Myanmar security forces | The Daily Star
  • Rohingya influx

    Myanmar troops committed mass rape of women

    Human Rights Watch yesterday accused Myanmar security forces of committing widespread rape as part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing against Rohingyas in Rakhine State.

  • Death came hissing through the air

    Hearing gunshots, Md Yunus realised that troops were closing in on their village. So he instantly ran towards a nearby hillock to hide

  • From land of death, despair

    While growing up in Myanmar's Rakhine, Noor Sabah, now 70, was constantly reminded the country didn't own her. Her movement was restricted and her access to education, health and other basic services was limited. People of her community also had to pay extra tax for getting married and building homes. Braving all these odds, they lived there for generations.

  • Rohingya Crisis: Persecution on despite int'l call

    Ignoring international call for halting cruelty to Rohingyas, Myanmar security forces continue persecution of members of the ethnic