NLD parliamentarian U Whei Tin has been released by the Arakan Army, which claimed he was spying for Myanmar’s army.
Teachers and other civil servants are refusing assignments in Chin State’s Paletwa Township due to security concerns; many have even quit rather than work in the area.
The Myanmar military and the Arakan Army have both said that the other side is responsible for the deaths of three civilians last week in Chin State.
A Rakhine villager says Myanmar troops shot his baby boy dead while they were returning to their village after fleeing fighting in December.
A local group says Arakan Army soldiers beat civilians in Paletwa, Chin State when they attempted to stop one soldier from raping an ethnic Khumi woman.
If India wants to secure its place as a regional power in the Indo-Pacific, a stable and autonomous Myanmar is very much in its interest.
The Arakan Army vows to keep a Chin State lawmaker who was abducted in November in custody, but refuses to provide proof that he is still alive.
The Ta’ang Women’s Organization says villagers are increasingly being targeted as violence increases between Myanmar’s military and rebel armies in northern Shan State.
Freedom of expression advocates at Athan have demanded that Myanmar’s military drop all lawsuits against critics and respect media rights.
A mine blast in Buthidaung Township, Rakhine State killed four children and injured six others on Tuesday. The Myanmar military has blamed the Arakan Army.
In this election year, we must be honest about the scope of the challenges that Myanmar faces, but let’s also continue to hope for progress toward peace and prosperity.
Four Rakhine border guards were robbed while returning to their police station with the monthly salaries of their outpost's police officers in Rathedaung Township.
Three active ethnic armed groups have extended their ceasefire by two months but fighting persists in Rakhine State.
The Arakan Army said it released 16 Transport Ministry drivers detained on Dec. 31 while traveling on a ferry in northern Rakhine State.
After death of detained NLD township leader, the Arakan Army says the military situation in Rakhine makes it impossible to guarantee the safety of those in its custody.