The Arakan Army says it would like the ICRC to help with the handover of three Myanmar military soldiers it captured on Sunday in Rakhine State.
Maung Thway Chun has been sued under Section 505(b) of the Penal Code in connection with religion hate speech.
Khin Thandar Oo, 38, died of intestinal injuries; said she was beaten by her employer.
Manager identified as Chinese but investigation continuing into identity of owners
Amendments to anti-graft law approved amid reports of a high-profile corruption investigation into Planning and Finance Minister U Kyaw Win.
The projects include plans for manufacturing, logistics, agriculture, housing and more in Yangon and Pyin Oo Lwin.
Sittwe locals call repair of colonial-era building a waste of public funds.
After three days of interrogation, a Mandalay police court decided to charge the five under the police code of conduct.
Two officers have been transferred to the military's auxiliary force for taking bribes from jade mines operating without a license, another for killings in Rakhine State.
Myanmar’s Anti-Corruption Commission chairman says he will soon report the findings of the investigation to the president and parliamentary speakers.
Arakan Army denies troops extorted 6.7 million kyats by torturing officials, preacher.
“We formed the body as a preemptive measure to identify those who are harming our citizens, government and sovereignty,” said U Win Khant.
The report makes Amnesty the first international rights group to shed light on what it calls "the largely under-reported human rights abuses" by ARSA in Rakhine State last year.
The defense lawyer argued against admitting the documents, saying it was unclear who has had access to the phones and whether appropriate procedures were followed.
A social enterprise initiative to support sustainable peace and development has been in progress since last year.