The rebel group and Myanmar military are both accused of detaining and beating civilians in Chin State’s Paletwa Township.
Two ethnic Kuki men were shot in Sagaing’s Homalin Township on Saturday by gunmen who locals say belong to the Shanni Nationalities Army.
Kyauktalone camp in Rakhine’s Kyaukphyu houses Rohingya who were displaced following sectarian violence in 2012.
The self-administered zone is among other least-developed areas in Myanmar facing a serious shortage of health care workers.
It’s the second time Wa State has invited Myanmar’s military chief to visit the area controlled by the best-equipped ethnic rebels in Myanmar.
During a call on Wednesday, Chinese President Xi Jinping and Myanmar President U Win Myint discussed how to speed up cooperation on Belt and Road Initiative projects.
A Kachin lawmaker says local communities object to an Australian-backed mining survey in Myanmar’s northernmost township over possible impacts on their land and livelihoods.
The Election Commission has removed Arakan National Party founder Dr. Aye Maung from the list of MPs and barred him from future elections due to his treason conviction.
Displaced residents of Lekka Village say the Myanmar military burned down over half of their homes, while the military blames the Arakan Army.
The rebels were detained for over a year after a raid on a Naga nationalist base near the Indian border.
A Rakhine court freed six civilians on Friday due to lack of evidence after they spent over a year in prison awaiting trial on terrorism charges.
Five civilians, including one Muslim religious scholar, were injured in Rakhine when Myanmar military troops fired artillery into their villages, according to local residents.
The Myanmar military will take legal action against a group of its soldiers shown beating five detained Rakhine civilians in a video that went viral online, a spokesman said.
A committee appointed by the President’s Office to investigate the shooting death of a WHO driver transporting COVID-19 swabs in Rakhine Start has started work.
The five men said they were exposed to the hot sun and that the soldiers poured hot water on them and forced them to confess to being members of the AA, relatives recalled.