US sanctions Myanmar generals over killings of Rohingya

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2019 22:57:03 +0000

WASHINGTON – The United States is hitting four top Myanmar generals, including the country’s commander in chief and his deputy, with sanctions over the mass killings of Rohingya Muslims.

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Myanmar frees soldiers jailed for Rohingya massacre

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 28 May 2019 09:01:22 +0000

Myanmar frees soldiers jailed for Rohingya massacre

YANGON, Myanmar – Seven soldiers jailed for killing a group of Rohingya Muslims have been freed from a Myanmar jail despite serving less time than two reporters imprisoned for exposing the massacre.

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Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2019 03:37:50 +0000

Myanmar court rejects appeal of jailed Reuters reporters

NAYPYITAW, Myanmar – Myanmar’s Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected the final appeal of two Reuters journalists and upheld seven-year prison sentences for their reporting on the military’s brutal crackdown on Rohingya Muslims.

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Myanmar leader pardons 9,500 prisoners but not 2 reporters

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Wed, 17 Apr 2019 11:06:15 +0000

Myanmar leader pardons 9,500 prisoners but not 2 reporters

YANGON, Myanmar  — More than 9,500 prisoners were ordered released Wednesday in Myanmar under a presidential amnesty, but they did not include two Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters.

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UN rights agency condemns combat in Myanmar’s Rakhine state

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Fri, 05 Apr 2019 13:20:00 +0000

UN rights agency condemns combat in Myanmar's Rakhine state

BANGKOK — The main United Nations human rights agency expressed concern Friday about an upsurge in fighting between Myanmar’s army and guerrillas of the Rakhine minority’s Arakan Army, especially attacks on civilians by both sides.

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Bangladesh: We’ll become unable to take new Myanmar refugees

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Fri, 01 Mar 2019 04:48:35 +0000

Bangladesh: We'll become unable to take new Myanmar refugees

Bangladesh’s foreign secretary on Thursday said his country will need to stop accepting more refugees from Myanmar.

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Angelina Jolie urges Myanmar to end violence against Rohingya Muslims

Credit to Author: Dennis Maliwanag| Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 23:13:17 +0000

Angelina Jolie urges Myanmar to end violence against Rohingya Muslims

Angelina Jolie on Tuesday urged Myanmar to show a genuine commitment to ending violence and displacement in its Rakhine state, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled to neighboring Bangladesh for safety.

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