State Counselor says she has never changed her stand in condemning military actions.
The Irrawaddy asks political analysts, historians and politicians to share their views on Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s statement on the crisis.
Local organizations say five villagers were detained under suspicion of connection to the TNLA but were later released.
In first public address since violence flared, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi told diplomats she was ‘concerned’ about the Muslim exodus to Bangladesh.
Chinese foreign minister tells UN secretary-general ‘understands and supports’ Myanmar’s efforts to protect security in Rakhine.
Permanent secretaries representing seven different ministries will visit conflict-torn northern Rakhine State.
State chief minister ‘will not tolerate’ any further illicit rallies.
Myanmar Metals touts the Bawdwin site’s mineral potential, but there doesn’t appear to be mention of ongoing clashes and displacement in the region.
Political parties submit papers on democratization to mark International Day of Democracy.
As Human Rights Watch asks for sanctions, Karen Women’s Organization calls military ‘war criminals’ and urges them to halt operations.
‘Not allowed,’ the Rakhine State govt secretary said when asked if a US State Dept official would be going to Maungdaw.
Myanmar journalists, observers, and general public are unhappy about what they see as one-sided and oversimplified reporting on Rakhine.
Minzayar Oo and Hkun Lat were working on assignment in Cox’s Bazar for Germany’s GEO magazine.
Freed after 67 days in detention, The Irrawaddy looks at the most pivotal moments during the arrest and imprisonment of three journalists.
Local villagers complain that Ban Chaung coal mine—run by three Thai firms—is severely damaging the environment.