ethnic cleansing

Canada should take in Rohingya refugees: Special envoy

Canada announced targeted sanctions in February against a Myanmar general who led the army crackdown.

published on : 4th April 2018

Senior Myanmar official rejects 'ethnic cleansing' charge against Rohingyas

On Wednesday, UN human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein called for a new body tasked with preparing criminal indictments over atrocities committed in Myanmar.

published on : 9th March 2018

Myanmar army chief urges unity over Rohingya issue

The military says its "clearance operations" in northern Rakhine state are aimed at flushing out Rohingya militants who attacked police posts on August 25. 

published on : 17th September 2017

Rohingyas issue: India hits back at United Nations, High Commissioner for Human Rights' remarks

The UN High Commissioner for Human Rights criticised both Yangon and New Delhi, the latter for seeking to deport Rohingyas who fled to India.

published on : 12th September 2017

Rohingya seemingly face 'ethnic cleansing': United Nations human rights chief

The UN human rights chief condemned he violence and injustice faced by the ethnic Rohingya minority in Myanmar as a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.

published on : 11th September 2017