US says Myanmar makes life for Rohingya 'a death sentence'

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Progress in Myanmar's Rakhine State, problems remain: UN official

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Northern Rakhine not safe for refugee return: UNHCR chief

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US urges UN to hold Myanmar military accountable for 'ethnic cleansing'

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Pictured: The brave Rohingya women giving birth in refugee camps

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International Community Fails to See Myanmar for What It Is

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WFP Reiterates Commitment To Supporting Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh

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Refugee repatriation: Myanmar hands over list of 508 Hindus, 750 Muslims to Bangladesh

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508 Hindus among 1st batch of refugee repatriation from Bangladesh: Myanmar

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European MPs expect 'less confrontation, hostility' in coming months

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EU lawmakers visit Bangladesh camps, call for more efforts to help Rohingyas

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508 Hindu refugees cleared for repatriation to Myanmar

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Causes of Rohingya refugee crisis originate in Myanmar; solutions must be found there, Security Council told

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Besieged Rohingya Face 'Crisis Within the Crisis': Deadly Floods

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News in Brief 13 February 2018

X Close news.un.org Progress in Myanmar's Rakhine State, problems remain: UN ...
A Rohingya refugee girl poses for a photo at Balukhali refugee camp in Bangladesh's Ukhia district on Jan. 26, 2018. (Xinhua/AFP) UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- Problems remain in Myanmar's Rakhine State despite progress in certain areas, a UN official told the Security Council on Tuesday.
Progress in Myanmar's Rakhine State, problems remain: UN ...
UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 13 (Xinhua) -- Problems remain in Myanmar's Rakhine State despite progress in certain areas, a UN official told the Security Council on Tuesday. The priorities laid out by UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, which include the end of violence, humanitarian access, and return ...
No progress on aid, refugee return in UN-Myanmar talks | Mizzima
Jeffrey Feltman, the UN under-secretary-general for political affairs, discussed the plight of the 582,000 Rohingyas who have fled an army campaign in Myanmar's Rakhine state since late August. Feltman met with Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and military commander-in-chief General Min Aung Hlaing, and was taken on a plane to fly ...
UNHCR and UNDP urge tangible progress to improve conditions ...
UNHCR and UNDP urge tangible progress to improve conditions in Myanmar's Rakhine State ... of Myanmar, UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, and UNDP, the UN's development agency, are both urging ...
No progress on aid, refugee return in UN-Myanmar talks ...
Jeffrey Feltman, the UN under-secretary-general for political affairs, discussed the plight of the 582,000 Rohingyas who have fled an army campaign in Myanmar's Rakhine state since late August. Feltman met with State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and military chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, and was taken on a plane to fly over Rakhine where ...
Myanmar's other Rakhine problem | Asia Times
Extreme weather? You better get used to it, top UN official says (Jim Pollard) 03-09-2018 19:25. ... Myanmar's other Rakhine problem ... should any sustained program to repatriate Rohingya refugees back to Rakhine state actually begin in the coming months - which is far from guaranteed ...
No progress on aid, refugee return in UN-Myanmar talks
A senior UN official on Tuesday returned empty-handed from five days of talks in Myanmar where he appealed for the safe return of Muslim Rohingyas sheltering in Bangladesh and access for aid workers.
UN envoy: Myanmar′s Rakhine State remains in crisis | Asia ...
UN envoy: Myanmar's Rakhine State remains in crisis. ... 'Tensions and violence between different religious communities is a significant problem in Myanmar' ... They remain inside the camp with ...
UN readies to send experts to Myanmar's Rakhine after ...
By Simon Lewis YANGON (Reuters) - The United Nations is preparing to send teams of experts into Myanmar's Rakhine state to begin work aimed at
Myanmar's problem state | Chatham House
Myanmar's problem state Lying on the border with Bangladesh, with more than 100,000 internally displaced people following bouts of violence in 2012 and 2016, Myanmar's Rakhine State is racked with communal tensions that show no sign of abating.
UN Envoys Want 'Proper' Probe of Atrocities Against Rohingya ...
United Nations Security Council diplomats who visited northern Rakhine state on Tuesday called on Myanmar to conduct what they called a "proper" investigation into atrocities against the ...
UNHCR chief urges unity in Myanmar's Rakhine state
MAUNGDAW, Myanmar - The UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Filippo Grandi, has appealed to communities in Myanmar's restive Rakhine state to unite in the face of fear, mistrust and underdevelopment. On his first official visit to South-East Asia, Grandi met with displaced people, local ...
