Joshua Carroll

Joshua Carroll

Bangladesh

UN warns Bangladesh of 'new crisis' over Rohingya relocation plan

Island chosen to house 23,000 refugees may not be 'truly habitable', UN's special rapporteur on Myanmar warns.

UN warns Bangladesh of 'new crisis' over Rohingya relocation plan

Myanmar

Myanmar government ups the ante with military over political role

Popularly elected National League for Democracy launches bid to change constitution and reduce power of armed forces.

Myanmar government ups the ante with military over political role

Myanmar

Remembering Ko Ni, Myanmar's slain lawyer

Prominent lawyer working on plans to amend Myanmar's army-drafted constitution was shot dead at Yangon airport in 2017.

Remembering Ko Ni, Myanmar's slain lawyer

Asia Pacific

Myanmar court hears arguments in Muslim lawyer's murder case

Ko Ni, an expert in constitutional law and adviser to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, was shot dead in February 2017.

Myanmar court hears arguments in Muslim lawyer's murder case

Myanmar

Myanmar: Wives of Reuters journalists devastated by verdict

Myanmar court rejects appeal by jailed Reuters journalists, upholding seven-year sentence for investigating killings.

Myanmar: Wives of Reuters journalists devastated by verdict

Rohingya

Violence stalks UN's identity card scheme in Rohingya camps

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh fear ID system puts them at risk of forcible return as soldiers apply pressure tactics.

Violence stalks UN's identity card scheme in Rohingya camps

Myanmar

Rohingya shocked, terrified as deadline for Myanmar return nears

Myanmar and Bangladesh expected to start repatriation of thousands of Rohingya this week, but UN says move is premature.

Rohingya shocked, terrified as deadline for Myanmar return nears

Human Rights

Myanmar political prisoners hunger strike for freedom

Activists skeptical that reform will come, vow to keep striking until all Myanmar political prisoners released.

Myanmar political prisoners hunger strike for freedom

Religion

Buddhist monks in Myanmar celebrate repressive laws

Muslim minority denounces new laws on population control, extra-marital relations, and mixed-religion marriages.

Buddhist monks in Myanmar celebrate repressive laws

Education

Myanmar's Rohingya deprived of education

Restricted travel, barred attendance, and overcrowding has seriously hampered the Rohingya's educational opportunities.

Myanmar's Rohingya deprived of education

Bangladesh

Massacre reports put Rohingya on the run

Pressure mounts on Myanmar for an investigation amid reports that dozens of the persecuted minority were killed.

Massacre reports put Rohingya on the run