State Counselor’s Office accuses ICC of ‘bad faith’, procedural irregularities; cites ongoing commission of inquiry
Military backed party and its allies say establishment of new panel will lead to ‘foreign intervention’
Thailand's foreign minister said he expects Norway will contribute to the development project, which aims to improve education, public health and infrastructure in the region.
The group will visit Rakhine State in August to assess whether conditions are suitable for the safe return of Rohingya refugees, a Bangladeshi official said.
Comprising two local and two international members, the commission is tasked with investigating rights abuses in Rakhine State following August's ARSA attacks.
Government looks to offset drop in Western, Mid-East tourist numbers due to Rakhine crisis
The former Thai diplomat tells The Irrawaddy that the next few months could be ‘game-changing’ for Myanmar, depending on how it handles developments in the strife-torn state.
The project aims to restore trust among communities and spur development.
Eight-month pilot plan aims to boost development, cross-border trade; local business groups have been told little so far
Police say they found the grenade in the home of Tun Myint Oo, who refused to leave a village he helped resettle with non-Muslims after it was cleared of Rohingya last year.
Bank’s Yangon office says Bangladesh newspaper report stems from “misunderstanding.”
If evidence points to UN, an official complaint will be lodged, spokesman says
Court to rule next week on whether to charge journalists accused of violating Official Secrets Act
"I think there is still a lot of work to do till large-scale repatriation is a realistic possibility,” Peter Maurer said.
The Irrawaddy digs into a new report from the commission on the obstacles it faced, what it got right and could have done better, and the cycle of violence in Rakhine State.