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Agence France-Presse . Yangon

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    Extra charges dropped against journalists jailed

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 02:06am on December 27, 2017

    Foreign and local journalists jailed for flying a drone near Myanmar’s parliament could be released from prison in early January after police dropped additional charges...

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    Myanmar investigating mass grave in Rakhine

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on December 20, 2017

    Myanmar’s army says it is investigating a mass grave found in a village in northern Rakhine state, a region where the UN has accused troops...

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    New villages destroyed after deal: HRW

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on December 19, 2017

    Myanmar’s army burned down dozens of Rohingya homes within days of signing a refugee repatriation deal with Bangladesh, showing the agreement was a mere ‘public...

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    6,700 Rohingya killed in first month of Myanmar violence: MSF

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on December 15, 2017

    At least 6,700 Rohingya Muslims were killed in the first month of a Myanmar army crackdown on rebels in Rakhine state that began in late...

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    Aid groups vow to boycott new Myanmar camps

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:14am on December 10, 2017

    Global aid groups on Saturday warned Myanmar they would boycott any new camps for Rohingya returnees to Rakhine state, saying refugees must be allowed to settle...

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    ICG sees a grave security risk

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:28am on December 08, 2017

    Prolonged displacement of Rohingya refugees in squalid Bangladeshi camps poses a ‘grave security risk’, conflict analysts ICG warned Thursday, raising the spectre of militants recruiting...

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    Anger in Myanmar social media as Pope pronounces ‘Rohingya’

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 01:25am on December 04, 2017

    Pope Francis’s embrace of the Rohingya during a trip to Bangladesh has sparked some angry comment on social media in Myanmar, where just days earlier...

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    Buddhist nationalism burns as Pope visits Myanmar

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on November 25, 2017

    A fiery brand of Buddhist nationalism is burning brighter than ever as Myanmar braces for its first ever papal visit, posing a challenge to the...

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    Amnesty accuses Myanmar of imposing ‘apartheid’ on Rohingya

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on November 22, 2017

    Myanmar’s suffocating controls over its Rohingya population amount to ‘apartheid’, Amnesty International said Tuesday in a probe into the root causes of a crisis that...

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    Rohingya’s return depends on ‘real Myanmar citizens’: army

    Agence France-Presse . Yangon | Updated at 12:05am on November 17, 2017

    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...

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