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

Asia

Two Rohingya refugees to address United Nations meet

Investigators from the International Criminal Court give hope to Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh.

Asia Pacific

In Myanmar, 'pervasive hate speech and shrinking freedom'

UN expert on Myanmar decries 'shrinking democratic space' in new report, urges 'concrete action' from global community.

In Myanmar, 'pervasive hate speech and shrinking freedom'

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

Bangladesh

Bangladesh tells UN it cannot take more Myanmar refugees

Foreign minister accuses Myanmar of 'hollow promises' over 700,000 Rohingya living in refugee camps in Bangladesh.

Bangladesh tells UN it cannot take more Myanmar refugees

Rohingya

Suu Kyi to investors: Pour money into crisis-hit Rakhine state

Myanmar leader tells investors to stop focussing on 'negative aspects' in Rakhine from where 750,000 Rohingya have fled.

Suu Kyi to investors: Pour money into crisis-hit Rakhine state

Rohingya

UN seeks $920m to support Rohingya refugees in 2019

More than half the money is earmarked for critical aid including food, water, sanitation and shelter.

UN seeks $920m to support Rohingya refugees in 2019

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 sentences two to death for Muslim lawyer's murder

Yangon court sentences two men to death for the 2017 murder of Ko Ni, an aide to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar court sentences two to death for Muslim lawyer's murder

Bangladesh

Bangladesh proposes safe zone in Myanmar for Rohingya refugees

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen calls on Russia, China and India to help Dhaka in tackling the Rohingya refugee crisis.

Bangladesh proposes safe zone in Myanmar for Rohingya refugees

Myanmar

Myanmar police use rubber bullets to break up protest

Karenni people hold protest at statue of national hero Aung San over lack of progress on ethnic minority peace deal.

Myanmar police use rubber bullets to break up protest

Myanmar

Myanmar forces violating human rights in Rakhine unrest: Amnesty

Amnesty says military shelling villages, limiting access to food and keeping humanitarian groups out.

Myanmar forces violating human rights in Rakhine unrest: Amnesty

Rohingya

Rohingya activists demand action against Myanmar at NYC summit

A two-day international conference is urging collective and decisive action against Myanmar.

Rohingya activists demand action against Myanmar at NYC summit

Myanmar

Myanmar villagers flee to Bangladesh amid Rakhine violence

Fighting between Myanmar's military and the Arakan Army has displaced more than 5,000 people since December.

Myanmar villagers flee to Bangladesh amid Rakhine violence

Malaysia

Facing Myanmar return, Chin watch unrest with alarm

Ethnic Chin people were told last year it was safe to return but experts say situation in Myanmar is too volatile.

UN urged to suspend Myanmar return plan for Chin amid unrest