UN human rights chief accuses Burmese government of taking ‘short-sighted, counterproductive, even callous’ approach to crisis
The Burmese government denies being responsible for a spate of arson attacks on homes, instead suggesting the Rohingya set the fires themselves
'They burned many people. They burned them in front of my house.'
In the face of violent purges which have left villages burned, dozens dead and tens of thousands displaced, the Nobel Peace Prize winner has shown little interest in protecting "the world's most persecuted people"
Activists fear numbers could be tip of the iceberg as culture of silence and victim blaming means abuse often goes unreported
Muslim Rohingya facing discrimination and violence from the Buddhist majority in Burma but plight going unnoticed by world at large
Reports the military gang raped, tortured and murdered Rohingya caused thousands of angry Muslims to take to the streets across Asia in protest
Army accused of gang rape, torture and murder
The 71-year-old delivered her first address to the UN General Assemly as her country's leader
Having been barred from the presidency herself, NLD leader Aung San Suu Kyi will become a ‘super minister’ responsible for three vital ministerial portfolios as the country emerges from 54 years of military rule
Thousands could be preparing to go to sea as the monsoon season ends, despite warnings by aid groups of the 'serious risk of another humanitarian disaster'
While the country edges towards democracy, chauvinistic Buddhists have disenfranchised around 5 per cent of the population