Burma: Time for a Global UN Arms Embargo | A persistent myth that the military looking for an excuse to retake direct control of the country — Burma Campaign org

This is Min Aung Hlaing, head of the Burmese military. He is responsible for the biggest human rights and humanitarian crisis in Burma for decades. After police stations and government offices were attacked by Rohingya militants, killing police and military personnel, instead of going after those who carried out the attacks, the military launched a…

Al Jazeera: Rohingya crisis explained in maps

A visual explainer of the unrest in Myanmar that has forced around one million Rohingya to flee their homes. Shakeeb Asrar | 20 Sep 2017 06:41 GMT They’ve been described as the “world’s most persecuted minority”. The Rohingya are a majority-Muslim ethnic group who have lived in the Buddhist nation of Myanmar for centuries. The…