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From TheJournal.ie Outrage as two Reuters journalists jailed over breach of state secrets law Myanmar

Outrage as two Reuters journalists jailed over breach of state secrets law

The case has been criticised by some as an attempt to muzzle reporting on a crackdown by security forces on the Muslim Rohingya minority.

From TheJournal.ie Myanmar rejects UN probe findings of Rohingya 'genocide' United Nations

Myanmar rejects UN probe findings of Rohingya 'genocide'

On Monday the UN probe detailed evidence of genocide and crimes against humanity “perpetrated on a massive scale” against the Rohingya.

From TheJournal.ie Facebook bans Myanmar army chief following damning UN report Rohingya

Facebook bans Myanmar army chief following damning UN report

UN investigators lambasted the platform earlier this year, saying it had morphed into a “beast” in Myanmar.

From TheJournal.ie Rohingya refugees protest for 'justice' on first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown Genocide

Rohingya refugees protest for 'justice' on first anniversary of a Myanmar military crackdown

The Myanmar military crackdown sparked a mass exodus of 700,000 to camps in Bangladesh.

From The42 Despite pleas to cancel, Leeds United arrive in Myanmar for controversial tour Sportswash

Despite pleas to cancel, Leeds United arrive in Myanmar for controversial tour

Andrea Radrizzani, fresh from Eleven Sport’s new TV rights deal, hopes to build a fanbase in Southeast Asia.

From TheJournal.ie Reuters journalists who covered Rohingya exodus charged with old secrecy law Myanmar

Reuters journalists who covered Rohingya exodus charged with old secrecy law

The colonial-era secrecy law carries up to 14 years in jail.

From TheJournal.ie Oxfam calls on UN to resolve Rohingya crisis before situation worsens in 2018 Myanmar

Oxfam calls on UN to resolve Rohingya crisis before situation worsens in 2018

More than 620,000 Rohingya people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

From TheJournal.ie 'The pain was excruciating': Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces Terror

'The pain was excruciating': Rohingya women recount rape by Myanmar armed forces

Doctors and aid workers say that they are stunned at the sheer volume of rapes, and suspect only a fraction of women have come forward.

From TheJournal.ie Rohingya crisis: 6,700 people, including 730 children under 5, killed in space of one month Myanmar

Rohingya crisis: 6,700 people, including 730 children under 5, killed in space of one month

More than 59% of the children who were killed under the age of five were reportedly shot.

From TheJournal.ie 'I wept... they wept too': Pope Francis asks Rohingya for forgiveness at emotional meeting Myanmar

'I wept... they wept too': Pope Francis asks Rohingya for forgiveness at emotional meeting

“In the name of all those who have persecuted you, who have harmed you, in the face of the world’s indifference, I ask for your forgiveness.”

From TheJournal.ie 'We want him to help us': Pope to meet with group of Rohingya refugees Bangladesh

'We want him to help us': Pope to meet with group of Rohingya refugees

The 16 refugees, including two children and one woman, are among more than 600,000 who have fled an army-led crackdown in their home state

From TheJournal.ie Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis Myanmar

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis

Ethnic hatred has driven huge numbers of Muslim Rohingya from the country.

From TheJournal.ie Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees Rohingya

Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees

More than 620,000 people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

From TheJournal.ie Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food' Amnesty International

Rohingya crisis: 'We would be better in prison because at least we would have food'

A new Amnesty International report has said Rohingya treatment amounts to apartheid.

From TheJournal.ie More than half the victims are children as 23 Rohingya die after boat capsizes Fleeing Myanmar

More than half the victims are children as 23 Rohingya die after boat capsizes

The boat was carrying up to 100 people, many of whom are still missing.

From TheJournal.ie Rohingya crisis: 'I will never forget her words or the look in her eyes' Column

Rohingya crisis: 'I will never forget her words or the look in her eyes'

I have travelled extensively and have spoken to many people who have suffered huge amounts, but hearing that woman’s words hit me harder than anything else I had ever heard, writes Rosamond Bennett.

