A Buddhist mob goes on the rampage and torches Muslim buildings in Arakan state after a row over a loading bay triggers …
Burma’s quasi-civilian government has been hit by allegations of “ethnic cleansing” and “crimes against humanity” this week as Human Rights Watch released its report into the sectarian violence that ravaged the …
Thirty-two asylum seekers rescued by the Sri Lankan navy say they went without food for 21 days and were forced to throw dozens of dead overboard after their wooden vessel failed at sea
In the wake of bloody sectarian violence last year, more and more Rohingyas are betting what little they still have on a dangerous journey at sea
Despite talk of a cease-fire, the Burmese army is inching steadily toward Laiza, the rebel headquarters of the Kachin Independence Army
Over the past few days, violence between the Arakanese (or Rakhine) and Rohingya communities erupted again in the country’s far west, leaving at least 56 dead, according to an Arakan state official’s estimate.
The dual visit to New York City of Burma’s President Thein Sein and its leading diplomatic icon, Aung San Suu Kyi, comes at a historic moment for a country emerging out of years of isolation
The callous handling of sectarian violence in Arakan reminds us that the country’s transition is far from complete
Dozens were reported killed and thousands of homes destroyed in fires as Muslim-ethnic Rohingya and Buddhist-ethnic Arakanese clashed in western Burma.
Clashes between Muslims and Buddhists in Arakan led to a state of emergency and questions over Burma’s fragile democratic reforms