Government says they could have been killed by either side, rebels deny that there was a battle.
But ongoing hostilities in Rakhine state underscore the fragile nature of Aung San Suu Kyi’s peace process.
Particularly at risk are women displaced by fighting in Myanmar’s Kachin and northern Shan states.
Tatmadaw issues stock reply that it will take action if shown “concrete evidence” it was behind the expulsion of 740,000 Rohingya in 2017.
Temple staff describes ‘panic’ and warns that some 2,000 refugees are stretching a monastery’s capacity.
Mrauk-U residents say the Arakan Army was not in the vicinity of shooting that injured seven civilians.
Critics say the move raises legal questions and will hurt a fragile national peace process.
The Arakan Army says it has had no skirmishes with the Myanmar Army, which it accuses of staging 'fake battles.'
Myanmar rights experts see a ‘bogus game’ or ‘weak attempt to feign concern for the rule of law.’
The Myanmar Peace Commission will meet with the eight groups collectively for the first time next week.
A Rakhine village administrator says “fighter planes were attacking throughout the entire night.”
Fortify Rights’ appeal comes as Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army tells followers to refrain from crimes.
Aung San Suu Kyi did not reveal decision on delayed Myitsone Dam project in Kachin state.
Incidents occur as US State Department annual report finds rights abuses by the army and its non-state foes.
A literacy program covers expenses for academically inclined members of the displaced community.
The KIA denies it had abducted the sugarcane plantation workers to serve as soldiers.
The men were captured along with excavation equipment, weapons, and drones.
Police are moving and consolidating outposts to fend off attacks from the Arakan Army.
“We won’t host anymore Rohingya,” Foreign Minister A.K. Abdul Momen told BenarNews.
Cambodia blocks public rallies for International Women’s Day, while NGOs remember jailed women journalists.
Yunnan province officials threaten blockade to press ethnic army to sign ceasefire with the government.
The country’s minister for religious affairs has made inflammatory remarks about Rohingya Muslims.
Mutu Say Poe says the current implementation of the peace process has deviated from the terms of a nationwide cease-fire accord.
“It is Myanmar government that would offer the money,” political attaché Vera Hu told BenarNews.
The number of civilians displaced by the armed conflict in Rakhine state now exceeds an estimated 10,000 since late last year.
The ethnic armed organizations gather in Thailand amid concerns of a drift in the peace process.
Article 19, an NGO, says democratic space in the country has continued to shrink since a bleak assessment last year.
International Criminal Court: Trip to Cox’s Bazar is a “preliminary examination."
The Organization of Islamic Cooperation will seek accountability and justice for human rights violations against the Rohingya.
Bangladesh foreign ministry officials confirm meeting took place on March 3.