YANGON (Reuters) - Myanmar's strongest ethnic armed group is set for its biggest leadership shake-up in a quarter century, senior sources told Reuters, raising the prospect of a period of instability.. Reuters India
[Bangladesh], Jan. 15 (ANI): In a letter to Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has conveyed that Naypyidaw wants to address the Rohingya issue and Sify Also reported by •ANI News
The interim report of a commission set up by the government in Myanmar and chaired by the country’s Vice-President has found no evidence of genocide against Rohingya Muslims.
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Footage of Myanmar security forces hitting and kicking a Rohingya villager has sparked concern for the people, and criticism of leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Video via Fairfax. Source: Huffington Post Australia -
There is a storm over a police video that has appeared on social media in Myanmar.
At least four officers have been detained by over footage that appears to show police beating members of the.. Source: euronews (in English) -
In a letter published on Thursday, 23 human rights supporters "are calling on the United Nations Security Council to intervene to end "ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity" in western Myanmar.".. Source: Wochit News -
Talks between the neighbours are complicated by the fact that as many as 500,000 Rohingya who fled to Bangladesh during decades of persecution in Myanmar are not recognised as citizens there either. DNA Also reported by •Reuters India
The violence in Rakhine State has renewed international criticism that Aung San Suu Kyi has done too little to help members of the Muslim minority, who are denied citizenship in predominantly Buddhist.. DNA
By Antoni Slodkowski and Yimou Lee | PANGSAN, Myanmar PANGSAN, Myanmar China is extending its sway over an autonomous enclave run by Myanmar's most powerful ethnic armed group, sources in the region.. Firstpost Also reported by •Reuters India
*Ethnic Kachin rebels long at war with Myanmar troops say the government has only escalated fighting since Aung San Suu Kyi took over as leader, crushing the hopes that had led many ethnic minorities.. Deccan Herald
By Wa Lone and Simon Lewis | YANGON YANGON Before entering the courthouse in the capital of eastern Myanmar's Shan State, Maw Maw Oo said it was ominous that several blue police vans were already.. Firstpost
YE BU, Myanmar (Reuters) - Maw Maw Oo discreetly pushed the "record" button on her smartphone as the state ministers from Aung San Suu Kyi's months-old civilian government started talking. Reuters India
By Simon Lewis | YANGON YANGON A group of Rohingya Muslims that attacked Myanmar border guards in October is headed by people with links to Saudi Arabia and Pakistan, the International Crisis Group.. Firstpost
The UN has urged Myanmar`s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to visit the north of Rakhine state, where the army is accused of carrying out a brutal crackdown on the Muslim Rohingya minority. Zee News Also reported by •IndiaTimes