Reuters in Yangon

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20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
Rights groups condemn Myanmar’s Rohingya plan

Human rights groups on Friday condemned a Myanmar government plan that could force thousands of minority Rohingya Muslims into detention camps indefinitely if they do not qualify for citizenship.

Human rights groups on Friday condemned a Myanmar government plan that could force thousands of minority Rohingya Muslims into detention camps indefinitely if they do not qualify for citizenship.

20 Jul 2018 - 2:54PM
21 Nov 2012 - 3:01AM
Myanmar pardons 500 prisoners, dissidents in latest amnesty

Myanmar pardoned more than 500 prisoners on Monday in an amnesty that included political detainees,  a step that could strengthen the state’s growing bonds with Washington.

Myanmar pardoned more than 500 prisoners on Monday in an amnesty that included political detainees,  a step that could strengthen the state’s growing bonds with Washington.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
24 Oct 2012 - 10:00PM
Riot police quell Myanmar mine protest

Riot police fired water and tear gas on Thursday to break up a protest against a vast copper mining project run by the powerful Myanmar military and a Chinese arms manufacturer.

Riot police fired water and tear gas on Thursday to break up a protest against a vast copper mining project run by the powerful Myanmar military and a Chinese arms manufacturer.

18 Jul 2018 - 5:27PM
10 Nov 2012 - 1:01AM
Myanmar to hold peace talks in China with Kachin rebels

The KIA said in a statement the Chinese government “will take a role as a witness and mediate during the meeting” adding that it urged “the Kachin community, our friends and supporters around the world to pray for our leaders.”

The KIA said in a statement the Chinese government “will take a role as a witness and mediate during the meeting” adding that it urged “the Kachin community, our friends and supporters around the world to pray for our leaders.”

3 Feb 2013 - 11:16AM
26 Jul 2013 - 4:55PM