The seven senior military officials face asset freezes and are banned from traveling to the EU.
Relations between the NLD government and Myanmar army appear to be hanging by a thread with their leaders at loggerheads over international involvement in the Rohingya crisis.
In a new report, the advisory commission says the spokesman undermined its work by claiming its role was to shield the government from international criticism.
President’s Office says court is trying to increase international pressure on Naypyitaw.
Readers’ Perspectives: The issues in the strife-torn region stem from migration; this is not a religious conflict, writes Kyaw Lat.
USDP spokesman U Thein Tun Oo said an office for the special envoy in the country's capital would put Myanmar's sovereignty and unity at risk.
The judges asked Myanmar to reply by July 27 to a request that the ICC should exercise jurisdiction over the alleged deportation of Rohingya to Bangladesh.
Patience and time are required to restore trust between the communities, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi told Christine Schraner Burgener, the UN special envoy on Myanmar.
The commission said all 88 recommendations it made last year, just before the outbreak of fresh violence in Rakhine State, were still relevant after a review in Denmark.
Trapped in "prison-like" tents in Bangladesh's refugee camps because of fears they will be trafficked or harassed, Rohingya girls dream of going to school, aid agencies say.
Bangladesh's Human Rights Commission has urged the Foreign Affairs and Law ministries to assist the ICC in prosecuting Myanmar over its alleged crimes against the Rohingya.
The Irrawaddy briefs you on the week that was in the national legislature.
On the UN special envoy's first visit to Myanmar, Snr-Gen Min Aung Hlaing defended the army's actions in Rakhine State and said "bias" would only make the situation worse.
Process will be led by UEHRD, he says; Arakan National Party calls for greater disclosure.
Aid agencies say at least one Rohingya refugee has died and more than 1,000 shelters have been destroyed in the first heavy rains of the monsoon season to hit Cox's Bazar.