Myanmar

UN fears up to 30 Rohingya dead in Myanmar army attack

UN says it has unconfirmed reports suggesting that as many as 30 people may have been killed in Rakhine state attack.

UN: Recent Myanmar army attack may have killed dozens of Rohingya

Asia Pacific

Myanmar: UN 'disturbed' over attacks against civilians in Rakhine

Recent fighting between Myanmar military and Arakan Army in western state has displaced over 20,000 civilians, UN says.

Myanmar: UN 'disturbed' over attacks against civilians in Rakhine

Myanmar

Nowhere to go: Myanmar farmers under siege from land law

The Myanmar government has tightened a law on so-called 'vacant, fallow and virgin' land, and farmers are at risk.

Nowhere to go: Myanmar farmers under siege from land law

Myanmar

Ethnic minorities across Myanmar protest against Aung San statues

Critics say monuments of revolutionary hero are a symbol of policies that marginalise the country's ethnic minorities.

Ethnic minorities across Myanmar protest against Aung San statues

Myanmar

'Naming and shaming' Myanmar army's business buddies

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

Music

'Scream for human rights': Punks, monks and politics in Myanmar

Kyaw Kyaw and the Rebel Riot Band use music to stand up against oppression and anti-Muslim hate speech in Myanmar.

'Scream for human rights': Punks, monks and politics in Myanmar

Myanmar

Myanmar court jails Rakhine leader for 20 years on treason charge

Aye Maung was sentenced for his so-called inflammatory speech in January 2018, a day before the deadly riots broke out.

Myanmar court jails Rakhine leader for 20 years on treason charge

Special series

An Unholy Alliance: Monks and the Military in Myanmar

Is the joining of forces between radical Buddhist monks and generals threatening Myanmar's young and fragile democracy?

Bangladesh

Rohingya 'tusk force' keeps refugees safe from deadly elephants

Volunteers teach people how to behave with elephants used to migrating through forest that now hosts refugee camps.

Rohingya 'tusk force' keeps refugees safe from deadly elephants

Asia

Myanmar land reform: Calls for new law to be scrapped

Karen state farmers speak to Al Jazeera about losing their land.

Myanmar land reform: Calls for new law to be scrapped

101 East

Asylum In America

We follow the journey of two refugees from a detention centre on Manus Island to their new homes in the US and Canada.

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