Rights group claims villagers beaten, accused of helping RCSS/SSA; Tatmadaw also allegedly looted livestock
Army says 5 female, 3 male fighters were killed during July 11 armed clash in Namkham Township; TNLA repeats claim Tatmadaw executed POWs
Group says women detained while assisting villagers in northern Shan and later killed by army troops; one TNLA soldier also killed, it says.
Critics post ‘Tatmadaw doesn’t represent me’ on social media in riposte to senior general’s speech to Union Peace Conference.
At opening of 21st-Century Panglong Peace Conference, Sen-Gen Min Aung Hlaing urges all armed groups to sign NCA; State Counselor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi says ceasefire is just the first
Operation follows warning to leave new bases; RCSS leaders deny moving into new areas.
Chin National Front vice chairman Salai Lian Hmung says differing definitions of democracy and federalism are the key hurdles to implementing the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement.
Three FPNCC members fear the northern grouping will abandon them ahead of next month’s peace talks, but they are unlikely to disarm.
With UN General Assembly looming, calls for sanctions are likely to continue, many local experts and politicians believe.
Negotiators agree to omit divisive discussions on autonomy, state constitutions and non-secession in order to make conference possible.
Most of the dead are civilians; TNLA confirms attack on security post and casino, blames deaths on Tatmadaw
Karen community leader and family eeks out existence in forest after fleeing increased Tatmadaw presence in Ler Maw Plu
Rape by government soldiers and impunity remain serious problems, especially in ethnic areas, activists say
As nation’s strongest institution, military is vital to democratic transition, party says.As nation’s strongest institution, military is vital to democratic transition, party s
Woman accused military of killing the pair; she is charged with unlawful association as Tatmadaw insists men were KIA members