NASA image shows powerful cyclone that injured 700 people
The storm, named Cyclone Mocha, reached wind speeds of up to 175 mph as it gathered momentum over the Bay of Bengal before making landfall in Myanmar.
One Year On, Rohingya Path Out of Genocide Remains Unclear
The ultimate goal in pursuing a path out of genocide must be to create the conditions conducive to safe, voluntary, and sustainable return of Rohingya to their homeland in Myanmar.
Fashion Brands Are Profiting From the Erosion of Workers' Rights in Myanmar
On the two-year anniversary of the coup in Myanmar, it has never been clearer that silence and inaction have no place in responsible business.
Why Is China Policing My City?
China's prosecutorial ambitions reach far beyond what's allowed by international treaties.
Rohingya Remain a People on the Brink of Obliteration
The Rohingya have been pushed to the brink of extinction. More than one million people languish in overcrowded refugee camps in Bangladesh, while the military that committed these atrocities is more powerful than ever, having carried out a coup against the civilian government in 2021. The world must act now to prevent this ongoing genocide against us—starting with supporting the international justice efforts that have provided a ray of hope.
Photos Show Rare White Newborn Baby Elephant With 'Pearly' Eyes
Pictures show the extremely rare elephant living happily with its mother in Myanmar.
Is Authoritarianism the New Normal for Asia?
As if the erosion of democratic institutions since the pandemic was not enough, the war in Ukraine represented a further boost to the region's autocracy.
The Path Out of Genocide
It is incumbent on the world to keep seeking accountability and to support survivors in rebuilding their lives.
Where Is the Outcry For All Global Conflicts and War?
It's racist jargon that makes us ignore conflicts raging internationally.
Myanmar Military to Parents: Disown Dissenting Children or Lose Your Home
"My comrades tried to reassure me that it was inevitable for families to do that under pressure," Lin Lin Bo Bo told Reuters. "But I was so heartbroken."
U.S. Companies Still Importing Teak Wood From Myanmar Despite Sanctions
Myanmar is the world's largest exporter of teak, which is a valuable kind of hardwood used in building floors, furniture and bridges.
Suu Kyi Gets 4 More Years in Prison for Walkie-Talkies, COVID Violations
A Myanmar court sentenced the country's former leader to another four years in prison, though she faces more if found guilty of all her charges.
Pressure Builds on U.S. and the West to Support Democracy in Myanmar
We need to send a message to the world about Myanmar's terrible human rights violations," Myanmar protest leader Khin Sandar told Reuters.
35 Killed, Including Children and Humanitarian Workers, in Myanmar Attack
Save the Children said two of its workers were among at least 35 killed on December 24 by Myanmar's military as they were fleeing conflict.
Landslide at Myanmar Jade Mine Kills One, Leaves at Least 70 Others Missing
A mound of dirt and waste from other mines slid off a cliff and fell nearly 200 feet, striking many of the miners.
We Cannot Afford to Look Away from Myanmar
With little to no support from the outside, Myanmar's democracy activists have nowhere to go but the streets.
Corporations Must Stop Putting Profits Over the Lives of Myanmar's People
Businesses cannot claim to be neutral actors during a humanitarian crisis.
U.S. Sanctions China, North Korea Over Surveillance, Human Rights Abuses
A Treasury Department official said it "is using its tools to expose and hold accountable perpetrators of serious human rights abuse."
Facebook Announces Ban of Any Page of Businesses Controlled by Myanmar Army
Facebook is banning pages representing businesses controlled by Myanmar's military, a day after a $150 billion lawsuit was filed against the company.
Ex-Myanmar Leader Suu Kyi Gets 2 Years in Prison, More Expected Next Week
The former Myanmar state counsellor ousted by military in February was convicted of incitement and violating COVID restrictions.
Suu Kyi Has Sixth Corruption Charge Issued by Govt, Trial Verdict Postponed
The sixth corruption charge Tuesday involves former President Win Myint, plus a new witness is now allowed to testify, which delayed the trial verdict.
Journalist Danny Fenster Says Detroit Has Shown Him Love Since Returning
The journalist who was jailed in Myanmar for almost six months, was welcomed home as a candle lighter for a Detroit Hanukkah event.
Scorched Earth And The Long Road to Justice for Myanmar
A massive scorched-earth campaign is underway in northwest Myanmar. Reports of massacres and images of smoke billowing from houses are shocking social media.
Danny Fenster 'Incredibly Fortunate' to Be Home After Myanmar Imprisonment
"I can't believe the amount of effort that went into it that was necessary to make this happen–overwhelming gratitude," Fenster said.
'Long Time Coming': Journalist Danny Fenster Home After 6 Months in Myanmar
Fenster was convicted last week to a handful of charges in Myanmar and then sentenced to 11 years of hard labor.
U.S. Journalist Danny Fenster Released by Myanmar Days After Sentencing
Danny Fenster returns to the U.S. after spending six months in a military-ruled Myanmar jail. His family said they are overjoyed he is on his way home.
U.S. Journalist Danny Fenster Sentenced to 11 Years in Myanmar Prison
U.S. journalist Danny Fenster could face life in prison for additional charges after being sentenced in a Myanmar court Friday.
American Journalist Held in Myanmar Faces New Treason, Terrorism Charges
Danny Fenster was detained at the Yangon International Airport in May as he was waiting to take a flight to the Detroit area in the U.S. to visit his family.
Bill Richardson Defends Trip to Myanmar, Says He's Invested in Country
The U.S. government and other Western nations are opposed to Myanmar's military-installed government and call for a transition back to a democracy-led state.
Myanmar Records Didn't Accurately Show Where Jailed U.S. Journalist Worked
Danny Fenster is charged with spreading false or inflammatory information, contacting illegal opposition groups, and violating visa conditions.