Religious leaders call for peace amid Rakhine crisis.
Muslim residents say they are being cut off from essential supplies.
Muslim militant group says truce finishes on Oct. 9.
This week, The Irrawaddy discusses the situation on the ground in Rakhine and what is likely to happen when ARSA’s ceasefire ends.
Two members of Rakhine State Parliament who represent the Arakan National Party requested resignation from the party this week.
The two countries also work toward a peaceful solution to the crisis and repatriation plans.
Two of the largest Hindu groups in Myanmar condemn the attacks in Rakhine State and urge the community to maintain amity among religious groups.
Official appeals for democracy to be given ‘a chance to survive’ amid anger over a military campaign that the UN has described as ethnic cleansing.
This week, The Irrawaddy explores journalistic ethics.
Former US ambassador to Myanmar says the West fails to understand how Myanmar people view the crisis in Rakhine State.
The govt statement says that 163 people were killed in the district from Oct. 2016 through Sept. 2017.
Facebook posts from Myanmar’s army detailing the opening phase of its crackdown last month on Muslim insurgents are no longer visible on its official page.
UN Human rights experts say the state counselor should meet with self-identifying Rohingya Muslims who are subjected to ongoing military persecution.
Nationalists from Mandalay region gather to support the state counselor and urge the international community not to interfere in internal affairs.
UN chief Antonio Guterres will publicly brief the Security Council on Thursday on violence in Myanmar.