Villagers in Kachin state are short of rice and other staples in area also hit by armed conflict.
Rights experts say the Tatmadaw cannot be trusted to investigate and try its own men.
Rights activists say escape attempts will continue until the root causes of the Rohingya exodus are addressed.
The military and the Arakan Army blame each other for the death of a Rohingya man in Buthidaung township.
UN experts sound a warning on rising casualties among children in Rakhine.
A senior official says farmers will receive compensation for land, crops, and lost livelihoods.
Many workers are afraid to approach authorities because they are working illegally in China.
Ethnic groups say the military always finds excuses to cling to power.
Activists say they must be treated well under Myanmar’s International Court of Justice obligations.
Ethnic leaders, meanwhile, say the ruling party has not kept pledges to address their issues.
Government soldiers routinely block vehicles from transporting injured villagers to hospitals, locals say.
Dozens missing, at least 15 bodies recovered after boat sank in Bay of Bengal, survivors and officials told BenarNews.
The Buddhists were angry about references to ‘hate speech’ in reports on their rally.
Villagers are fleeing constant firing of heavy artillery by Myanmar military, a lawmaker says.
The pair faces charges under the country’s Unlawful Associations Act.
Some observers say the outgoing minister was seen as too close to Aung San Suu Kyi.
Myanmar authorities are still working to determine the places of origin of 20 others.
Government forces say they are using unmanned aerial vehicles to survey land for roadwork.