UN says can't access to Myanmar's Rakhine as Suu Kyi points ...
The Rohingya face both social and official discrimination, and are generally denied citizenship. ... The United Nations as been mostly barred from northern Rakhine State since August last year, when the government accused U.N. agencies of supplying food to Rohingya militants. ... "Little has ...
Rakhine bombings spread Myanmar's ethnic conflict | Asia Times
Rare explosive attacks in Rakhine state capital Sittwe signal an escalation in the already restive region. Menu. ... Rakhine bombings spread Myanmar's ethnic conflict ... Sittwe is also the headquarters of many international aid groups and United Nations officials, and frequently hosts high ...
No progress on aid, refugee return in UN-Myanmar talks
Jeffrey Feltman, the UN under-secretary-general for political affairs, discussed the plight of the 582,000 Rohingyas who have fled an army campaign in Myanmar's Rakhine state since late August.
UN Agencies Call on Myanmar to Improve Conditions in Rakhine ...
Two United Nations agencies on Wednesday urged the Myanmar government to make "tangible progress" in improving conditions in violence-ridden Rakhine state, two months after they signed a ...
Burma - U.S. Department of State | Home Page
More information about Burma is available on the Burma Page and from other Department of State publications and other sources ... for his role in human rights abuses against Rohingya in Rakhine State. Other challenges remain. More progress needs to be made to reduce the military's role in ...
UN team to visit Myanmar's Rakhine state next week, official ...
UN team to visit Myanmar's Rakhine state next week, official says Rohingya refugees gather near their shelters in the "no man's land" behind Myanmar's border in Maungdaw district, Rakhine state ...
2015 Rohingya refugee crisis - Wikipedia
The 2015 Rohingya refugee crisis ... The Rohingya people are a Muslim minority group residing in the western state of Rakhine, Myanmar, ... that they want the Bangladeshi government and international organizations to solve the Rohingya's future while the remain the current camps. The UN refugee ...
Myanmar treatment of Rohingya looks like 'textbook ethnic ...
Top human rights official denounces 'brutal operation' against Muslim minority in Rakhine state. ... the top United Nations human rights official ... Her exact motivations remain opaque ...
What next for Myanmar's Rohingya? - Open Future
One UN official in Rakhine state reports that there is "no meaningful progress in improving relations between the Rakhine and Rohingya communities in the state…if anything, quite the reverse".
A year after the assault on the Rohingya, Myanmar's generals ...
Generals, however, remain defiant, even as sanctions mount and the U.S. State Department and United Nations ready reports that are likely to detail the military's premeditated efforts at ...
Kofi Annan's Contribution to Myanmar's Pressing Rakhine Crisis
The former United Nations secretary-general and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Kofi Annan died on Saturday at the age of 80. Despite his top job at the UN, the Ghanaian is remembered in Myanmar for his involvement in tackling the crisis in Rakhine State in the west of the country, where communal strife ...
Progress in South China Sea feud and Koreas stir ASEAN ...
Concern over rising extremism in the region and the plight of minority Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar's Rakhine state will also be under the spotlight. ... by the progress of the substantive ...
Red Cross Says Life Has Stopped in Myanmar's Rakhine
GENEVA — Life has stopped in its tracks in Myanmar's northern Rakhine State where an estimated 180,000 Rohingya remain, fearful after violence drove 650,000 to flee to Bangladesh, the International Committee of the Red Cross said on Wednesday. Dominik Stillhart, ICRC director of operations ...
Conditions in Myanmar's Rakhine not in place to enable safe ...
"At present, conditions in Myanmar's Rakhine state are not in place to enable safe and sustainable returns.Refugees are still fleeing, and many have suffered violence, rape, and deep psychological harm," Adrian Edwards, a spokesperson for the Office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), told journalists at a regular media briefing in Geneva Friday.
UN readies to send experts to Myanmar's Rakhine after ...
The United Nations is preparing to send teams of experts into Myanmar's Rakhine state to begin work aimed at eventually repatriating Rohingya Muslims who fled violence last year, the regional head ...
Myanmar's Rohingya Panel Head Refutes Criticism by Outgoing ...
It is unclear to what degree the recommendations of the panel, whose official name is the Advisory Board for the Committee for Implementation of the Recommendations on Rakhine State, on these ...
One year on: Meaningful progress needed to end impunity ...
What a realistic solution to Myanmars Rakhine State crisis might look like Myanmar: Restrictions on international aid putting thousands at risk UN Security Council: Refer Myanmar to ICC
MIL-OSI NGOs: One year on: Meaningful progress needed to end ...
MIL-OSI NGOs: One year on: Meaningful progress needed to end impunity, discrimination and segregation in Myanmar's Rakhine State. By MIL OSI ... As the UN Security Council meets in New York to mark one year since nearly 700,000 Rohingya refugees fled to neighboring Bangladesh, International ...