Yanghee Lee meets with residents of Kyaukphyu who complain that they have not benefitted from a special economic zone and pipeline project.
The ‘armed terrorists’ are shot dead after they run out of a house following an exchange of gunfire.
Kyaw Min Swe, editor-in-chief of the independent newspaper The Voice Daily, awaits his next hearing on July 14.
The two countries will work together to ensure that Myanmar migrant workers are documented to work legally in Thailand.
The charging of three reporters under the Unlawful Associations Act should not be seen as a problem between the media and the military, she says.
They believe that local civilian agencies are unable to maintain public order and safety in the unstable region.
Shells fall in villages in the Indawgyi region, forcing residents to flee.
Police say everything is now under control following the latest bout of sectarian violence in the state capital Sittwe.
Foreign workers could face five years in prison and a fine for entering the country illegally.
State lawmakers call for more security in villages surrounding Maungdaw town to prevent further attacks.
Meanwhile, journalists enlist civil society in a campaign to repeal the law he is charged under.
The foreign ministry orders embassies not to grant entry visas for the UN mission charged with investigating army atrocities following the October 2016 attacks by militants.
More than 60 domestic and international organizations want the government to abolish Article 66(d) or decriminalize defamation.
The three reporters will go on trial on July 10 for covering an event organized by an ethnic militia.
The reporters are being detained for ‘having connections’ to an ethnic armed group considered by the state to be a terrorist organization.
State parliament speaker calls on lawmakers and the Rakhine government to work together to ensure the area’s safety.
Police fire on migrant workers after they beat security officers and destroy machinery at the Wakyae jade mine.
The journalists are arrested as they return from a narcotics-burning event held by the Ta’ang National Liberation Organization.
Chinese bank officials say they are working on reopening the accounts of those found not to be involved in illegal activities.
Kyaw Min Swe, editor-in-chief of the independent newspaper The Voice Daily, awaits his next court date on June 30.
They are solidifying their ties to the United Wa State Army, the country’s largest nonstate armed forces.
Two are shot dead, while a third man is killed during a struggle with a soldier who stepped on his head.
The group says that clashes between the national military and Kachin Independence Army could harm the peace process.
Officials recommend collaborative efforts; Amnesty International seeks protection, legal status for refugees.
Three groups disagree with the government’s nationwide peace pact as the way forward in the country’s peace process.
The town’s district administrator tells Chinese authorities to unfreeze the accounts of those not engaged in illegal activities.
They claim the accounts are illegal and tied to funds from drug dealing and gambling.
‘British Ko Ko Maung’ is let go, while his editor remains in jail awaiting trial on defamation charges.
Hostilities rage between the Myanmar military and Kachin Independence Army the day after the deadline for a civilian evacuation order.
Report to parliament in Dhaka comes after Indonesia-based think-tank reveals existence of new insurgent group.