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'For how long?': Displaced Rohingya lament life in no-man's land

Some 4,600 Rohingya live in a camp at Zero Point, barred from returning to their villages by Myanmar authorities.

'For how long?': Displaced Rohingya lament life in no-man's land

Asia Pacific

Nearly 150,000 displaced after floods sweep Myanmar

At least 12 killed and up to 148,386 people are currently taking refuge in 327 temporary camps across the country.

Myanmar: Tens of thousands displaced as floods wreak havoc

Myanmar

Myanmar: 10 killed, thousands displaced in monsoon floods

Monsoon rains triggered flooding across four of Myanmar's states over the weekend.

Myanmar: 10 killed, thousands displaced in monsoon floods

Myanmar

'Systematic preparations' preceded anti-Rohingya violence: report

Fortify Rights group says the deadly violence against Rohingya last August was premeditated and amounts to 'genocide'.

'Systematic preparations' preceded anti-Rohingya violence: report

Asia

HRW urges Myanmar to address illegal land confiscations

Rights group calls on the government to compensate for illegally confiscated land, and enact laws to protect farmers.

HRW urges Myanmar to address illegal land confiscations

Press Freedom

Journalist tried for reporting on Rohingya deaths testifies

Reuters journalist Wa Lone, arrested with colleague Kyaw Soe Oo, denies breaking any laws in court.

Myanmar

Reuters journalists investigating Rohingya deaths to face trial

The charges and trial of the journalists are seen as a test for press freedom in Myanmar.

Myanmar

Myanmar opens peace conference with ethnic rebels

The event seeks to reach a lasting peace after seven decades of strained relations and armed conflict.

Myanmar opens peace conference with ethnic rebels

Myanmar

Myanmar charges Reuters reporters under Official Secrets Act

Court charges two jailed Reuters journalists for obtaining secret state documents, moving case into its trial stage.

Rohingya

'We want peace': A Rohingya family's 40 years of suffering

Rohingya refugees tell of decades of persecution and horrors suffered at the hands of Myanmar security forces.

Rohingya

UN: Rohingya face 'unimaginable' atrocities

United Nations secretary-general says as many as 200,000 Rohingya need to be relocated due to monsoon rain threat.

Inside Story

Will the Rohingya ever get to go home?

The chief of the International Committee of the Red Cross doubts Myanmar repatriation.

Rohingya

Myanmar army officials accused of Rohingya atrocities

Amnesty International identifies 13 army officials for alleged role in crimes against humanity targeting Rohingya.

Asia Pacific

Myanmar fires general involved in Rohingya crackdown

Major General Maung Maung Soe, who is already under US sanctions, led the brutal military offensive against Rohingya.

General involved in Rohingya crackdown fired after EU sanctions

Myanmar

ICC gives Myanmar deadline over Rohingya case jurisdiction

ICC gives Myanmar until July 27 to respond to a request on whether it should exercise jurisdiction over alleged crimes.

ICC gives Myanmar deadline over Rohingya case jurisdiction