TEHRAN, May 14 - The world must cut off financial and other support for Myanmar's armed forces, a U.N. fact-finding mission said on Tuesday, repeating a call for top generals to be prosecuted for abuses against the Rohingya Muslim minority.
News ID: 39328 Publish Date : 2019/05/14
TEHRAN, May 02 -Myanmar security forces have shot dead at least six people and detained nearly 300 others in the troubled western state of Rakhine amid the ongoing fighting between the army and ethnic rebels.
News ID: 38745 Publish Date : 2019/05/02
TEHRAN, Apr 23 -Myanmar’s top court has upheld seven-year jail sentences for two Reuters journalists who had been reporting the massacre of Rohingya Muslims by the country’s military and Buddhist mobs, despite a testimony by one police official that the two were set up.
News ID: 38313 Publish Date : 2019/04/23
TEHRAN, Feb 27 - Thousands of people rallied in Myanmar’s commercial capital on Wednesday in support of constitutional reform, amid mounting tension between the ruling party and the military over changes to the charter that enshrines the army’s role in politics.
News ID: 35996 Publish Date : 2019/02/27
TEHRAN, Jan 24 - The UN says new government curbs on aid activities are affecting at least 50,000 people in Myanmar’s beleaguered Rakhine state, where persecuted Rohingya Muslims are mainly based.
News ID: 34507 Publish Date : 2019/01/24
TEHRAN, December 24 - A Myanmar court has heard arguments in the appeal of two Reuters reporters sentenced to seven years in jail on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act.
News ID: 33274 Publish Date : 2018/12/24
TEHRAN, December 20 - Myanmar forces are conducting new "clearance operations" in northern Rakhine state where thousands of Rohingya Muslims have been languishing in internal displacement camps.
News ID: 33115 Publish Date : 2018/12/21
TEHRAN, December 15 - Myanmar's president has turned a blind eye to widespread atrocities perpetrated against the Rohingya Muslims, describing the current year as “auspicious” for Rakhine state, the epicenter of the Rohingya crisis.
News ID: 32870 Publish Date : 2018/12/15
TEHRAN, November 16 - Myanmar's immigration authorities have arrested 106 Rohingya Muslims who were heading to Malaysia.
News ID: 31630 Publish Date : 2018/11/16
TEHRAN, October 31 -Jahangir Mohammed, director of the Center for Muslim Affairs, told Press TV on Wednesday that the United Nations’ expectation from the Myanmar government to pave the way for the safe return of Rohingya Muslims to their homeland is not realistic.
News ID: 30903 Publish Date : 2018/10/31
TEHRAN, October 05 -The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has expressed deep concern over the fate of seven Rohingya Muslim men deported from India to Myanmar despite warnings they could face persecution in their country of origin.
News ID: 29751 Publish Date : 2018/10/05
TEHRAN, October 02 -The foreign ministers of Southeast Asian nations have called on Myanmar to probe state-sponsored atrocities against Rohingya Muslims.
News ID: 29587 Publish Date : 2018/10/02
TEHRAN, September 19 - British Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt will arrive in Myanmar on Wednesday for a two-day visit during which he will have talks with the country’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi, the Foreign Office said.
News ID: 29020 Publish Date : 2018/09/19
TEHRAN, September 12 -The United Nations has begun assessment of conditions in Myanmar's Rakhine state after it was finally given permission to operate there for the first time since violence escalated last year and forced more than 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to neighboring Bangladesh.
News ID: 28744 Publish Date : 2018/09/12
TEHRAN, September 06 - The International Criminal Court says it has jurisdiction to probe the forced deportations of Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar to neighboring Bangladesh as a possible crime against humanity.
News ID: 28481 Publish Date : 2018/09/06
TEHRAN, August 29 -Monsoon rains caused a central Myanmar dam to overflow early Wednesday, inundating about 100 villages and blocking the country's biggest highway, a government official said.
News ID: 28136 Publish Date : 2018/08/29
TEHRAN, August 27 -The European Union's executive in Brussels will hold a meeting this week with the authors of a UN report that called for prosecution of Myanmar's army chief and five other top military commanders for genocide against the country’s Rohingya Muslim minority.
News ID: 28024 Publish Date : 2018/08/27
TEHRAN, August 18 -The United States has imposed sanctions against four Myanmar military and police commanders and two army units responsible for the atrocities against minority Rohingya Muslims in the Buddhist-majority country.
News ID: 27568 Publish Date : 2018/08/18
TEHRAN, July 30 -Monsoon floods in Myanmar have killed at least 11 people and forced more than 100,000 to flee their homes, government officials say, as rescue workers ferry stranded residents to safety by boat.
News ID: 26725 Publish Date : 2018/07/30
TEHRAN, May 22 -A British parliamentary committee says the government must support efforts to refer Myanmar’s government to the international criminal court over evidence of state-sanctioned "ethnic cleansing" of Rohingya Muslims in Rakhine state.
News ID: 23255 Publish Date : 2018/05/22