In the past, outside pressure has only caused the military to dig in deeper; and there is little support for Rohingya within the country.
RCSS denies detaining missing troops, says they probably deserted their posts
Critics see decision to air film on anniversary of coup as an attempt to legitimize its takeover—and as a warning that it could happen again.
Already wielding considerable political power under the Constitution, and with the NLD making itself more unpopular by the day, why would it?
Pattern of violations committed by Tatmadaw in Rakhine has been directed at other groups for many years, group says
Three charged over comments relating to plight of Kachin IDPs who were trapped by fighting in April and May.
There is little evidence that the government was involved, but the damage to the democratic transition has been done.
Bans draw mixed responses; gov’t insists it had no part in the decision and looks to dispel any misunderstanding that could harm national reconciliation.
‘Dare to Rebel’ posters are too harshly opposed to the Union government, the military says.
Youth network says Ta’ang group earlier accused woman of being a Tatmadaw informant; her family denies the claim.
Once a vocal supporter of the peace process, Padao Mahn Nyein Maung no longer appears to trust the government or Army
Army says it has proof they were killed in battle; local residents, aid groups say men were IDPs and were tortured, executed in custody
State Counselor’s Office accuses ICC of ‘bad faith’, procedural irregularities; cites ongoing commission of inquiry
By agreeing to the demand, gov’t and Tatmadaw would set worrying precedent for other signatories, analysts point out.
Media members demand explanation for senior officer’s outburst against reporters, who were acting within parliamentary rules