Some 2,000 residents of 7 villages sheltering in monasteries, churches as RCSS, SSPP fight over territory
Some 750 IDPs from Mong Yin village are sheltering in Namtu town as RCSS clashes with joint TNLA/SSPP force
Buddhist nunneries in Thanlyin provide a home and education to hundreds of Palaung girls who would otherwise face violence and conscription in their hometowns in northern Shan.
Officials silent on reason for arrest, but Aung Zaw Lin was earlier questioned in relation to last month’s shooting death of Military Intelligence officer
Three charged over comments relating to plight of Kachin IDPs who were trapped by fighting in April and May.
Two men arrested, more than 160,000 of the devices seized from Mandalay-bound truck in Kyaukme Township.
TNLA, Arakan Army, MNDAA meet government negotiators for trust-building talks, participant says.
Pair say their detention under Peaceful Assembly Act violates freedom of expression
Army tells KBC its workers will be arrested if they try to deliver more supplies to IDPs.
Local groups say Facebook CEO’s assurances are not sufficient, given country’s complex and unique characteristics
Meeting planned for late April or early May, commission secretary says
Major-General Tun Myat Naing says FPNCC would be open to NCA with some changes; AA ‘welcomes’ China’s Silk Road project
Kachin forces later release soldiers at base in Hpaka Township as Tatmadaw helicopters strike
Emergency assistance team says Saw O Moo was supporting villagers displaced by fighting in Papun district, calls on gov’t to protect aid workers
Guerilla operations against Tatmadaw, landmine planting to begin on April 10, Kachin group warns