The state counselor doesn’t acknowledge the violence that Rohingya Muslims have endured at the hands of the Myanmar military.
Hundreds gather to denounce the recommendations of an advisory commission on the causes of unrest in the western state and international 'interference' in the Rohingya crisis.
No Muslims would be left in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, should this “worst case” scenario materialize, IOM official says.
“Inhuman, inhuman” some diplomats muttered as they listened to refugees recount tales of torture.
Students delivering aid to Rakhine meanwhile accuse international media of biased reporting from the region.
Myanmar's Ministry of Foreign Affairs notes the Aug. 25 attacks were launched a day after release of the Commission's report.
Mine explosions killed at least four people in the past few days, Bangladeshi officials said.
Police fire rubber bullets to disperse the crowd of nearly 400, sources say.
U.N.’s human rights chief says evidence points to campaign of ethnic cleansing in Rakhine.
Residents meanwhile say Muslims did not set their own homes on fire.
One fourth of the Muslim population of Myanmar’s Rakhine state has left since Aug. 25.
Interfaith group visit to Rakhine to promote dialogue is met with protests.
Officials in southeastern Bangladesh say refugees have been shot dead, injured in landmine blasts.
Violence comes as leader Aung San Suu Kyi claims 'fake news photographs' are misleading world about the conflict.
The number of new refugees from Myanmar soars past 120,000, U.N. says.
Humanitarian resources are becoming strained under the pressure of new refugee arrivals, U.N. says.
The new death toll suggests fighting is some of the worst seen in the region in years.
More than 27,000 Rohingya have crossed into Bangladesh from Myanmar within the past seven days, diplomatic sources say.
About 18,000 Rohingya crossed into Bangladesh in the last week, the IOM says.
The country’s National Defense and Security Council will hold an emergency meeting on restoring stability and security in the turbulent region.
Clashes between Muslim insurgents and security forces continue in the aftermath of a wave of deadly attacks on police outposts.
Pope Francis tells pilgrims in St. Peter’s Square that he is saddened by new of the persecution of the Muslim minority group.
A militant Rohingya group claims responsibility for the violent raids on 30 police outposts.
A report issued by an advisory commission on Rakhine state recommends a review of the country's Citizenship Law and an end to restrictions on Muslims.
Guerrilla chief slams Myanmar, says group receives no foreign funding.
President Htin Kyaw says he will consider the group’s recommendations for improving the precarious situation in the western state.
The New Mon State Party will decide whether to sign the nationwide cease-fire agreement in the next three months.
A members of the 88 Generation Peace and Open Society Group says it had permission from the state government to enter Sadone.
Aung Ko Htway, who spent nearly a decade as a forced conscript in the Myanmar army, is charged with defaming the military.