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Ten Rohingya Muslim men with their hands bound kneel in Inn Din village, Myanmar on September 1st, 2017. Photograph: Reuters

Myanmar has granted early release to seven soldiers jailed for the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys during a 2017 military crackdown in the (...)

Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo celebrate with their children after being freed freed from Insein prison after a presidential amnesty in Yangon on May 7th. Photograph: Ann Wang/AFP/Getty Images

The biggest obstacle to releasing two imprisoned Reuters reporters in Myanmar last week was not the country’s military, diplomats and others say, but (...)

Detained Myanmar journalist Wa Lone outside a courthouse following his ongoing pre-trial hearing in Yangon on Monday. Photograph:  Myo Kyaw Soe/AFP/Getty Images

A court in Myanmar on Monday charged two jailed Reuters journalists with obtaining secret state documents, moving the landmark press freedom case into(...)

Detained Myanmar journalist Kyaw Soe Oo  is escorted by police to a court   in Yangon on Wednesday. Photograph:  Myo Kyaw Soe/AFP/Getty Images

A judge in Myanmar declared on Wednesday that a witness who said two Reuters reporters accused of possessing state secrets were framed by police was c(...)

Abdu Shakur, whose son Rashid Ahmed was among 10 Rohingya men killed by Myanmar security forces and Buddhist villagers on September 2nd, 2017, holds a family picture at Kutupalong camp in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. Photograph: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

An investigation into the killing of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar prompted a demand from Washington for a credible probe into the bloodshed there and (...)

Ten Rohingya Muslim men with their hands bound kneel as members of the Myanmar security forces stand guard in Inn Din village on September 2nd. The men were then executed and their bodies thrown into a mass grave, a Reuters investigation showed. Photograph: Reuters

Bound together, the 10 Rohingya captives watched their Buddhist neighbours dig a grave. Soon afterwards, on the morning of September 2nd, all 10 lay d(...)

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi has cancelled plans to attend the UN General Assembly. Photograph: Soe Zeya Tun/Reuters.

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi has cancelled plans to attend the UN General Assembly as the country draws international criticism over violence aga(...)

A Rohingya refugee  with her child walks on a muddy path after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Teknaf, Bangladesh, on Thursday. Photograph:  Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Thursday her government was doing its best to protect everyone in the strife-torn state of Rakhine, as the est(...)

A group of Rohingya refugees  from Myanmar  after crossing the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Teknaf, Bangladesh, on Friday. Photograph: Mohammad Ponir Hossain/Reuters

Nearly 400 people have died in fighting that has rocked Myanmar’s northwest for a week, new official data show, making it probably the deadliest bout (...)

A girl carries a water jug in Kutapalong Rohingya refugee camp on February 8th, 2017 in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. The United Nations estimates about 69,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh from Myanmar since October last year after the Burmese army launched a campaign it calls ‘clearance operations’ in response to an attack on border police. Photograph: Allison Joyce/Getty Images

More than 1,000 Rohingya Muslims may have been killed in a Myanmar army crackdown, according to two senior United Nations officials dealing with refug(...)

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