U Zaw Htay says AA ‘not excluded’ from peace process; gov’t is prioritizing assistance to IDPs in Rakhine
Victims believed to be two Arakanese and one Rohingya resident of Buthidaung
The Rakhine State government issued a notice last week blocking non-governmental organizations and UN agencies from travelling to five townships of the conflict-affected state.
More than 5,000 people displaced by clashes between Myanmar military, Arakan Army are without proper shelter
Following threats made by the RCSS, an armed group currently in combat in the area with the PNLO, nearly 500 locals have fled their villages in fear for their safety.
Friday’s assault on four outposts killed 14 security personnel and injured 9; posts were later retaken by Myanmar Army
Four locations simultaneously raided by at least 100 AA fighters; group says it captured 14 gov’t personnel.
Residents of several villages in Ponnagyun Township, including entire population of Pyinnagyi, displaced
Activists vow to continue protesting on behalf of trio who were imprisoned over April’s antiwar demonstrations in Myitkyina
Troops were heading for the frontline when truck ambushed by unknown armed group in Rathedaung Township
The government of Myanmar must accelerate efforts to pass a comprehensive law to tackle violence against women and girls across all fourteen states and regions of Myanmar.
Rights groups urge gov’t to scrap Vacant Land Law, which they say leaves IDPs and ethnic landholders particularly vulnerable.
Army accuses the Kachin Baptist Convention members of traveling in a restricted zone without permission; three have been freed.
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