Secretary of State Pompeo cites military’s actions against Rohingya, Kachin and others as Myanmar remains among ‘Countries of Particular Concern’
Burma Campaign UK says companies including Facebook and Western Union are helping military violate human rights, destroy environment
AA claims to have killed gov’t soldiers, seized weapons during nearly a week of border firefights
Organization claims project in northern Karen State has a military purpose
Aid worker confirms reports of fighting near boundary between Chin, Rakhine states; AA soldiers also reported killed
Hundreds of members of the ethnic Pa-O community attended a military rally in Taunggyi on Wednesday, with one local leader claiming they were coerced with threats of eviction.
Rights groups urge gov’t to scrap Vacant Land Law, which they say leaves IDPs and ethnic landholders particularly vulnerable.
Standing Committee statement repeats objection to Tatmadaw’s “new” conditions for implementing the NCA
Local residents accuse RCSS of starting the blaze; group rejects claim, says novices were ‘playing with fire’
Central Committee seeks ‘consensus’ on decision-making amid suspension of talks with government, military
Army accuses the Kachin Baptist Convention members of traveling in a restricted zone without permission; three have been freed.
An entrenched, male-dominated ‘security approach’ has left the peace process deadlocked.
Reforms are making progress but Brussels’ support still needed, union reps tell delegation probing rights abuses
TNLA accuses Tatmadaw of mining public roads in ‘non-conflict’ zones
Ethnic group says it will not let Tatmadaw use peace process to force one-sided disarmament