Myanmar’s peace negotiators including State Counselor make speeches on truce in Naypyitaw.
The committee’s first mission is to provide medical services and donate rice and oil to displaced people in Kachin State.
Citing concerns of land loss and damage to livelihoods, locals held signs stating that they ‘condemn’ the expansion of the national park.
Around 100 politicians, ethnic armed group leaders and civil society members have joined a stakeholders’ consultation in Thailand hosted by the UNFC.
Kachin State chief minister Dr. Khet Aung discusses the regional govt’s plans, as well as the controversial Myitsone Dam project.
The success of Myanmar’s peace process hinges on how the govt, military, and ethnic armed organizations address the root causes of conflict collectively.
Local organizations say five villagers were detained under suspicion of connection to the TNLA but were later released.
Stories from groups like the Daingnet have remained largely unknown to the outside world.
UNFC says Muslim militant group in Rakhine will not be included in ‘all-inclusive’ peace talks.
If the government did not follow the rule of law concerning looters and acts of arson, the whole narrative could change, affecting Myanmar’s image.
Self-identifying Rohingya villagers from the Shwe Zar village tract say that they want to keep living with Rakhine Buddhists in peace.
Wade’s book is a useful and somewhat controversial contribution to the ongoing debate over the conflict that is tearing Rakhine State apart, writes Lintner.
Nurses, teachers, and govt employees repeat calls to be evacuated by rescue teams from Maungdaw Township.
The Irrawaddy revisits this interview with Rakhine history expert Dr. Jacques P. Leider on the subject of ethnic groups in western Myanmar in light of recents attacks.
Food support for six camps on the Thai-Shan border will be cut off in October.