Maung Maung Soe is the first high-level military officer to be named for his involvement in the atrocities against the Muslim group in northern Rakhine state.
Human rights groups urge government to pursue leads in New Straits Times report.
The commission says it is concerned that the two men haven’t seen their lawyers and families.
Yanghee Lee says she is ‘puzzled and disappointed’ by the move.
Process of voluntary repatriation of refugees is to start in late January, officials say.
Survivors of the attack tell the rights group that the army trapped thousands of residents along a riverbank where it slaughtered men, women, and children.
China and Vietnam meanwhile remain stalled with rankings near the bottom of a list of 180 surveyed countries.
Human Rights Watch reports that the Myanmar military is continuing to destroy Muslim homes in northern Rakhine state.
NLD spokesman Win Htein says it’s obvious that the charges against the Reuters journalists had been planned.
Many patients are women and girls who were raped in Myanmar.
Five refugees and a suspected human trafficker were detained, police say.
Yangon police say that a ‘group of authorities’ took the Reuters journalists away from the Htauk Kyant Police Station.
Activists and the leader of the country’s Catholic Church hit back against the Letpadaung copper mine and Myitsone dam.
Many of the victims were shot and others were burned in their homes, MSF reports.
They call on the government to immediate free two Reuters journalists arrested on Tuesday.
Win Myat Aye says the government is prepared to accept those who want to return to northern Rakhine state.
The Reuters reporters are accused of illegally possessing government documents on the crisis in northern Rakhine state.
The move follows the signing of an agreement with ASEAN members in November that protects the rights of migrant workers.
The explosions are the latest attacks by unknown persons in the violence-ridden region.
Unidentified people are using social media to spread false information that President Htin Kyaw will soon resign.
The NGO warns that the situation could spawn cross-border violence with Bangladesh and recruitment by jihadists.
Auto pistons and iron pipes used to make improvised explosive devices are discovered in Kyaut Pandu village.
The UN’s top human rights official says the systematic discrimination and atrocities against the group may include elements of genocide.
The local government is providing them with temporary housing, but they are having difficulty finding work.
The military wants to prevent rice and gas from getting into the hands of ‘illegal’ mine operators.
“The presence of God today is also called Rohingya,” pontiff says.
The Kachin Independence Army accuses the government military of launching an offensive against its Battalion 14.
Pontiff underscores inter-religious harmony, seeks world help in resolving refugee crisis.
Pope Francis’ comments draw mixed reactions from both inside and outside the country.
Government will first need to build shelters for refugees on Bay of Bengal isle.