Rakhine crisis

Residential and commercial buildings by the river banks as boats sail across the Yangon River. Photo: Sai Aung Main/AFP
25 September 2019
Myanmar's economy is forecast to expand to 6.4% in 2018-19, before picking up to 6.8% in...
Ursula Mueller (C), Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief Coordinator of the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), visits the Dar Pyi internally displacepersons (IDP) in Sittwe, Rakhine State, Myanmar, 13 May 2019. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA
14 May 2019
The U.N. Assistant Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Deputy Emergency Relief...
Mrauk-U, an ancient city in northern Rakhine State. Photo: Mizzima
06 April 2019
As soon as one hears the words Rakhine State, he will certainly and instantly see in his...
Bodies of policemen, killed in a militant attack, are covered at the Yoetayoke police station, near Sittwe in Rakhine State on March 10, 2019. Photo: AFP
12 March 2019
A woman widowed in the latest deadly attack by ethnic Rakhine rebels called on the army...
A Myanmar soldier stands guard on the rail track that between the Muslims area and Rakhine area near the Min Gan quarter in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
02 March 2019
The wife of a Myanmar military officer was killed by a pipe bomb as they moved into a new...
(File) Myanmar soldiers, arriving back from the unrest area in Rakhine state, march in Sittwe city, capital of Rakhine State, Myanmar, 31 October 2012. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
11 February 2019
The U.N. refugee agency says it is worried by reports of people fleeing escalating...
United States Vice President Mike Pence (R) meets Myanmar's State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (L) during their bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the 33rd Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit and Related meetings in Singapore, 14 November 2018. Photo: EPA
15 November 2018
The violence which drove 700,000 Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar into Bangladesh was "...
British Ambassador Daniel Chugg. Photo: Thet Ko for Mizzima
19 October 2018
Mizzima TV Editor Myo Thant recently sat down with the new British Ambassador Mr Daniel...
Photo: Myanmar State Counsellor Office
09 October 2018
Embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi vowed Monday to increase transparency over her...
Canada lawmakers declare Rakhine killings ‘genocide’
21 September 2018
Canadian lawmakers on Thursday unanimously voted to declare Myanmar's military operations...
(File) Smoke and flames rise from the Gawdu Thara village in Maungdaw township, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 07 September 2017. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
20 September 2018
The government has said that the Rakhine crisis must be resolved with a new perspective...
Britain's Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt arrives at the Association for Assistance of Political Prisoners (AAPP) Museum in Yangon on the first of a two-day visit to Myanmar, 19 September 2018. Photo: Ye Aung Thu/Pool/EPA
20 September 2018
British foreign minister Jeremy Hunt arrived in Myanmar on Wednesday for a busy two-day...

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