A spate of high-profile arrests and a rising crime rate are putting the prospects for a lasting peace in Rakhine State at risk.
Youth group demands release of Arakan lawmaker, scholar during Suu Kyi’s visit
The UN’s fact-finding report says Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is indirectly involved due to her government’s covering up of crimes committed by the military.
Controversial panel officially commences investigation into allegations of rights abuses and related issues in conflict-torn region
Eight were among 12 wounded and 7 killed when police opened fire on crowd protesting cancellation of Arakan Dynasty commemoration in January.
Chairman Surakiart Sathirathai says the panel is effective and the government has acted on its recommendations.
"If you can send back 700,000 on a voluntary basis, we are willing to receive them," Thaung Tun said. "Can this be called ethnic cleansing?"
China proposed substantial amendments to a British-drafted UN Security Council statement on Myanmar last week. The council eventually agreed on a weaker statement.
Despite signing of repatriation deal, almost 3,400 new refugees have joined the exodus in recent weeks.
Still no probe into police shootings, even as authorities in Rakhine arrest hospitalized protesters amid climate of fear
Landmine and Cluster Munition Monitor claims both Myanmar military and ethnic groups are still using the deadly devices
Team says those responsible for killings late last year will be prosecuted
National security advisor notes country is already at ‘red’ level.
With the Rakhine crisis strengthening China's hand and limiting Western influence here, the government must plot a new strategic course.
Anticipation over whether Christian leader will use the term "Rohingya"