Between being blamed for a second wave of infections, and being denied access to healthcare, the Rohingya are stuck between a rock and a hard place.
The UN has expressed concern over human rights violations and armed clashes in Myanmar and is urging the Aung San Suu Kyi administration to immediately take steps to restore peace in the country.
The two deserter Myanmarese soldiers say they were ordered to kill, maim and rape the Rohingya Muslims.
Two Myanmar soldiers taken to The Hague after confessing on video to murdering minority Rohingya Muslims during 2017 mass killings, rights group says.
The Rohingya are as far from home today as they were three years ago today when they were violently expelled from their homeland.
An August 2017 military operation, that triggered genocide charges at the UN's top court, has driven 750,000 Rohingya out of Myanmar's Rakhine state into neighbouring Bangladesh, to join 200,000 who fled earlier.
More than a million Muslim-majority Rohingyas live in camps in Bangladesh with the majority arriving in August 2017 after fleeing genocide by Buddhist fundamentalists in Myanmar.
Rights groups have criticised the move, saying it is part of the larger discrimination against the Rohingya minority Muslims in the country.
Authorities have detained the 26 refugees previously feared drowned. Malaysia does not recognise refugee status but is a favoured destination for Rohingya Muslims.
The 49 individuals and organisations were sanctioned under a new regime targeting people who violate human rights.
More than 170 people, many of them migrants seeking their fortune in the jade-rich Hpakant area of Kachin state, died on Thursday after mining waste collapsed into a lake, triggering a surge of mud and water.
More than 160 bodies have been found at the site where miners were collecting stones in the jade-rich Hpakantarea of Kachin state when a "muddy wave" caused by heavy rain buried them.
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