Resignations and dismissals are weakening Rakhine State’s major political party, the Arakan National Party.
Politician Daw Htoot May resigns from the Arakan National Party.
The ANP leads a protest in Maungdaw after 300 homes belonging to a Rakhine sub-ethnicity are burned by a mob in Bangladesh.
Internal documents show up to 20,000 people may be relocated.
The govt has failed to fulfill promises that the Kaman could return to their Arakan State homes; now, many are anxious to start new lives elsewhere.
After the UN names the three members of human rights task force, a govt spokesperson reconfirms that Burma will not cooperate.
Cyclone Mora destroys thousands of makeshift homes, and refugee camps with at least 7 people killed, 50 injured in worst-hit district.
Strong winds blow off roofs and flatten structures, including in IDP camps, but no reports of casualties or significant flooding.
Trio of experts investigating alleged human rights abuses by security forces to be led by Indira Jaising, an advocate of India’s Supreme Court.
Groups tell civilian and military leaders to give UN investigation into abuses in Shan, Kachin and Arakan states unfettered access.
After guns and ammunition are allegedly found on one property, women from three households are detained.
A fire destroys 11 houses and 42 shops—all made of bamboo—in Arakan State’s Thae Chaung camp.
Report in Global New Light of Myanmar calls UN accusations of murder, rape, and torture are ‘incorrect,’ ‘false’ and ‘fabricated.’
Fishermen of Maday Island in Arakan State are rallying against a Chinese-owned seaport, as authorities ban them from fishing near the project.
The director is claiming defamation over an article published detailing accusations from teachers of corrupt officials withholding bonus payments.