Two siblings drown while trying to cross a creek to escape fighting between government troops and the Arakan Army in their village.
The Arakan Army claims the Myanmar military has suffered over 40 casualties in the past week and local residents say the army has now deployed helicopters in the area.
Myanmar military says Kyauktaw Township villager shot dead while attempting to flee questioning; bystander injured as gunfire strikes his car.
Amid constant threats to their security, Rakhine civilians are treated with suspicion by the military, while police and state officials are unable or unwilling to help.
Without jobs, displaced northern Rakhine villagers are forced to survive on limited food in shabby huts with no prospect of a return to their homes.
Government officials and aid workers are unable to retrieve the bodies of two civilians in Rakhine State, as ongoing fighting has cut off access to their village.
The Chin State government is asking Myanmar’s peace negotiating team for help as accusations mount against the Arakan Army over civilian disappearances.
Residents of Sin The Pyin Village in Buthidaung Township say man, 60, was shot by soldiers from a hill in the area; Army reports clash with AA in nearby village.
The trial of three suspected Arakan Army members has begun in Mandalay after police say they were caught with bomb-making equipment.
Myanmar is pushing its bid for Mrauk-U, the seat of the ancient Arakan kingdom, to be added to the UNESCO World Heritage List despite ongoing violence in the area.
A motorcyclist in Kyauktaw has reportedly been shot dead by government troops. The military says civilians must stop when told to.
Shelling by the Myanmar navy has injured five civilians, including an elder monk, in Rakhine State, where hundreds of civilians are already displaced.
The murders of 26 civilians and police in Rakhine State since December remain unsolved as the military and the AA swap blame and the peace process falters.
Rakhine State villagers are being charged twice under the same law over twin April attacks on the police and army in Mrauk-U.
Terrorism trial of Arakanese Association-Singapore leaders and associates to take no more than 270 days under Yangon court’s new case-management plan.