Asia

Rohingya refugees hesitant to return to Myanmar

With no guarantee of what will happen when they get there, no one has so far agreed to return.

Myanmar

UN panel condemns Myanmar army's sexual violence against Rohingya

UN investigators say the scale of sexual violence against the Rohingya shows 'genocidal intent'.

UN panel condemns Myanmar army's sexual violence against Rohingya

Bangladesh

Rohingya in Bangladesh refuse repatriation to Myanmar

Fresh push to repatriate Rohingya refugees to Myanmar fails amid demands of safety and full citizenship.

Empty buses in Bangladesh as no Rohingya turn up for repatriation

Rohingya

'Conditions here are inhumane': Rohingya in Bangladeshi camps

More than 700,000 refugees from Myanmar face dire conditions at Cox's Bazar camp two years after they fled violence.

'Conditions here are inhumane': Rohingya in Bangladeshi camps

Rohingya

Bangladesh seeks to repatriate 3,000 Rohingya to Myanmar

Joint exercise led by the UNHCR to determine if Rohingya refugees will accept Myanmar's offer to return home.

Bangladesh seeks to repatriate 3,000 Rohingya to Myanmar

Myanmar

Ambulance driver killed in Myanmar as army battles rebels

An ambulance from a local philanthropy group came under attack on Saturday.

Ambulance driver killed in Myanmar as army battles rebels

Asia Pacific

Myanmar rebels kill over a dozen in attack in Shan state

Northern Alliance rebels claim responsibility for deadly attack on elite military college and other government targets.

Myanmar rebels kill over a dozen in attack in Shan state

Asia Pacific

Armed fighters carry out deadly attack at Myanmar army college

At least one person killed as military forces continue to fend off an alliance of ethnic fighters in western Shan state.

Armed fighters carry out deadly attack at Myanmar army college

AJ Impact

New report: Proposed Myanmar dam could displace thousands

Some worry that despite financial and social costs, much of the electricity proposed dam will generate will be exported.

New report: Proposed Myanmar dam could displace thousands

Myanmar

Death toll in Myanmar landslide jumps to 61

More than two dozen homes were destroyed by the cascade of mud, displacing more than 150 villagers.

Death toll in Myanmar landslide rises as rescue efforts continue

Myanmar

Myanmar landslide kills dozens, many more feared missing

At least 41 people killed after a deluge of mud descends on village in Myanmar's eastern Mon state.

Myanmar landslide kills dozens, many more feared missing

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

Opinion

How ethnonationalists use the UNESCO World Heritage label

Myanmar, India and China have all pursued UNESCO World Heritage status for sites of mass victimisation of minorities.

Azeezah Kanji

by Azeezah Kanji

Azeezah Kanji

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