Myanmar's military is shelling civilian villages and withholding food in a fresh offensive in Rakhine State. The operation against Arakan Army involves Tatmadaw units who committed past atrocities against Rohingya and in Kachin and n. Shan conflicts
Myanmar forces violating human rights in Rakhine unrest, says Amnesty
Facebook banned the Arakan Army, the Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army, Kachin Independence Army and the Ta'ang National Liberation Army.
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 27km ENE of Yairipok, India
Myanmar army chief @SGMinAungHlaing must be prosecuted for Rohingya 'genocide': U.N. rights envoy
Rohingya refugees protest in Bangladesh protest the mass detentions of Rohingya inside Saudi deportation centres, call for UNHCR to step in as @YangheeLeeSKKU visits the camps.
Myanmar army kills 13 rebels from the Arakan Army in Rakhine clashes: Military spokesman
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 109km WNW of Bhamo, Burma
Myanmar court rejects appeal by @Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo sentenced to 7 years in jail
Yemeni military sources: Iranian-made marching aircraft carrying explosives
Bangladesh Immigration Police has filed a case against the 13 Rohingyas, who were deported by SaudiArabia authorities on Tuesday, for travelling to the kingdom with passports secured through forged documents.
Bangladeshi police has confirmed to BBC Bangla that the 13 detained Rohingya confessed to leaving Bangladesh on passports obtained fake documents. Bangladeshi courts deciding whether to push them back to Saudi Arabia or imprison them in Bangladesh.
Myanmar has called on its military to "launch operations" against ethnic Rakhine rebels behind a deadly attack on four police stations last week, a government spokesman said Monday
The Burmese army will carry out operations against Buddhist Rakhine rebels
Rakhine insurgent group launched attacks on four police outposts near Myanmar's border with Bangladesh, killing 13 policemen and injuring nine others, a spokesman for the Myanmar Army said, as violence in restive northern Rakhine state intensified.
13 Myanmar police killed in attacks by ethnic Rakhine rebels: army
Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 29km SSE of Mawlaik, Burma
Earthquake of magnitude 4.7 - 119km ESE of Khonsa, India
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Resolution on Human Rights in Myanmar passes in full UNGA, 136 for, 8 against, 22 abstentions (but with budget for ground transportation of UN Special Envoy cut in half)
2 year ago
Satellite images show that hundreds of new houses are being built on land where Myanmar's Rohingya once lived and farmed, before their homes were burned and bulldozed. @Reuters investigates: (Image: @DigitalGlobe)
Myanmar Air Force officially inducts new JF-17 fighter jets provided by Pakistan
US House of Representatives passes resolution labelling Myanmar crimes against Rohingya Muslims a 'genocide'
Earthquake of magnitude 5.3 - 109km SE of Tezu, India
Earthquake of magnitude 4.9 - 77km WNW of Pakokku, Burma
calls for immediate suspension of repatriation of Rohingya to Rakhine State. Crimes against humanity are ongoing and 100s of 1000s of remaining Rohingya are in urgent need of protection. Repatriation under these conditions can't be deemed safe.
Pence presses Myanmar's Suu Kyi to pardon Reuters journalists: official
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Amnesty withdraws human rights award from Aung San Suu Kyi.
Earthquake of magnitude 5.2 - 47km SSW of Churachandpur, India
Saudi Arabia to deport scores of Rohingya refugees "against their will" to Bangladesh.
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Said to be JF-17 in Myanmar.