4 days ago
Human Rights Watch has accused authorities of fomenting an organized campaign of "ethnic cleansing" against the Muslims in Rakhine State, which the government has denied.----GOAL: Expedite...
125 days ago
Mauer was due to make a brief trip Thursday to western Rakhine state, which has been torn since last June by ethnic and sectarian violence that has driven more than 100,000 people from their homes.
143 days ago
"---The unrest in Rakhine state was triggered by the rape and murder of a Buddhist woman in late May, allegedly by three Rohingya men.
148 days ago
The U.N. General Assembly has unanimously adopted a resolution welcoming positive changes in Myanmar but expressing serious concern at an upsurge of sectarian violence between Muslims and...
165 days ago
She called on the government to promote reconciliation in Rakhine State, where antagonism between the Buddhist Rakine and Muslim Rohingya communities burst into deadly ethnic violence this year.
176 days ago
Across western Myanmar's Rakhine state, the United Nations is distributing emergency supplies of food and shelter to terrified refugees who have fled burning homes.