Jeremy Hunt calls for the perpetrators of atrocities against the Muslim group to be brought to justice.
Ngar Min Swe gets seven years in prison and a 100,000-kyat fine for breaking a sedition law.
Engagement with Myanmar’s army without structural reforms is ‘indefensible’ in the wake of the brutal Rakhine campaign, the UN says.
They recapture 18 of 41 convicts thought to be hiding in the jungle and in nearby villages following a prison break.
The United Wa State Army cracks down on religious institutions to eliminate ‘extremists’ in its autonomous areas.
Myanmar's leader draws fierce criticism for defending the jailing of two Reuters journalists.
Myint Tun, permanent secretary of Myanmar’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, talks about the country’s participation in the upcoming UN General Assembly session.
Former Information Minister Ye Hut discusses the Rohingya issue, media freedom, the military, and the government of State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi.
UN report says Myanmar journalists face “clear choice between self-censorship and the risk of prosecution.”
Leaders from the 10 ethnic armed groups want to meet soon with government and military officials.
Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees, other Myanmar ethnic minorities, and rights groups hail the decision as a positive step.
“I am praying to you for the rescue of my daughters,” a Rohingya mother pleaded in a letter to camp officials.
Ten ethnic armed organizations will discuss their strategy for moving ahead in the peace process.
The talks yield no agreements but represent a 'positive step forward,' one group's spokesman says.
Government will extend work permits for two years for 11,000 foreigners.
The event marks the first time that three militias will sit down with government peace negotiators.
Wa Lone, 32, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 28, were found guilty of breaching a law on state secrets.
The panel’s four members meet with Rakhines, Muslims, Hindus, and Mro in the multiethnic state.
Assistance has been largely cut off to tens of thousands of IDPs for more than seven years.
The collapse of the Swar dam spillway due to heavy rain triggered massive flooding that submerged 82 villages.
Myanmar officials had proposed humanitarian organizations take over relief efforts.
The collapse of the Swar dam spillway in Bago region floods about 60 villages, forcing residents to seek shelter in monasteries and temporary camps.
US says pending State Department report on Rohingya crisis "consistent" with damning survey by U.N. investigators
Isolating the country’s most powerful institution could have harmful results, the government says.
Several Rohingya in Malaysia were arrested and charged over terrorist-related activities, a top policeman says.
Facebook removes accounts of military brass for spreading ethnic and religious hatred.
Rohingya refugees say they would rather die in Bangladesh than return to Myanmar under present conditions.
The People’s Party will field candidates in the 2020 general election.
U.N. agency warns of potential “lost generation” of Rohingya boys and girls.
Myanmar government launched brutal crackdown just days before Feast of Sacrifice, forcing refugees to flee.