Lower House member from Shan State sought to draw attention to civilians’ suffering
Three charged over comments relating to plight of Kachin IDPs who were trapped by fighting in April and May.
Findings in the report by Fortify Rights show Chinese authorities have repeatedly blocked food, healthcare and medical supplies destined for displaced people near the China-Myanmar
Army says it has proof they were killed in battle; local residents, aid groups say men were IDPs and were tortured, executed in custody
This week’s clashes have also left more than 600 Shan villagers homeless, local residents say.
Some 451 IDPs sheltering at a Buddhist monastery as fighting enters third day.
Ministry’s plan to shut shelters without security guarantees violates IDPs’ human rights, advocates say.
The social welfare, relief and resettlement ministry is designing a plan to close IDP camps in Rakhine, Kachin, Shan and Karen states, where more than 160,000 IDPs are sheltering.
Having never seen Yangon, Ma Raw Mie decided to visit Myanmar's bustling commercial capital without telling anyone. She is now serving a one-year prison sentence with hard labor.
Karen community leader and family eeks out existence in forest after fleeing increased Tatmadaw presence in Ler Maw Plu
Move follows evacuation of 22 IDPs on Sunday after intervention by Union minister
Govt and other reports show that fewer than 80,000 remain from a pre-crisis population of nearly 770,000
Missing pair were detained by soldiers in Maing Hkawng area, family says
At least four civilians were killed and some 3,000 miners in Kachin State are trapped amid fighting between govt troops and the KIA.
The campaign hopes to feed displaced persons in Kachin and Shan, where camps have had food shortages.