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    Myanmar army tries to discredit Rohingya abuse confessions

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 08:22pm on September 10, 2020

    Myanmar’s military has sought to undermine the confessions of two soldiers who said they were ordered to ‘exterminate’ Rohingya Muslims before taking part in the...

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    Election campaign begins in Myanmar amid COVID-19 pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon, Myanmar | Updated at 12:31pm on September 08, 2020

    Myanmar’s election campaign began Tuesday with Aung San Suu Kyi’s party tipped for victory, with the Nobel laureate much loved at home despite her reputation...

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    Rohingya arrested at sea shunted back to Myanmar camps

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:39am on September 04, 2020

    Myanmar has returned dozens of Rohingya to camps in conflict-wracked Rakhine state, officials said Thursday, after arresting them at sea as they tried to flee...

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    Three million in Myanmar’s Rakhine in coronavirus lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 09:43am on August 27, 2020

    A lockdown in Myanmar’s conflict-stricken Rakhine was expanded late Wednesday to the entire state, halting the movement of more than three million people as the...

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    3m in Rakhine under coronavirus lockdown

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:57am on August 27, 2020

    A lockdown in Myanmar’s conflict-stricken Rakhine was expanded late Wednesday to the entire state, halting the movement of more than three million people as the...

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    Myanmar bars Rohingya candidate from election

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 04:41pm on August 12, 2020

    A Rohingya Muslim has been barred from standing in Myanmar’s upcoming election, in a decision decried by rights groups as discriminatory and a symptom of...

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    Myanmar to probe deaths of two teens at juvenile centre

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 11:41pm on August 09, 2020

    Authorities said Sunday they would investigate the deaths of two teenagers at a Myanmar juvenile centre after the family of one victim alleged abuse, in...

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    Myanmar to probe deaths of two teens at juvenile centre

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 11:41pm on August 09, 2020

    Authorities said Sunday they would investigate the deaths of two teenagers at a Myanmar juvenile centre after the family of one victim alleged abuse, in...

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    Myanmar questioning sex education in textbook

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon, Myanmar | Updated at 10:30am on July 09, 2020

    Unchaperoned teens, gay partners and sex workers – fictional characters in a new curriculum for Myanmar schools are causing a real-world tussle over morality in...

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    Myanmar finds soldiers guilty in Rohingya atrocities court martial

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 05:52pm on June 30, 2020

    Three Myanmar military officers were found guilty by a court martial investigating atrocities against Rohingya Muslims in conflict-ridden Rakhine state, the army announced Tuesday...

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