If found guilty of high treason, prominent Arakanese politician U Aye Maung and author Wai Hin Aung face death sentences or life imprisonment.
Judge not swayed by defense argument that prosecutors failed to prove the reporters endangered national security, says 7-year sentence appropriate
The audacious rhetoric of the Arakan Army appeals to an ethnic group feeling decades of neglect and political isolation from the Union.
The blaze broke out in a compound next to state police headquarters the night before the final hearing on an appeal to throw out U Aye Maung’s controversial court case.
Bangladesh border police vow tighter security as rights groups slam Indian crackdown
Tun Myat Naing says group struck border posts because they were assisting Tatmadaw attacks; he vows to continue defending ‘oppressed’ Arakanese
Wednesday’s UN statement urged “all sides to ensure the protection of all civilians” and to find a peaceful solution to the situation.
More than 5,000 people displaced by clashes between Myanmar military, Arakan Army are without proper shelter
As historic enemies, an Arakanese-Rohingya alliance is unthinkable, they say
A headline on recent AA attacks referring to ‘Rakine Buddhist Rebels’ was taken down, but observers say it highlights the dangers of irresponsible conflict coverage
National Defense and Security Council members, including State Counselor and Army chief, join key officials to draw up long- and short-term plans
President’s Office says Arakan Army and Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army met in Bangladesh last year; Rakhine ethnic army (AA) rejects claim
Lawmakers, activists and ethnic representatives hope for progress in 2019, but the events of recent years temper their expectations with caution
Offensive timed to coincide with reduced Tatmadaw presence and had political aims, official says
Friday’s assault on four outposts killed 14 security personnel and injured 9; posts were later retaken by Myanmar Army