Ethnic armed groups say civil war will not end without amendments.
The journalists were charged with causing public chaos.
A coalition of armed ethnic rebel groups says the actions of government troops are damaging trust.
Media representatives air their grievances to the senior general in rare talks.
The deaths occurred amid clashes that have caused residents to flee.
Thai Prime Minister faces protests over the case during his visit to Myanmar.
The longtime campaigner is protesting solitary confinement.
Observers say scores remain behind bars.
The tensions in a township arise over a Kachin rebel group’s controversial recruitment drive.
Those involved call on government to make progress with reaching a peace deal.
The decision follows failed mediation through the country’s press council.
Two government soldiers are injured since the fighting flared more than a week ago.
The battle comes as the government moves to forge a nationwide cease-fire pact with rebel groups.
They say military issues and plans for political dialogue are delaying the agreement.
The groups call for increased accountability from the commission.
Aung San Suu Kyi says senior NLD members 'did not say' the party would back Shwe Mann.
The move could delay the formulation of a nationwide cease-fire accord, rebel groups say.