Military representatives oppose the inclusion of an international member but both sides know they must somehow carry out an investigation that is acceptable to the international co
Process will be led by UEHRD, he says; Arakan National Party calls for greater disclosure.
USDP lawmakers urge that only local experts be included on a Rakhine investigation commission, stating that foreign interference will undermine state sovereignty over time.
Gov’t says ‘independent’ panel to include one international member, 2 local experts; in separate move, Naypyitaw inks MoU on Rohingya repatriation with 2 UN agencies
The TNLA has opened its first liaison office in the declared capital of the Wa self-administered region in Shan State to improve communication with allied armed groups.
USAID Administrator Mark Green reiterated the United States' desire to see "voluntary repatriation" of Rohingya refugees under safe conditions during a visit to Bangladesh.
Deflects criticism from U.K.’s Labour Party over visit amid Rohingya crisis
A UN Security Council delegation visits northern Rakhine for the first time since military clearance operations forced 700,000 Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh.
UN visits troubled Rakhine State, while China and Western nations continue to both influence and pressure once-isolated Myanmar.
Local groups say Facebook CEO’s assurances are not sufficient, given country’s complex and unique characteristics
“Taking an uncompromising attitude will invite more problems and it will be the people who bear the brunt,” says U Aung Moe Zaw.
Hundreds of thousands of homeless Rohingya could be willing converts as Dhaka cracks down on Islamist groups
The ANC says police have detained about 20 people over Saturday's bomb blasts in the Rakhine State capital and arrested seven, including one of its own members.
Govt and other reports show that fewer than 80,000 remain from a pre-crisis population of nearly 770,000
Mired beneath the Yangon River for more than four centuries, the Dhammazedi Bell has become a symbol of all that unites and divides this nation.