The US Holocaust Memorial Museum says it is rescinding the award due to Aung San Suu Kyi's inaction over what it called "mounting evidence of genocide" committed by the Myanmar military against civilians from the Rohingya minority.
The UN assistant secretary-general for human rights says the nature of the violence against the Rohingya in Myanmar has "changed from the frenzied blood-letting to a lower intensity campaign of terror."
Border Guard Bangladesh says Myanmar officials have been using loudspeakers to urge Rohingya refugees in the no man's land to enter Bangladesh, which Dhaka does not want.
The report by Reuters lays out events leading up to the killing of 10 Rohingya men from Inn Din village in Rakhine state who were buried in a mass grave after being hacked to death or shot.
Authorities say reporters received "important secret papers" from two policemen who had worked in Rakhine state.
Raising concerns about the trial being held behind closed doors, Rights groups said the prosecution of the six soldiers is rare and the first step down a long road to ending military impunity.
During a joint news conference with Japanese Foreign Minister Taro Kono, Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi said it was “positive” that the country’s military was taking responsibility for the actions of troops.
Rohingya insurgents demand that the Muslim minority community be consulted on all decisions affecting their future.
The four were sentenced to 2 months in prison for flying a drone close to Myanmar's parliament in late October. Customs and immigration charges against the journalists have now been officially withdrawn and the crew are due to be released on Friday.
Sexual assault survivors' accounts from several refugee camps in Bangladesh bolster the UN's contention that Myanmar's armed forces systematically use rape as a "calculated tool of terror".
Global aid groups warn Myanmar they will not operate in any camps for Rohingya refugees in Rakhine state, saying refugees must be allowed to settle in their original homes.
Zeid Raad al Hussein, the UN's human rights chief, condemns "widespread, systematic and shockingly brutal" attacks against the Rohingya, as well as decades of discrimination and persecution.
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