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New York, May 16: The United Nations human rights arm has voiced deep concern over escalating conflict between the military and armed groups in Myanmar’s Kachin and Shan provinces that has displaced over 100,000 civilians and trapped many in the midst of active fighting. more
‘Sharp escalation’ in fighting across Myanmar’s Kachin state, warns rights expert

New York: Raising alarm over a “sharp” escalation in hostilities in Myanmar’s Kachin province, a United Nations human rights expert has called on all parties to ensure g ...

No one in Myanmar should be left behind on the path to a better future, stresses UN official

New York: “Regardless of their ethnicity, religion and citizenship status, we need to […] ensure that no vulnerable conflict-affected people are deprived of safe and sustaine ...

UN appeals for nearly $1 billion to address ‘critical needs’ of Rohingya refugees, Bangladesh host communities

New York: To meet the urgent needs of nearly 900,000 Rohingya refugees and more than 330,000 vulnerable Bangladeshis in the communities hosting them, United Nations agencies and their hum ...

Rohingyas could face further violence if they return to Myanmar, UN adviser warns

New York: International crimes were committed against the Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar and those who fled the country could face further persecution if they return now, a senior United Nat ...

‘No other conclusion,’ ethnic cleansing of Rohingyas in Myanmar continues – senior UN rights official

New York: The “frenzied” scale of unspeakable violence against the minority Muslim Rohingya community in Myanmar has shifted to a “lower intensity campaign of terror and ...

UN agencies helping Rohingya refugee camps brace for potentially devastating rains in southern Bangladesh

New York, Feb 28 (JEN): Against the backdrop of the fast approaching wet season in Bangladesh, United Nations relief agencies are working flat out to strengthen vital infrastructure and b ...

‘Hell on earth’ in Syria’s eastern Ghouta must end – UN chief Guterres

New York, Feb 27 (JEN): Syria’s war-battered east Ghouta, the troubled Kasais region in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and Northern Rakhine state in Myanmar, where violence h ...

Security operations by Myanmar show ‘established pattern’ of domination over ethnic groups – UN expert

New York, Feb 2 (JEN): What Myanmar’s Government has claimed are military and security operations are “actually an established pattern” of domination and aggression agai ...

MSF report says estimated 9000 Rohingya killed between April-September

Nawpyidaw, Dec 14 (JEN): Weighing in on the Rohingya crisis, global humanitarian NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) released a report on Tuesday, claiming that a survey by them showed at ...