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Myanmar’s Arakan Army Captures 30 Government Troops, Battalion Commander

Radio Free Asia 2020.03.12 Myanmar government troops are shown in custody with their weapons after their capture by the Arakan Army, March 11, 2020. Screen grab from video Myanmar’s rebel Arakan Army captured 30 government soldiers, including a battalion commander, near the Paletwa township in western Myanmar’s Chin state during heavy fighting this week, the […]

Myanmar Army Says it Will Try Soldiers Over Killings of Rohingya Civilians

RADIO FREE ASIA 2020-02-21 Members of the Myanmar military honor guard take part in a ceremony marking the 73rd National Union Day in Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon, Feb. 12, 2020. AFP The Myanmar military announced Friday that it would investigate and open court-martial proceedings against soldiers accused of killing Rohingya Muslim civilians during a violent […]

Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar will establish an Independent Commission of Enquiry

Republic of the Union of Myanmar Office of the President Announcement 3/2018 2nd Waning of Nayon 1380 ME 31 May 2018 Government of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar will establish an Independent Commission of Enquiry

Cardinal: Rohingya Faced ‘Elements of Ethnic Cleansing’

By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSFEB. 9, 2018, VATICAN CITY — Myanmar’s Catholic cardinal says it’s likely that Rohingya Muslim refugees in Bangladesh won’t ever go home and that “the elements of ethnic cleansing” that drove them out are now apparent. Two months after Pope Francis visited Myanmar and Bangladesh, Cardinal Charles Bo said Friday that even […]

ရခုိင္ ပဋိပကၡအတြင္း ရုိဟင္ဂ်ာ စုစုေပါင္း ၁၁,၃၉၃ ဦး ေသဆုံး MSF ေျပာၾကား

ျမန္မာ လုံၿခဳံေရး တပ္သားေတြက လူနည္းစု ရုိဟင္ဂ်ာ တုိင္းရင္းသားေတြကုိ ပစ္မွတ္ထား ဆန္႔က်င္တုိက္ခုိက္ ခဲ့ရာ ပဌမ သုံးဆယ္တစ္ရက္အတြင္းမွာပင္ ရုိဟင္ဂ်ာ စုစုေပါင္း ၁၁,၃၉၃ ဦး ေသဆုံးခဲ့တယ္လုိ႔ နယ္စည္း မျခားဆရာ၀န္မ်ားအဖြဲ႔ MSF က ဆုိပါတယ္။ The aid organization Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres) has reported the deaths of 11,393 Rohingya people in the first 31 days of fighting against the ethnic minority; 1,713 were children under the age […]

Rohingya can return only if Myanmar’s ‘real citizens’ accept: army

By Afp +1 Soldiers under the command of Myanmar army chief Min Aung Hlaing are accused of commiting widespread atrocities against the Rohingya Rohingya refugees cannot return to Rakhine state until “real Myanmar citizens” are ready to accept them, the country’s army chief said Thursday, casting doubt over government pledges to begin repatriating the persecuted […]

Rohingya Forced into Accepting NV Cards in Myanmar

RB News October 15, 2017 Akyab (Sittwe) — Having forced nearly half a million Rohingyas out of the country and massacred thousands, the Myanmar authorities are now forcing the remaining of them into accepting NV Cards, according to local sources. On October 14 morning, officials from Myanmar fishing department accompanied by many policemen arrived at […]