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8,500 Prisoners Granted Amnesty In Myanmar

8,500 Prisoners Granted Amnesty In Myanmar

🕔14:29, 17.Apr 2018

“I really would like to say many thanks to the president. And I wish he will be successful in his peace process,” Saw War Lay said, referring to government efforts to reach an agreement with all the ethnic minorities to end decades of conflict. “But I am so sad for those prisoners who (are) still inside.”

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Win Myint Sworn In As Myanmar’s New President

Win Myint Sworn In As Myanmar’s New President

🕔14:39, 30.Mar 2018

“As part of the priorities of the union government, amending the constitution is the most fundamental to build the federal democratic government,” Win Myint said in his inaugural speech.

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Thailand Decorates Myanmar’s Army Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing Amid Rohingya Crisis

Thailand Decorates Myanmar’s Army Chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing Amid Rohingya Crisis

🕔14:51, 16.Feb 2018

Myanmar army commander-in-chief Senior General Min Aung Hlaing was granted the Knight Grand Cross (First Class) of the Most Exalted Order of the White Elephant at a ceremony in Bangkok, according to the general’s official website.

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Bill Richardson Resigns From Myanmar’s ‘Whitewash’ Rohingya Crisis Panel

Bill Richardson Resigns From Myanmar’s ‘Whitewash’ Rohingya Crisis Panel

🕔14:24, 25.Jan 2018

“Richardson talked on a topic outside the agenda of the meetings and went beyond the framework,” Zaw Htay said. “We feel sorry for his resignation due to the misunderstanding.” Reporters Wa Lone, 31, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 27, had worked on Reuters coverage of the crisis in Rakhine, from where 688,000 Rohingya have fled an army crackdown on insurgents since late August, according to estimates by the United Nations.

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UN to Myanmar: Grant Aid Agencies Unhindered Access Rohingya Camps

UN to Myanmar: Grant Aid Agencies Unhindered Access Rohingya Camps Updated

🕔00:00, 25.Jan 2018

“How can we go back to Myanmar without anyone guaranteeing our security?” said one Rohingya Muslim in the Bulakhali refugee camp in Bangladesh. The UN says nearly 655,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled Rakhine to Bangladesh since the military launched a new wave of bloody violence last August.

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Ten Rohingya Found in Rakhine Mass Grave ‘Innocent Civilians’ – Rohingya Muslim Insurgents Say

Ten Rohingya Found in Rakhine Mass Grave ‘Innocent Civilians’ – Rohingya Muslim Insurgents Say Updated

🕔12:32, 13.Jan 2018

Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday it was “positive” that the country’s military was taking responsibility for the actions of troops. “It is a new step for our country,” she told a joint news conference with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono in Myanmar’s capital of Naypyitaw.

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Bill Clinton Calls for Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar

Bill Clinton Calls for Release of Reuters Journalists in Myanmar

🕔14:17, 9.Jan 2018

“A free press is critical to a free society – the detention of journalists anywhere is unacceptable. The Reuters journalists being held in Myanmar should be released immediately,” Clinton said in a Twitter post.

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Rohingya Muslim Insurgents Vows to Fight Myanmar State-Sponsored Terrorism to Defend Rohingya Community

Rohingya Muslim Insurgents Vows to Fight Myanmar State-Sponsored Terrorism to Defend Rohingya Community

🕔09:34, 7.Jan 2018

Rohingya Muslim insurgents said on Sunday they have no option but to fight what they called Myanmar state-sponsored terrorism to defend the Rohingya community, and they demanded that the Rohingya be consulted on all decisions affecting their future.

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Aung San Suu Kyi Biography and Profile

Aung San Suu Kyi Biography and Profile

🕔18:21, 27.Dec 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi is the state counsellor of Myanmar and winner of the 1991 Nobel Prize for Peace. Born in Yangon, Myanmar, in 1945, Aung San Suu Kyi spent much of her early adult years abroad before returning home and becoming an activist against the brutal rule of dictator U Ne Win.

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