Joshua Carroll

Joshua Carroll

Asia Pacific

UN calls for sanctions, arms embargo against Myanmar army

UN panel calls for international community to sever all ties with country's military over Rohingya abuses.

UN calls for sanctions, arms embargo against Myanmar army

Rohingya

Rohingya activists slam ASEAN's call for dialogue with Myanmar

Regional bloc accused of whitewashing Myanmar's crimes against Rohingya.

Rohingya activists slam ASEAN's call for dialogue with Myanmar

Myanmar

Rohingya suspicious as Myanmar touts repatriation plan

Refugees in Cox's Bazar question Myanmar motives amid Rakhine unrest, but some see 'breakthrough' in repatriation talks.

Rohingya suspicious as Myanmar touts repatriation plan

Myanmar

Why the UN failed to save the Rohingya

Insiders say UN sought to downplay criticism of Myanmar and was hamstrung by China, Russia opposition to firm response.

Why the UN failed to save the Rohingya

Myanmar

Stress of return stalks Myanmar refugees in Thai border camps

Report says mental health crisis surges in refugee camps after cuts to aid and end of resettlement programmes.

Stress of return stalks Myanmar refugees in Thai border camps

Asia Pacific

Myanmar: Arrest warrant issued for anti-Muslim monk Wirathu

Buddhist monk infamous for tirades against minority Muslims and critical of civilian government faces sedition charges.

Myanmar: Arrest warrant issued for anti-Muslim monk Wirathu

Myanmar

Campaigners target firms doing business with Myanmar's military

Facebook and Western Union are among the most recognisable names on 'dirty list' distributed by human rights activists.

Campaigners target firms doing business with Myanmar's military

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