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United Nations Special Rapporteur to Myanmar Yanghee Lee says the US move to ban US travel for army chief Min Aung Hlaing 'does not go far enough, it should go further'
The US State Department says it is taking action against army chief Min Aung Hlaing and the others after finding credible evidence they were involved in the violence two years ago
Min Aung Hlaing doubles down on previous claims, arguing 'there is no certain proof that the national army was involved in the persecution' of Rohingya
No country, organization or group has the 'right to interfere in and make decision over sovereignty of a country,' military-run newspaper Myawady quotes Min Aung Hlaing as telling troops in a speech on Sunday
The UN's 444-page probe calls for the military's top leadership to be replaced and for the institution to have no further influence over the country's governance
(UPDATED) No casualties have yet been reported but more than 12,600 people have taken shelter in about 30 temporary camps, Ministry of Social Welfare director Phyu Lae Lae Tun says
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Facebook says they will continue to investigate instances of 'devastating violence' around the world incited by users on the platform
(UPDATED) A UN-backed fact-finding mission into violations in Myanmar said the country's 'top military generals, including Commander-in-Chief Senior-General Min Aung Hlaing, must be investigated and prosecuted for genocide in the north of Rakhine State'
Army chief Min Aung Hlaing also cast doubt on the allegations raised by refugees in Bangladesh, many of whom shared stories of extrajudicial killings, arson and rape
Rohingya women and girls in Bangladesh have provided consistent accounts of sexual violence – reports verified by conflict monitors – but Min Aung Hlaing says his forces have 'no such history of sexual abuse'
UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres urges Myanmar's leaders to 'take a unified stance against incitement to hatred and to promote cultural harmony'
Accounts of mass murder, rape and torture from the 655,000 Rohingya who fled Myanmar's army to Bangladesh horrify the world
(UPDATED) The Facebook post gives the first confirmation of a mass Rohingya grave inside Rakhine state following an army crackdown on militants from the minority group
During a 15-minute meeting the pontiff and the army chief spoke of the 'great responsibility of the country's authorities in this moment of transition,' the Vatican spokesman Greg Burke says
In a call with Min Aung Hlaing, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson expresses 'concern about the continuing humanitarian crisis and reported atrocities in Rakhine'
Min Aung Hlaing blames 'instigation and propaganda' by the media, and also insists the Rohingya fleeing to Bangladesh are just returning to their motherland
A post on the Facebook page of the office of army chief Min Aung Hlaing says blazes at 7 houses in a Rohingya village early Wednesday were started by an 'Einu' – a militant from the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army (ARSA)
General Min Aung Hlaing insists the 'clearance operations' in northern Rakhine state are aimed at flushing out Rohingya militants who attacked police posts
The military campaign leaves hundreds of Rohingya dead and forced some 75 000 to flee across the border to Bangladesh bringing harrowing accounts of rape torture and mass killings by soldiers
UPDATED Few expect a concrete deal to emerge from the 5 day talks which are seen as the start of a peace process that could take years
Myanmar s military still holds strong political sway under a charter that reserves a quarter of parliament seats for unelected soldiers and grants the army chief direct control over key ministries
A landslide victory for Suu Kyi s National League for Democracy NLD in November polls will give the politicians their first taste of power when the new parliament convenes on February 1
Suu Kyi is constitutionally barred from top political office but is vowing to rule above the next president who she will select following her National League for Democracy s formidable win in the November 8 polls
I welcome them Whether man or woman to serve duty I welcome them says General Min Aung Hlaing in a rare interview with local and international media