Bangladesh border guards say explosion was from mine planted in Myanmar territory.
Miss Grand International Myanmar 2020 Han Lay tells The Irrawaddy that being targeted by the regime has strengthened her convictions.
Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina says India is keen to help resolve the Rohingya refugee crisis but Myanmar’s regime refuses to cooperate.
Thousands of refugees have crossed the border from Chin State into Mizoram in India where they need humanitarian aid.
A look at the key events that have unfolded since the Myanmar military launched a deadly crackdown on Rohingya in Rakhine State in 2017.
India’s National Investigation Agency has arrested six people in a yearlong probe; it said traffickers lured refugees with promises of opportunities in India.
More than 1,000 Rohingya took part in each of the rallies in at least 29 camps, holding placards that read ‘Enough is Enough! Let's Go Home’.
Derek Chollet visited a refugee camp and the Mae Tao Clinic; he is discussing US efforts to help restore democracy in Myanmar and provide aid during his SE Asian tour.
Ex-US envoy Scot Marciel argues that the military has left no room for real negotiation; he also says Bangkok and Washington should cooperate to help refugees.
Displaced people from Chin State and Sagaing Region are receiving support, but access to healthcare and education remains problematic.
The UN’s existing approach to refugees oversimplifies the political, social and even military nature of their situation.
Migrant laborers in Thailand and elsewhere are donating their time and meager wages to a variety of anti-regime causes, as well as to assisting refugees and IDPs on the border.
The Irrawaddy documents the plight of some of the thousands of villagers forced to flee fighting in Karen State to temporary camps on the Moei River on the Thai border.
Noeleen Heyzer’s call comes as fighting intensifies in areas controlled by the KNU in Karen State and Bago Region, causing more civilians to flee their homes.
The humanitarian situation is deteriorating as civilians seek refuge in Thailand amid continued fighting, including junta air strikes, in and around Lay Kay Kaw.