From TheJournal.ie Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers' It's A Disgrace

Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers'

Geldof said that the “old traditions have failed us” in a speech in Colombia yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 10,000 Rohingya on Bangladesh border as exodus reaches half a million Rohingya

10,000 Rohingya on Bangladesh border as exodus reaches half a million

Over 500,000 Rohingya have streamed into Bangladesh in just the past five weeks.

From TheJournal.ie 'Animals': Buddhist monks who attacked Rohingya refugees slammed Sri Lanka

'Animals': Buddhist monks who attacked Rohingya refugees slammed

The 31 Rohingya refugees were rescued by the Sri Lankan navy five months ago after they were found drifting in a boat off the island’s northern coast.

From TheJournal.ie Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi defends Myanmar against international criticism Myanmar

Rohingya crisis: Suu Kyi defends Myanmar against international criticism

An estimated 412,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled to Bangladesh following violent attacks.

From TheJournal.ie Four in 10 people think Suu Kyi's Freedom of Dublin award should be taken back Rohingya

Four in 10 people think Suu Kyi's Freedom of Dublin award should be taken back

She was awarded the Freedom of Dublin in 2000, but only received it in 2012 as she was under house arrest at the time.

From TheJournal.ie 'This is ethnic cleansing': Heat-maps show huge fires spread across Rohingya region Myanmar

'This is ethnic cleansing': Heat-maps show huge fires spread across Rohingya region

“The evidence is irrefutable,” Amnesty said.

From TheJournal.ie Nobel prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi to finally address Rohingya crisis next week Rohingya

Nobel prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi to finally address Rohingya crisis next week

The UN has described the as having all the hallmarks of “ethnic cleansing”.

From TheJournal.ie Facing a barrage of criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN General Assembly Rohingya Refugees

Facing a barrage of criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN General Assembly

The Nobel Peace Prize winner is being criticised for her failure to speak up for Rohingya Muslims.

From TheJournal.ie UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country Human Rights

UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country

The UN says 294,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar.

From TheJournal.ie 'We could have blood on our hands': Councillors want to take Freedom of Dublin off Aung San Suu Kyi Myanmar

'We could have blood on our hands': Councillors want to take Freedom of Dublin off Aung San Suu Kyi

Councillors across various parties have expressed disappointment in the Myanmar leader’s behaviour.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: Who are the Rohingya, and why are hundreds of thousands fleeing Myanmar? Rohingya

Explainer: Who are the Rohingya, and why are hundreds of thousands fleeing Myanmar?

According to the UN, 270,000 Rohingya have arrived in Bangladesh in the past two weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information

Thousands of Myanmar’s Muslim minority community are being forced to flee their home for fear of violence against their people.

From TheJournal.ie Malala says 'world is waiting' for Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn violence against Rohingya Muslims Myanmar

Malala says 'world is waiting' for Aung San Suu Kyi to condemn violence against Rohingya Muslims

The Nobel Peace Prize winner has criticised her fellow Nobel laureate for not condemning the escalating violence.

From TheJournal.ie Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive Rohingya

Survivors of Myanmar violence say children were beheaded and men burnt alive

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has accused Myanmar of “genocide” against the Rohingya Muslim minority.

From TheJournal.ie Nobel Peace Prize winner Suu Kyi denies allegations of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar Rohingya

Nobel Peace Prize winner Suu Kyi denies allegations of ethnic cleansing in Myanmar

Almost 75,000 Rohingya have fled to neighbouring Bangladesh where they have related grisly accounts of army abuse.

From TheJournal.ie "The Rohingya people are seen as a group to be eliminated" Column

"The Rohingya people are seen as a group to be eliminated"

The Rohingya people are languishing at sea because any possibility they had of a meaningful existence in Myanmar has been eradicated.

From TheJournal.ie 'Between 100 and 200' killed in carnage aboard abandoned migrant boat Axes And Knives

'Between 100 and 200' killed in carnage aboard abandoned migrant boat

“From the upper deck they were spraying hot water, pepper water at us, anyone who went up was hacked at with a cleaver.”

From TheJournal.ie 'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar Burma

'Thousands at risk' after Doctors Without Borders expelled from Myanmar

The government defended its decision, accusing the group of creating tensions and instability.