Burma on Thursday rejected the inclusion of talks on the country’s Rohingya minority at the first meeting of South-East Asian foreign ministers to be hosted by the once pariah state.
Racial profiling of Muslim babies by Burmese government entails ban on children born out of wedlock obtaining travel documents
Figure is a fraction of the estimated 300,000 Rohingya refugees living in Bangladesh having fled government persecution in Burma
Boatload of 63 refugees destined for Malaysia is brought ashore by Burmese authorities who hand each one and a half year terms
Sheikh Hasina leads most senior-level Bangladesh delegation to Burma in eight years, and is greeted by foreign minister at the airport
Sheikh Hasina due to visit Burma next week as Dhaka makes clear it desire for energy imports and an end to border disputes
Map last year that depicted Rohingya as ethnic group from Arakan state still stirring animosity despite clarification from BBC
Surveys find that forced labour in northern Arakan state has intensified as authorities push ahead with construction of border fence