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    Myanmar army, government aim to silence independent journalism - UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 10:54am on September 12, 2018

    Military and government officials in Myanmar have waged a ‘political campaign’ to quash independent journalism, arresting and prosecuting many through the use of vague and...

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    Myanmar army had genocidal intent: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on August 28, 2018

    Myanmar’s military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with ‘genocidal intent’ and the commander-in-chief and five generals should be prosecuted for...

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    Rohingya report more violence, persecution in Myanmar

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on July 20, 2018

    Muslim Rohingya refugees reaching Bangladesh say violence, including torture, persists against them in Myanmar and the overall environment remains ‘menacing’ for ethnic and religious minorities,...

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    Rohingyas still fleeing violence in Myanmar: UN rights chief

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on July 06, 2018

    Muslim Rohingyas continue to flee Myanmar’s Rakhine state, many testifying about violence, persecution, killings and burning of their homes by soldiers and Buddhists, the United...

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    US candidate loses IOM race

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 11:27pm on June 29, 2018

    Ken Isaacs, the US nominee to lead the UN migration agency, was knocked out of the race on Friday after coming third behind Portugal’s Antonio...

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    America’s poor becoming more destitute under Trump: UN expert

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:05am on June 03, 2018

    Poverty in the United States is extensive and is deepening under the Trump administration whose policies seem aimed at removing the safety net from millions...

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    UN, Myanmar agree outline

    Reuters . Geneva/Yangon | Updated at 01:20am on June 01, 2018

    The United Nations said on Thursday it had struck a deal with Myanmar aimed at eventually allowing hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims sheltering in...

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    Maldives rejects UN body’s call to let Nasheed fight election

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:14am on April 17, 2018

    The Maldives rejected a demand by a UN human rights watchdog on Monday that former president Mohamed Nasheed be allowed to stand for office, including...

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    Myanmar worst performing country for aid access: ACAPS

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 12:16am on March 21, 2018

    Myanmar tops a list of countries where the ability of aid groups to reach people in need has worsened in the past six months, the...

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    Rape used as wide-scale weapon in Syria: UN

    Reuters . Geneva | Updated at 02:25am on March 16, 2018

    Syrian government forces and allied militias have raped and sexually assaulted women, girls and men in a campaign to punish opposition communities – acts that...

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