 in what the UN has described as ethnic cleansing.

Star Trek's Yeoh: Rohingya plight 'despicable'

Rohingya

Bangladesh: Trafficking of girls rife in Rohingya camps

Rights groups say Rohingya refugees are being increasingly targeted by human traffickers at camps in Bangladesh.

Asia Pacific

Former US diplomat in rift with Myanmar's government

An increasingly bitter back-and-forth going on between veteran US diplomat, Bill Richardson, and Myanmar's government.

Inside Story

Is Myanmar 'whitewashing' the Rohingya crisis?

Former US diplomat accuses members of Rohingya advisory panel of being a 'cheerleading squad' for the government.

Rohingya

Living on the edge: Rohingya avoid return to Myanmar

Rohingya in Bangladesh say they are still anxious about repatriation to Myanmar, despite the plan being put on hold.

Living on the edge: Rohingya avoid return to Myanmar