Myanmar authorities seized more than 10 million meth pills worth $13.3 million over the weekend, police said on Monday, another massive haul in a country widely believed to be the world's largest methamphetamine producer.
The United Nations (UN) has urged Myanmar to implement the recommendations of a panel on the Rohingya crisis that was led by a former UN head, the late Kofi Annan, including ensuring freedom of movement and access to education for children from the persecuted Muslim minority.
The United Nations (UN)’s envoy for Myanmar says the country’s army chief should be prosecuted for committing genocide against minority Rohingya Muslims, many of whom have now fled but face repatriation to the Buddhist-majority state.
Myanmar’s High Court has upheld a seven-year jail term against two Reuters journalists for breaking the Official Secrets Act, while reporting on the killing of Rohingya Muslims by the military in Rakhine state.
One of South Korean largest human rights groups will strip Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi of its 2004 prize because of her "indifference" to the atrocities against the Rohingya minority, organizers said Tuesday.
Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey has come under fire for promoting Myanmar as a tourist destination without mentioning widespread rights abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority in the Southeast Asian country.
The city of Paris will strip Aung San Suu Kyi of her honorary freedom of the French capital over her failure to speak out against a crackdown on Myanmar’s Rohingya minority, the mayor’s spokeswoman said Friday.
Authorities in Myanmar seized a boat carrying 93 people, apparently Rohingya Muslims, fleeing displacement camps in western Myanmar’s Rakhine state and hoping to reach Malaysia, an official said on Tuesday.
Myanmar police shot and injured four Rohingya Muslims on Sunday, after detaining two men accused of smuggling people out of a camp for displaced people in western Rakhine state, a witness and police told Reuters.