Govt, intelligence sources claim continued militant activity in hill locations, while ARSA denies international links.
Speaking at the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva, Yanghee Lee says children should not be ‘arbitrarily deprived of their liberty.’
Eighty-six fishermen are missing after a storm sank boats in the Bay of Bengal.
On visit to Sweden, State Counselor says investigation into alleged human rights abuses by Myanmar’s military would inflame ethnic tensions.
Study says persecution of Muslims in Burma adds to the potential for radicalization in diaspora communities.
Devastating cyclone hits southeast Bangladesh and the border with neighboring Burma, leaving thousands of Muslim Rohingya refugees hunkered down in ruined camps.
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.
Cyclone Mora strikes the island of Saint Martin and Teknaf near Cox’s Bazar, where some 200,000 people are evacuated to shelters.
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.’
Four nationalists who protested outside the US Embassy in April 2016 are denied bail and arrested under unlawful protest charges.
For almost a decade, India has been a safe haven for thousands of Rohingya fleeing persecution in Burma.
Nationalist Buddhist monk association says it had nothing to do with recent confrontations in Rangoon’s Mingalar Taung Nyunt and Thaketa townships.