Legislation calls for sanctions on more military leaders over human rights abuses in Rakhine State and encourages reform of the country's murky gemstone industry.
Two officers have been transferred to the military's auxiliary force for taking bribes from jade mines operating without a license, another for killings in Rakhine State.
The report makes Amnesty the first international rights group to shed light on what it calls "the largely under-reported human rights abuses" by ARSA in Rakhine State last year.
The defense lawyer argued against admitting the documents, saying it was unclear who has had access to the phones and whether appropriate procedures were followed.
Islamabad warns of imminent terror threat over Rakhine issue, Union minister tells Parliament.
US govt aid chief says refugees are fearful and while they want to return, they are asking for their rights and security to be guaranteed before making the decision to come back.
Move comes amid increasing international pressure to assure accountability.
Myanmar's ambassador to the UN urged the Security Council to investigate ARSA's "atrocities" in Rakhine State and said accusations against the group were falling on "deaf ears."
U Kyauk Taung denies allegations of land-grabbing, says appropriation of customary land from farmers is in line with local tradition
The Rohingya insurgents have gone quiet. Some analysts warn this could be an attempt to encourage the narrative that its attacks on security forces last year never happened.
Foreign Ministry criticizes statement’s failure to condemn ARSA, rejects ‘ethnic cleansing’ claim
Minister U Thein Swe said Myanmar has so far verified more than 1,000 refugees in Bangladesh as former residents and would be repatriating them.
A UN Security Council delegation visits northern Rakhine for the first time since military clearance operations forced 700,000 Rohingya to flee to Bangladesh.
Delegation meets with Rohingya, Hindu and Mro villagers, as well as local civil society organizations.
Britain's UN Ambassador Karen Pierce told reporters that an investigation needs evidentiary standards to achieve accountability.