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TOKYO (Reuters) - Tokyo-based human rights activists on Wednesday decried recent remarks by Japan's ambassador to Yangon, who told local media he did not think the Myanmar military committed genocide on the Rohingya Muslim minority in the country.
YANGON: Myanmar is attracting more and more Chinese tourists to explore the ancient cultural heritage and natural beauty in this neighbouring country. And the figure is expected to hit a record of more than two million Chinese visitors this year.
Yangon: Myanmar is attracting more and more Chinese tourists to explore the ancient cultural heritage and natural beauty in this neighbouring country.
NAYPYITAW: The Independent Commission of Enquiry (ICOE) reported its findings on the Rakhine issue to Myanmar President U Win Myint on Monday (Jan 20). It said while there were crimes committed by the Army but there were never genocidal intent by the soldiers or the government.
YANGON (Reuters) - A government-appointed panel established in Myanmar to probe allegations of abuses in Rakhine state in 2017 that drew global outrage said on Monday they had found no evidence of genocide against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
YANGON: Myanmar's president on Tuesday (Jan 21) called for soldiers to be prosecuted for killing Rohingya civilians during a 2017 military campaign that forced more than 730,000 of the minority to flee to Bangladesh.
THE HAGUE/COX'S BAZAAR, Bangladesh (Reuters) - The International Court of Justice on Thursday ordered Myanmar to take urgent measures to protect its Rohingya population from genocide, a ruling cheered by refugees as their first major legal victory since being forced from their homes.
Myanmar’s treatment of its ethnic minorities and its handling of the crisis in Rakhine state has implications for the entire region.
YANGON/SINGAPORE (Reuters) - From a boat on the Salween River in southeastern Myanmar, Than Zaw Oo pointed to a brown stretch of water he said was once full of lush paddy fields.
YANGON: Myanmar government on Friday (March 13) announced the restriction of mass gatherings and public events including the traditional Thingyan water festival until the end of April, according to an announcement issued by the President's Office.