Myanmar military seized weapons from Rohingya before launching deadly crackdown

Map. History of Myanmar conflict

24 September 2018
Myanmar military seized weapons from Rohingya before launching deadly crackdown
Rights group details lead-up to Myanmar military attacks on Rohingya Muslims.
Survivor of Mae Hong Son Plane Crash Dies
[email protected] journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been detained in Myanmar for 218 days
Myanmar police insisted on meeting, gave documents: Reuters reporter
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 39km WNW of Prome, Burma
Another round of Suu Kyi-led peace talks begins in Myanmar in an attempt to bring more ethnic rebel groups into a ceasefire accord
Myanmar court rules that prosecution of Reuters reporters can go to full trial.
Two Reuters reporters accused of breaking Myanmar's draconian secrecy law must face trial, a judge rules, for an offence that carries up to 14 years in jail
Many Rohingya refugees report being pressured by Myanmar authorities to accept a national verification card that says they "need to apply for citizenship" – Zeid Raad al Hussein, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Rohingya continue to flee Myanmar's Rakhine state, with 11,432 arrivals in Bangladesh this year as of mid-June - UN Rights Chief Zeid
It's been raining heavily for hours in Cox's Bazar. The Rohingya refugee population is already extremely vulnerable. Monsoon season rains only make things worse for them.
Myanmar court to rule next week on whether to charge jailed Reuters reporters
"They want justice and a safe return home," says the UN chief, who is visiting Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh, along with the head of the World Bank, Jim Yong-kim
UN chief Antonio Guterres says he heard "unimaginable accounts of killing and rape from Rohingya refugees" taking shelter in vast camps in Bangladesh after fleeing atrocities in Myanmar
UN chief describes the plight of Rohingya refugees as 'a humanitarian and human rights nightmare'
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - 89km NNW of Sop Pong, Thailand
BBC: We managed to join a Myanmar government trip to northern Rakhine state. We see burnt-out Rohingya villages all along our route. We get out of the car to investigate one - but our minder tries to stop us. What happened here? "Something explode(d)" he says @BBCWorld
UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres heading to Bangladesh
Secret U.N.-Myanmar deal on Rohingya offers no guarantees on citizenship
Myanmar has joined China, Syria and South Sudan as being among the countries doing least to tackle human trafficking
2 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.8 - 8km NNW of Nay Pyi Taw, Burma
Nearly a million Rohingya people live here, after they fled Myanmar
2 month ago
Khamenei: HumanRights' violations committed by US across the world, Britain and France's crimes in Africa and Indian subcontinent over decades, and West's tasks in support of ISIS and other militants in Syria, Myanmar, etc. in recent years, expose the lies of bogus advocates of human rights.
Iran's Leader: Events in Syria, Myanmar show Western countries claiming to support human rights are lying
Myanmar ambassador tells UN human rights council that Myanmar cannot work with current UN investigator, saying she lacks independence, and calls for her replacement
2 month ago
UN: No return of Rohingya to Myanmar should take place unless conditions are truly safe
Myanmar fires general in Rohingya crackdown.
3 month ago
Earthquake of magnitude 4.6 - Myanmar
No sign EU is prepared to further ratchet up the pressure swiftly on military in Myanmar. Approach to sanctions is "gradual, reversible," says @FedericaMog. Focus is on protecting the democratic process, she says, and ensuring Bangladesh-Myanmar accord on repatriating Rohingya
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