Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar army blocks bid to slash parliamentary power base

Amendment reducing military seats in Parliament over 15 years gained majority support, but missed 75 percent threshold.

Myanmar army blocks bid to slash parliamentary power base

Human Rights

'Stuck': Hope fades for refugees in Malaysia as US closes door

The US has slashed the number of refugees it now accepts for resettlement and many are left with nowhere to go.

'Stuck': Hope fades for refugees in Malaysia as US closes door

Aung San Suu Kyi

City of London revokes honour granted to Myanmar's Suu Kyi

The award was granted to the Nobel Peace Prize laureate Aung San Suu Kyi three years ago.

City of London revokes honour granted to Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Myanmar

Fighting in Rakhine, Chin states rages as Myanmar limits internet

Activists and journalists say decision to limit internet access in some parts of Rakhine is a violation of basic rights.

Fighting in Rakhine, Chin states rages as Myanmar limits internet

Reporter's Notebook

Under watch: Trying to report in Myanmar's Rakhine

Myanmar is restricting media access to the far western state of Rakhine where the military is fighting Arakan Army rebels.

Myanmar

Myanmar violence: Thousands displaced by fresh fighting

Government forces are fighting the Arakan Army in the state.

Asia

Inside Myanmar: No home to return to for Rohingya

Many rights groups say conditions in Myanmar do not guarantee a safe return for the Rohingya.

Rohingya

Maldives hires Amal Clooney to represent Rohingya at UN

British-Lebanese lawyer said she is delighted to represent the Rohingya before the International Court of Justice.

Maldives hires Amal Clooney to represent Rohingya at UN

UpFront

Denying genocide in Myanmar: 'Rumours and hearsay'

Aung San Suu Kyi's former spokesperson Nyo Ohn Myint dismisses atrocities carried out against the Rohingya.

UpFront

Is Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of covering up war crimes?

An ally of Myanmar's leader denies the scale of atrocities in Rakhine, and we challenge a French MP on police brutality.

Asia Pacific

At least 19 children injured in Myanmar school shelling

Buddhist rebels and army deny they were behind artillery fire that hit a primary school in Rakhine state.

Students injured in shelling at school in Myanmar's Rakhine state

Opinion

Rohingya justice: Why the ICJ's public rebuke of Myanmar matters

The ICJ's order that Myanmar does all it can to prevent genocide offers the Rohingya hope for the future.

Tun Khin

by Tun Khin

Tun Khin

Rohingya

UN fails to take action on order against Myanmar on Rohingya

Myanmar's allies China and Vietnam block vote on a joint statement forcing EU member states to make separate report.

UN fails to take action on order against Myanmar on Rohingya

Myanmar

Myanmar reimposes internet shutdown in Rakhine, Chin states

Mobile operator Telenor says it was told to block services in conflict-torn states for 'security and public interest'.

Myanmar reimposes internet shutdown in Rakhine, Chin states

United States

Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan denounce Trump's expanded US travel ban

Nigeria says will take steps to address concerns raised by US, which has added six countries to a travel ban.

Eritrea, Kyrgyzstan denounce Trump's expanded US travel ban