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Kuwait will finance four-year university scholarships for a hundred girls from the Rohingya refugee community in Bangladesh,

Comment: Myanmar's younger generation knows what it's like to enjoy better prospects and freedoms. The generals must return Myanmar to the country they want and deserve, writes Achim Steiner.

Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

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Frontex scandal: Taking the EU's border agency to court

In-depth: A group of lawyers are taking legal action against Frontex over human rights violations, claiming the agency is illegally expelling migrants and asylum seekers from Europe's borders.

Myanmar's Suu Kyi hit with new criminal charge

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi hit with new criminal charge

Aung San Suu Kyi has been hit with a new criminal charge under section 25 of the natural disaster management law.

<em>Myanmar</em> releases Australian couple from house arrest

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Myanmar releases Australian couple from house arrest

An Australian couple was kept on house arrest for two weeks after attempting to board a relief flight out of Myanmar in March.

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Three Rohingya killed in new blaze at Bangladesh camp

The blaze started in a market store at the Kutupalong camp, home to more than 600,000 Rohingya refugees, in the early hours and quickly spread to seven nearby shops.

Azeem Ibrahim

Why the Uighur genocide in China matters

Comment: Given China's increasing power, the international community must act now to ensure that a Uighur genocide does not become become a ...

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Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 520

The civilian death toll in the Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters passed 520.

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Obama's Kenyan Muslim 'beloved grandmother' dies aged 99

Mama Sarah will be buried Tuesday at her home, in line with Islamic traditions.

UK and US sanction military-owned <em>Myanmar</em> conglomerate

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UK and US sanction military-owned Myanmar conglomerate

The Myanmar military "controls significant segments of the country's economy through these holding firms."

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Myanmar junta justifies crackdown, accuses Suu Kyi of graft

At least 261 protesters have been killed since the Burmese military seized power last month.

15 dead in Rohingya camp blaze in Bangladesh: UN

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15 dead in Rohingya camp blaze in Bangladesh: UN

The fire has caused 'catastrophic' damage to the camp in Cox's Bazar and displaced tens of thousands.

Massive fire breaks out at Rohingya refugee camp

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Massive fire breaks out at Rohingya refugee camp

Three people are reportedly dead and hundreds of shelters destroyed after a blaze swept through a Rohingya refugee camp in southern Bangladesh.

BBC journalist detained as junta crackdown triggers Yangon exodus

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BBC journalist detained as junta crackdown triggers Yangon exodus

The BBC said it was "extremely concerned" about Burmese journalist Aung Thura. Much of Yangon has descended into chaos as some residents try to ...

UN list of shame 'overlooks Israeli abuses against children'

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UN list of shame 'overlooks Israeli abuses against children'

At least eight parties to conflicts - including the Israeli military - who had committed violations against children have been excluded from a ...

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Myanmar declares martial law in Yangon townships

Martial law was imposed in two Yangon townships after Myanmar's junta repressed violently demonstrations, leading to the death of at least 18 protestors

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Myanmar 'shadow' parliament urges united opposition to coup

A shadow opposition "parliament" called the Committee for Representing Pyidaungsu Hluttaw (CRPH) urged protestors to continue fighting to end ...

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Three Myanmar protesters killed as hundreds defy junta curfew

The junta has deployed increasing use of force against daily protests since the February 1 coup, with more than 70 people killed according to ...

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Suu Kyi lawyer rejects military graft claims as 'groundless'

Aung San Suu Kyi's lawyer rejected junta allegations of corruption

<em>Myanmar</em> military likely behind 'crimes against humanity': UN expert

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Myanmar military likely behind 'crimes against humanity': UN expert

The UN's top expert on rights in Myanmar said the country's military is likely committing "crimes against humanity" with full knowledge ...

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Lobbyist signs $2m contract to represent Myanmar junta: documents

Israeli-Canadian lobbyist Ari Ben-Menashe and his Montreal-based firm Dickens and Madson signed a contract with the Myanmar military ...

Applicants denied visa under 'Muslim ban' can reapply: US

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Applicants denied visa under 'Muslim ban' can reapply: US

The US travel ban on mostly Muslim-majority and African nationals was lifted by President Joe Biden.

With internet shutdown, Iran seeks to limit protest outcry

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With internet shutdown, Iran seeks to limit protest outcry

Iran has been accused of using the suspension of the internet as a weapon to suppress protests and conceal human rights violations.

India to deport Rohingya Muslim refugees to military-ruled <em>Myanmar</em>

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India to deport Rohingya Muslim refugees to military-ruled Myanmar

Local authorities in Jammu and Kashmir have been instructed to detain and deport Rohingya refugees.

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