Thai authorities have delayed the deportation to Myanmar of the Arakan Army’s detained wife and children, as they want to prosecute her for immigration violations.
Schoolchildren in Kyauktaw were running home Friday morning after an explosion when a 9-year-old boy was killed by bullets fired by the Myanmar military, says his aunt.
The wife and two children of Arakan Army leader Tun Myat Naing have been detained by Thai authorities and will be returned to Myanmar, sources close to the family say.
As fighting between AA and military continues, three civilians killed and four hurt in downtown Mrauk-U; three others hurt in artillery strike on another village.
Myanmar’s military says it has to use helicopters to counter Arakan Army attacks in Rakhine State.
The Arakan Army has again proposed a prisoner exchange, offering to free recently detained soldiers if the military and government release detained Rakhine civilians.
The worsening war has left the NLD and ANP relatively powerless in Rakhine. So why should the millions who voted for them be expected to have any faith in democracy?
The Myanmar military says its troops were returning fire when they shelled a village in Rathedaung, Rakhine State on Thursday, killing one civilian and injuring another.
New estimates from local aid groups say nearly 100,000 people have been displaced by escalating violence between Myanmar’s military and the Arakan Army in Rakhine State.
Three civilians, including one monk, detained by the military in Rakhine State in September haven’t been heard from since and their families aren’t allowed to visit them.
Arakan Army says its forces killed a Myanmar military battalion commander and six soldiers in a mine attack; Myanmar military denies attack occurred.
Myanmar military says it won’t ‘negotiate with terrorists’, declines AA’s offer to swap detained security personnel for suspected AA associates now in military custody.
Union Parliament agrees to discuss proposal condemning AA’s abduction of ethnic Chin lawmaker U Whei Tin of the NLD and calling for his release.
Almost a month after being seized by the Arakan Army, 18 firefighters have been freed. The rebel group says a fire chief died after being abducted.
Various international models are available, but one way or another the Myanmar military must address the demands of ethnic minorities if the country is to achieve peace.