State agriculture minister plans special committee to look into land, labor and environmental issues.
Trust between ethnic groups is breaking down, monasteries have become IPD camps and people are being forced to join ethnic armies.
U.N. Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee on Tuesday suggested Facebook was failing to treat parties to the country's conflict even-handedly.
The group has given its first Kachin human rights awards to three Kachin community leaders serving six-month jail sentences over an anti-war protest.
For some, an increase in clashes with the Tatmadaw is a fair price to pay for having a locally based armed force fighting for their rights.
Campaigners say one million Uighurs, Kazakhs and other Muslim minorities in Xinjiang are being held in mass detention, deprived of any legal rights and subjected to mistreatment.
Southeast Asian nations benefit from Brussels’ role as a counterweight to major powers in the region
Brussels began a formal procedure in October to strip the country’s special trade status over concerns for human rights, democracy and rule of law.
The Kachin community is adamant that it will continue to pursue justice in the case of two volunteer Kachin teachers who were raped and murdered in 2015.
An estimated 250,000 migrant domestic workers in Singapore are "highly susceptible" to forced labor due to a lack of legal protections and the isolated nature of their work.
Some 31,000 Myanmar refugees in Mae La camp on the Thai side of the border are stuck in limbo without freedom of movement or permission to work.
Bangladesh border police vow tighter security as rights groups slam Indian crackdown
Lawmakers, activists and ethnic representatives hope for progress in 2019, but the events of recent years temper their expectations with caution
Many of ex-spy chief Gen. Khin Nyunt’s victims have forgiven him; by lavishing him with respect, Yangon Chief Minister U Phyo Min Thein goes too far.
Secretary of State Pompeo cites military’s actions against Rohingya, Kachin and others as Myanmar remains among ‘Countries of Particular Concern’