The UN Human Rights Council in Geneva adopts resolution to send fact-finding mission with a focus on human rights abuses in northern Arakan State.
Seven of those detained are suspected of attending a military training camp in northern Arakan State.
An investigation committee criticizes the township level NVC securitization body for ‘wrongly issuing full citizenship’ to 22 Muslim residents.
Documents show 423 men and boys are currently detained under ‘Unlawful Association’ law in Arakan State, 13 of them are minors.
The Kofi Annan-led commission’s recommendations include the closure of IDP camps and better training for security forces.
Annual household survey in Muslim areas of northern Arakan State means returning refugees could face immigration charges.
Maungdaw District administrator confirms that NVC holders from the area may travel to the Bangladeshi border, but need permission to visit Sittwe.
Yanghee Lee says authorities may be using bureaucratic means to expel Muslim minority from northern Arakan State.
Group claiming responsibility for October attacks in Arakan State linked to Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, has been recruiting since early last year.
EU draft resolution for Human Rights Council falls short of commission of inquiry, as UN rights boss renews call for such a probe.
Who owns 50 acres of mangrove palms in Thandwe Township, and will developers construct a new hotel project on it?
Border police apprehend a boat carrying 28 people in the Bay of Bengal, but those arrested say they are from IDP camps near Sittwe.
According to testimonies, the fishermen were drifting for about 20 days in the Bay of Bengal after their boat’s engine malfunctioned.
At a rare press conference in Naypyidaw, top generals say security operations were necessary to defend the country.
Special Rapporteur to Burma Yanghee Lee says that violence reported by refugees in Bangladesh is ‘far more extensive’ than she speculated.