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(File) A woman wearing Thanakha, a yellowish-white traditional cosmetic paste, on her cheeks carries her child as she casts her vote for by-elections at a polling station of Hlaing Thar Yar township in Yangon, Myanmar, 01 April 2017. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
16 August 2020
Human Rights Watch says the Union Election Commission should amend rules governing...
24 July 2020
Human Rights Watch (HRW) on Thursday urged the Japanese government to drop a plan to...
Rohingya refugees gather behind a barbed-wire fence in the “no-man’s land” border zone between Myanmar and Bangladesh, April 25, 2018. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/AFP
21 July 2020
Myanmar has failed to undertake meaningful reforms to bring its many rights-violating...
(File) In this handout aerial photo taken on June 19, 2019 and released on October 21 by Mukta Dinwiddie MacLaren Architects shows buildings intended to accomodate members of the Rohingya refugee community on the silt islet Bhashan Char in the Bay of Bengal. Photo: AFP
12 July 2020
Human Rights Watch says Bangladesh authorities should immediately move over 300 Rohingya...
Myanmar's Rakhine state has been suffering from long-running conflict (AFP Photo/Richard SARGENT)
22 June 2020
The internet shutdown in Myanmar's conflict-ridden northwest, described by rights groups...
A Rohingya man and his mother watch a movie clip on their mobile phone at the Thet Kel Pyin muslim refugees camp in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
21 June 2020
The Myanmar government should immediately lift all internet restrictions in eight...
This handout satellite image from Planet Labs taken on May 16, 2020 and released by Human Rights Watch on May 26, 2020 shows Let Kar village in Myanmar's Rakhine State before 200 buildings in the village are believed to have been destroyed by fire (AFP Photo/Handout)
27 May 2020
At least 200 houses and other buildings were destroyed by fire in a conflict-ridden state...
This handout photo taken and released on April 5, 2020 by the Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency shows a wooden boat carrying suspected Rohingya migrants detained in Malaysian territorial waters off the island of Langkawi. Photo: AFP
19 April 2020
An international rights group is calling on the Malaysian government to take in asylum...
Voice of Myanmar (VOM) editor-in-chief Nay Myo Lin (C) sits in a vehicle as he is escorted from his home by the police to court in Mandalay on March 31, 2020. Photo: Zaw Zaw/AFP
04 April 2020
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has called on the Myanmar authorities to immediately drop all...
Rakhine ethnic elderly women who fled from an area struck by conflict between the Myanmar military and Arakan Army, sort small mussels at the Yan Aung Myay temporary camps in Buthidaung township, Rakhine State, Myanmar. Photo: EPA
07 March 2020
International rights group Human Rights Watch this week warned about a worsening...
Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. Photo: EPA
08 December 2019
Human Rights Watch (HRW) has issued a “Questions and Answers” document to explain the...
Photo: Thura/Mizzima
03 November 2019
Human Rights Watch is calling for the Myanmar authorities to immediately quash the...

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