The move revived a UN resolution that was dropped last year due to the country’s progress on human rights.
Human rights groups want Pope Francis to uphold international law on self-identity.
Businesses can cut the risk of exploitation of the Rohingya in Bangladesh who fled violence in Myanmar by giving them decent job opportunities, experts say.
The US Secretary of State will stress the need to halt violence and stabilize Rakhine State when he meets the head of Myanmar’s military.
Myanmar’s de facto leader leaves to attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation summit in Vietnam.
Pope Francis will visit this month. He is expected to raise the humanitarian crisis faced by the Muslim minority after a Myanmar Army offensive in August.
Govt spokesman says statement on Rohingya crisis echoes perceived international bias.
United Nations says trafficking networks already exist in southern Bangladesh’s sprawling camps.
Activists have urged Trump to comment on the plight of the Rohingya, but some fear an offhand comment could further divide communities.
Important players in the crisis need to establish a common understanding.
An IMF delegation visits Myanmar for an annual economic checkup of a country whose treatment of its Rohingya minority has put it in the intl spotlight.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses how the government and military should react to any coming sanctions on the Myanmar Army over the Rakhine crisis.
Myanmar’s State Counselor makes a surprise one-day visit to conflict-torn northern Rakhine State.
Bangladeshi Embassy says Myanmar govt spokesperson is ‘ill-informed’ of the process.
Thura U Aung Ko visits abbots in Rakhine State to say govt will only take back refugees who hold valid documents.