“So the crime was completed, if I can put it that way, in Bangladesh,” chief delegate says.
Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, three others blamed for ethnic cleansing, extrajudicial killings.
The army-backed party rules out supporting any proposals besides its own ideas.
‘The Arakan Army has not tortured me or ordered me to perform forced labor,’ says the captive.
He also raises questions about the accuracy of CCTV video recordings at his daughter’s school.
The move come in response to RFA reports that 15 villagers died during or after interrogations by security forces in Rakhine state.
Analysts say the government’s handling of the Arakan Army could harm already fragile peace talks.
The Ministry of Home Affairs says they were raising funds and taking other actions "inimical to Singapore’s security.'
A military spokesman denied villagers’ accounts of a roundup and search for Arakan Army fighters.
Sheikh Hasina rejects U.S. lawmaker’s proposal for Dhaka to annex Myanmar’s Rakhine State.
The first use of the law on an ethnic army is seen as complicating a fragile peace process.
Scorched-earth tactics were a central feature of the army’s expulsion of 750,000 Rohingya in 2017.
Bereaved family members say their son had been tortured during interrogations about his connections to the Arakan Army.
Zaw Win Hlaing’s family members say he was severely beaten and tortured while in custody.
One convicted protester is the 70-year-old mother of a man who died in police custody on June 6.
Politicians offer to post aid requests for constituents on social media and seek help from officials.
Truck convoy was hired by the Red Cross and was traveling close to nighttime curfew hours.
Yanghee Lee, the UN’s special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, discusses the Myanmar military, Rohingya refugees, displaced ethnic Rakhines, and Aung San Suu Kyi.