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    EU urges Myanmar to protect free speech after arrests of journalists

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 01:30am on July 04, 2017

    The European Union on Monday urged Myanmar to protect journalists from ‘intimidation, arrest or prosecution’ after several cases of reporters running into trouble with the...

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    Myanmar not to allow UN investigators

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:38am on July 01, 2017

    Myanmar will refuse entry to members of a United Nations probe focusing on allegations of killings, rape and torture by security forces against Rohingya Muslims,...

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    Myanmar urged to probe military abuse

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 01:33am on May 28, 2017

    Human rights advocates called on Myanmar to investigate the actions of some of its soldiers on Saturday after footage of people being treated violently by...

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    Myanmar army rejects abuse claims

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:50am on May 24, 2017

    Myanmar’s army on Tuesday rejected allegations of human rights abuses during its crackdown on Rohingya Muslim last year, made by the United Nations in a...

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    Myanmar arrests nationalists accused of stoking tensions with Muslims

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:38am on May 13, 2017

    Myanmar police have arrested two radical Buddhist nationalists and are seeking several more after they clashed with Muslims in the country’s commercial capital Yangon, underscoring...

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    Suu Kyi’s party wins nearly half of Myanmar by-elections

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:51am on April 03, 2017

    Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party won nearly half of the seats contested in by-elections on Sunday, the first vote since it swept to...

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    Rohingya rebel leader challenges Suu Kyi, vows to fight

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:53am on April 02, 2017

    The leader of a Rohingya Muslim insurgency against Myanmar’s security forces said on Friday his group would keep fighting ‘even if a million die’ unless...

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    Myanmar must allow Rohingyas to return home: Kofi Annan panel

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 12:20am on March 17, 2017

    Myanmar should immediately start letting Rohingya Muslims return home and ultimately close rundown camps for the displaced in its western Rakhine state, a panel led...

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    H&M factory in Myanmar damaged in violent labour dispute

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 10:16pm on March 08, 2017

    Workers demanding better conditions and benefits have destroyed the production line of a Chinese-owned factory making clothes for Swedish fashion retailer Hennes & Mauritz, in...

  • Myanmar soldiers injured in clash with militants in Rakhine

    Reuters . Yangon | Updated at 02:23pm on February 19, 2017

    Two members of Myanmar’s security forces were injured in a clash with militants on the troubled Rakhine State border with Bangladesh, Myanmar state counsellor’s office...

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