Rakhine Myanmar - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Rakhine Myanmar


Internet cutoff in Myanmar's Rakhine enters fifth week

Jul 22, 2019 - 7:45 PM

Authorities say the internet was being used to coordinate operations while rights groups allege the blackout permits troops to act with impunity

Myanmar denies report of mass graves in Rakhine

Feb 03, 2018 - 2:26 PM

Myanmar denies the allegation, saying it launched a proportionate crackdown on Rohingya rebels

REFUGE. A Rohingya Muslim refugee child cries as she sits in the Kutupalong refugee camp in Cox's Bazar on December 4, 2017. Photo by Ed Jones / AFP

Big turnout at Myanmar pro-army rally defies Rohingya outcry

Oct 29, 2017 - 7:03 PM

This comes as over 600,000 Rohingya left Rakhine state in Myanmar due to the military's 'clearance operations'

ROHINGYAS. Hundreds of thousands of Rohingya have fld to Bangladesh to seek refuge amid military operations in Rakhine state in Myanmar. AFP file photo

Mengenal Aung San Suu Kyi, sang pembela HAM yang dicaci dan dicintai

Sep 06, 2017 - 8:48 AM

Sosok Suu Kyi kini kerap disorot karena diam dalam menyikapi tindak kekerasan terhadap etnis minoritas Rohingya

ROHINGYA. Pemimpin partai oposisi Aung San Suu Kyi berbicara kepada perwakilan media ketika ia meninggalkan gedung parlemen di Naypyitaw, Myanmar pada 26 Maret 2015. Foto oleh Lynn Bo Bo/EPA

Fresh violence kills 71 in Myanmar's Rakhine State

Aug 25, 2017 - 3:38 PM

UPDATED The office of de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi says 12 security officials had been killed alongside 59 militants – the highest declared single day toll since fighting broke out last year

UN calls on Myanmar's Suu Kyi to visit crisis-hit Rakhine

Dec 09, 2016 - 1:10 PM

Myanmar s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi has described the situation as under control and asked the international community to stop stoking the fires of resentment

CRISIS. In this photograph Taken on October 14, 2016 and released on October 15 by the Myanmar President's Office, Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi (C) with military and civilian officials walk together following a security meeting in Naypyidaw on the situation in Rakhine State. File photo from the President's Office/AFP

8 killed in surge of Rakhine violence – Myanmar army

Nov 13, 2016 - 7:26 AM

The Myanmar army says one soldier died while several others were wounded during a clash at the Ma Yinn Taung village

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'Majority of 700 migrants on boat are Bangladeshi' – Myanmar

Jun 04, 2015 - 9:30 PM

The exodus is made up of Rohingya Muslims fleeing persecution in Myanmar s western Rakhine State and economic migrants from neighbouring Bangladesh

MIGRANTS. A Police officer stands guard in front of migrants at a temporary shelter in Kuala Langsa, Aceh, Indonesia. Photo by Hotli Simanjuntak/EPA

Military in rare clash with insurgents in west Myanmar

Apr 22, 2015 - 9:55 PM

State media reports of clashes since April 17 in Rakhine itself between the army and insurgents are believed to be the first time the rebels have fought troops in their home state