The government also imposed stay at home orders to stem the spread of coronavirus.
The Southeast Asian country's borderlands have been mired in violence since independence. But old norms and structures in displaced communities are changing.
Rohingya refugees react to the bombshell testimony from two deserters, which could be a game-changer in ongoing legal efforts to provide justice.
A Cretaceous crustacean preserved in amber reveals new insights about “giant sperm.”
The nationwide vote is a key test for embattled leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Ethnic violence set off by the assassination of a popular singer has been supercharged by hate speech and incitements shared widely on the platform.
“Our decision to exclude Aung San Suu Kyi formally from the community of Sakharov Prize laureates is a response to her failure and acceptance of ongoing crimes against the Rohingya community,” EU lawmakers said.
The captive population of the Burmese roofed turtle increased to nearly a thousand as conservationists prep to release them into the wild.
This is the first time former members of Myanmar's military have admitted mass atrocities against Rohingya and is seen as a "huge development" in human rights cases filed against the country's top generals.
Official campaigning started Tuesday but a fresh wave of coronavirus cases dampened election energy.
People displaced by conflict in Myanmar’s Rakhine state fear they will "never be safe."
The study shows that, while also destructive and dangerous, the drug trade can support entire regions and help to pay for local infrastructure.