The United States on Saturday called for an end to a mobile internet shutdown in two strife-torn states in Myanmar, saying the cutoff undermines transparency amid clashes between the military and insurgents.
The current and future role of Asean has recently been discussed among academic scholars, political analysts and Asean leaders.
Violence in Rakhine state, involving the Myanmar national armed forces (Tatmadaw) and the outlawed Arakan army has added pressure on Asean to take concrete action to improve the situation in the state.
A Rohingya Muslim armed group denies a report that its members killed scores of Hindu civilians in August last year.
Myanmar’s military assure of “harsh” action against perpetrators of sexual violence.
Many Rohingya have been promised new life in India but then tricked into bonded labour and long to return to Myanmar.
Chevron files a shareholder resolution that would end operations in Myanmar over the crackdown on Rohingya.
Singapore’s foreign minister warns against religious militancy spread in the Asean region.
Sujauddin Karimuddin knows what it’s like to have to leave Rakhine. He said that in 1995 he also fled with his family.
Searchers find 17 more bodies in mass graves in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, a day after the bodies of 28 Hindu villagers were exhumed.
Myanmar says it is negotiating with China and Russia to ensure they block any UN Security Council censure over the recent violence.
Thousands of Rohingya cross into Bangladesh since Myanmar announced a military build-up in Rakhine state earlier this month.