EU commits €9 million in humanitarian aid for the most vulnerable families in Myanmar

This article is brought to you in association with the European Commission. The European Commission has announced a new humanitarian aid package worth €9 million to address the needs of families affected by violence in Myanmar, particularly those living in the Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states. This includes €2 million to increase access to safe, quality […]

Human Rights: breaches in Cambodia, Uganda and Myanmar

This article is brought to you in association with the European Parliament. MEPs condemn arrests and trumped-up charges against opposition politicians and journalists in Cambodia, Uganda and Myanmar. Cambodia must drop all charges against opposition politician Kem Sokha Following widespread and systematic repression of the political opposition and electoral rights in Cambodia, the European Parliament urges […]

Zeid calls for ICC probe into Myanmar Rohingya crisis

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. Myanmar should “have some shame” after attempting to convince the world that it is willing to take back hundreds of thousands of refugees who fled an “ethnic cleansing campaign” last year, given that “not a single” one has returned officially, the United Nations human […]

UN rights expert ‘strongly recommends’ probe by International Criminal Court into ‘decades of crimes’ in Myanmar

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. The United Nations rights expert on Myanmar is “strongly” recommending that the International Criminal Court (ICC) investigate and prosecute those allegedly responsible for “decades of crimes” in the form a grave violations of international human rights and humanitarian law inside the country. In an […]

UN mobilizes in Rohingya camps to support babies born of rape; young mothers face stigma

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. Despite challenges brought on by the arrival of the monsoon season this month, United Nations agencies in Bangladesh continue to support nearly one million Rohingya refugees, including thousands of victims of sexual violence. Members of the mainly-Muslim minority community began fleeing Myanmar’s Rakhine state […]

Rohingya refugee shelters ‘washed away’ in Bangladesh monsoon rains: UN agency

This article is brought to you in association with the United Nations. Two days of heavy monsoon rains have caused severe structural damage to camps in Bangladesh hosting one million Rohingya refugees from Myanmar, the International Organization for Migration (IOM) reported on Monday. So far, more than 9,000 have been affected and the number is expected […]