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It’s been five years since hundreds of thousands of Rohingya fled the brutality of government security forces in Myanmar, ending up in camps in Bangladesh or setting out to sea in hopes of reaching Malaysia or Indonesia. Last week, Indonesia’s…
By John Yang, Sarah Clune Hartman, Azhar Merchant
For years, Facebook, now called Meta, has pushed the narrative that it was a neutral platform in Myanmar that was misused by malicious people and failed to moderate violent and hateful material adequately.
By Barbara Ortutay, Associated Press
A court in military-ruled Myanmar has convicted the country's former leader Aung San Suu Kyi of corruption and sentenced her to five years in prison.
By Grant Peck, Associated Press
Lawyers for Gambia are urging the United Nations’ top court to throw out Myanmar’s preliminary objections that seek to end a case accusing the Southeast Asian nation of genocide against the country's Rohingya minority.
By Mike Corder, Associated Press
Public hearings at the International Court of Justice went ahead Monday amid questions about who should represent Myanmar in the aftermath of the military take-over of the country last year.
By Kira Kay, Jason Maloney
It’s been nearly a year since a military coup rolled back Myanmar’s fragile democratic progress. With few international efforts for help, citizens at home and abroad have soldered on to fight for their rights. Special Correspondent Kira Kay and producer/videographer…
By Nick Schifrin, Layla Quran
The general who led a coup in Myanmar just over 4 months ago criticized foreign interference Wednesday, days after the U.N. General Assembly approved an arms embargo resolution, and as new ethnic militia began fighting his military amid the country's…
By Nick Schifrin, Dan Sagalyn, Layla Quran
Two months ago, the Myanmar military staged a coup and overthrew the civilian government and has since met resulting protests with violence. The conflict is now entering a new stage as militias associated with the country’s ethnic minorities join the…
By Tania Rashid
In another aspect of the ongoing crisis in Myanmar, Rohingya refugees — a Muslim minority group that first fled a bloody crackdown launched by the Myanmar military three years ago — have been forced to live in cramped refugee camps…
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