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    Myanmar Buddhists rally to support military in crimes against Rohingya

    Myanmar’s extremist Buddhists rally in Yangon to voice support for the military’s state-sponsored crackdown campaign against Rohingya Muslims, vowing to “fight back” any international.

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    Myanmar 'unwilling' to probe Rohingya abuse, UN must act: rights envoy

    Myanmar is “unable and unwilling” to investigate its abuses against Rohingya Muslims, a UN rights envoy has said, bolstering calls for the country’s generals to be hauled before an international.

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    Canada revokes Aung San Suu Kyi's honorary citizenship over Rohingya crisis

    Ottawa had given the long-detained democracy advocate and Nobel laureate the rare honour in 2007. But her international reputation has become tarnished by her refusal to call out the atrocities by her nation's.

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    ICC opens probe into Myanmar's treatment of Rohingyas

    The International Criminal Court has opened a preliminary examination into Myanmar's alleged crimes against its Rohingya Muslim minority, including killings, sexual violence and forced deportations.

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    UN rights chief urges new panel for Myanmar prosecutions

    The UN rights chief called Monday for the creation of a new ‘mechanism’ tasked with preparing criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar, amid allegations of genocide.

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    Suu Kyi's image in shreds as Myanmar jails Reuters pair

    The jailing of two Reuters journalists shreds what remains of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi's reputation as a rights champion, critics say, after she failed to come to their defence or speak up.

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    Rohingya crisis: Myanmar jails Reuters reporters for 7 years for breaching state secrets law

    Two Reuters journalists accused of breaching Myanmar's state secrets law during their reporting of a massacre of Rohingya Muslims were jailed for seven years on Monday, drawing outrage over.

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    UN rights chief raps Myanmar's Suu Kyi over anti-Rohingya violence

    Outgoing UN rights chief Zeid Ra’ad al Hussein has excoriated Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi over the military’s anti-Rohingya campaign conducted last year, BBC reported.

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    Myanmar Army chief had 'genocidal intent': UN probe on Rohingya killings

    Myanmar's military carried out mass killings and gang rapes of Muslim Rohingya with "genocidal intent" and the commander-in-chief and five generals should be prosecuted for orchestrating.

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    EU penalises Myanmar generals for Rohingya violations

    The Euro­­­­pean Union imposed sanctions on seven senior military officials from Myanmar on Monday, including the general in charge of an operation accused of driving nea­rly 700,000.

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    Israel, Myanmar sign agreement that allows changing each other's history textbooks

    Israel and Myanmar will be able to edit passages concerning their own history in the other state's textbook after signing an education cooperation agreement on Monday.

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    Muslim nations seek global pressure on Myanmar over Rohingya crisis

    Foreign ministers of Muslim countries yesterday launched a campaign to mobilize international support for action against Myanmar over the Rohingya refugee crisis, officials said.

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    Security Council failed us, says Rohingya lawyer

    The UN Security Council has failed to prevent the Rohingya refugee crisis, and the 15-member body must refer sexual violence and other crimes against the ethnic group to.

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    Myanmar military put on UN blacklist for sexual violence

    A new UN report puts Myanmar’s armed forces on a UN blacklist of government and rebel groups “credibly suspected” of carrying out rapes and other acts of sexual violence.

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    7 Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years over Rohingya killings

    Seven soldiers in Myanmar were sentenced for their part in the extrajudicial killings of 10 Rohingya Muslim men, according to a Facebook post by the army chief late on Tuesday.

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    Myanmar settling Buddhists in ex-Rohingya area

    Myanmar’s government has been shuttling Buddhist nationals to repopulate the north of Rakhine State, which used to be dominated by minority Rohingya Muslims before they were driven out or.

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    Myanmar builds military bases on Rohingya land: Amnesty

    An international rights organization has revealed that Myanmar’s military forces are building army bases in locations where Rohingya Muslims used to live before a campaign of state-sponsored violence.

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    Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi stripped of human rights award

    Myanmar has responded to the stripping of a prestigious human rights award from de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi by claiming the awarding institution was "misled and exploited."

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    Myanmar bulldozes what is left of Rohingya Muslim villages

    First, their villages were burned to the ground. Now, Myanmar’s government is using bulldozers to literally erase them from the earth — in a vast operation rights groups say.

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    Bangladesh pushes plan to put Rohingya on isolated island

    The government in Bangladesh is rapidly pushing a controversial plan to relocate some 100,000 Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar to an isolated and flood-prone island.

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    UN says attacks on Rohingya continue, return to Myanmar still not safe

    Attacks on Rohingya Muslims appear to be continuing in Myanmar and it is not yet safe for the hundreds of thousands living in refugee camps in Bangladesh to begin returning home, a senior United Nations official said.

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    Bangladesh, Myanmar agree on Rohingya return in 2 years

    Bangladesh and Myanmar have agreed to repatriate the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have fled a recent army crackdown in Myanmar within a period of two years.

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    Suu Kyi, army chief could face genocide charges: UN

    Mya­­­n­mar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and head of the armed forces, Gen Aung Min Hlaing, could potentially face genocide charges in the fut­ure, United Nations human rights chief Zeid.

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    40 Rohingya villages in Myanmar burned since October

    40 Rohingya villages in Myanmar's Rakhine State were burned in October and November, analysis of satellite imagery by Human Rights Watch said Monday, bringing the number of villages damaged.

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