Responding to this week’s UN resolution on Burma which urged Naypyidaw to grant citizenship to the country’s Rohingya community, presidential spokesman Ye Htut hit back, calling on the world body to respect Burma’s sovereignty.
UN special rapporteur on human rights Tomas Quintana arrived in Arakan state on Monday days after clashes between local police and Rohingya Muslims left at least seven people injured
Despite signing an action plan with the UN last year and releasing dozens of child soldiers from time to time, as the Tatmadaw did yesterday, experts assert that the military continues to recruit and use children in its armed forces
According to the United Nations over 900 children each year in Burma are rescued from the hands of human traffickers. While these lucky ones are reunited with their families, many[...]