February 02, 2021 2:28 am
Myanmar has been a Western democracy promotion project for decades and had been a symbol of some success. But over the past several years, there have been growing concerns about its backsliding into authoritarianism.
December 27, 2020 12:24 pm
Bangladesh says it is transferring only people who are willing to go and the move will ease chronic overcrowding in camps that are home to more than 1 million Rohingya.
September 12, 2020 10:58 am
The Myanmar military, now facing charges of genocide, said it was conducting “clearance operations” targeting militants.
September 10, 2020 6:21 pm
The human rights group is urging Myanmar's government "to break the link between the armed forces and the economy" and companies that partner with the company, known as MEHL, to cut ties that may be helping to finance such activities, including atrocities against Myanmar's Muslim Rohingya minority.
September 09, 2020 9:17 pm
The two soldiers’ video testimony, recorded by a rebel militia, is the first time that members of the Tatmadaw, as Myanmar’s military is known, have openly confessed to taking part in what U.N. officials say was a genocidal campaign against the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority.
January 23, 2020 8:40 pm
The ruling of the court is binding on Myanmar, and cannot be appealed. However, no means are available to the court to enforce it.
January 23, 2020 3:49 pm
The United Nations' highest court was hearing a case brought by the African nation of Gambia on behalf of Muslim nations that accuse Myanmar of holding a genocidal campaign against the country's Rohingya Muslims in violation of a 1948 convention.
January 11, 2020 3:09 am
The petition came up before a bench headed by Chief Justice of India S A Bobde. The bench fixed March 18 as the date of hearing.
December 10, 2019 8:58 pm
Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a Nobel Peace laureate, looked on impassively as the alleged atrocities were detailed at the beginning of three days of hearings in The Hague instituted by Gambia against Buddhist-majority Myanmar in November.
July 16, 2019 12:14 pm
The arrested duo would be produced at a local court Tuesday. Rohingya use the Tripura corridor of the India-Bangladesh border to enter India from the neighboring country, BSF officials said.
June 22, 2020 6:25 pm
The Indian Express visited four Rohingya refugee camps, two in New Delhi and two more in Haryana. Somya Lakhani tells the story of lives that are stripped of basic dignity.