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  • Two Reuters journalists were detained in Myanmar in December after reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims.

    Two Reuters journalists, who were detained in Myanmar in December after reporting on a massacre of Rohingya Muslims, have been awarded a jail term of seven years for violating a state secrets act.

     
    LAST UPDATE : Sep 03, 2018, 7:17 AM EDT
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  • Myanmar's de factor leader Aung San Suu Kyi has repeatedly defended the army over Rohingya crisis.

    In an interview, outgoing U.N. human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad al Hussein said that Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi should have stepped down over the mass killings of Rohingyas by the Burmese army.

    LAST UPDATE : Aug 30, 2018, 7:10 AM EDT
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  • (Source: European Commission DG ECHO/flickr)

    In a strongly worded speech, Nikki Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the U.N., slammed Myanmar’s military for running a “brutal and sustained” campaign to cleanse the country of Rohingya Muslims.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 29, 2017, 6:07 AM EDT
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  • (Source: AK Rockefeller/flickr)

    The International Organization for Migration's Director-General William Lacy Swing said that he was “shocked and concerned,” as damning reports of sexual abuse of Rohingya women continue to emerge from Myanmar.

    LAST UPDATE : Sep 28, 2017, 5:59 AM EDT
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