Experts say the AA is following the pattern of other ethnic armies in imposing taxes in areas it controls.
Rights activists decry the lack of transparency and the government's denial of the mass killings in question.
The Sagaing region residents say they were not given promised payments for confiscated farmland.
About 162,000 predominantly ethnic Karen civilians remain internally displaced in southeastern Myanmar.
Officials react to an NGO’s report that calls measures including barbed-wire fencing and watchtowers “counterproductive.”
The national army says the abductions are meant to disrupt government control in northern Rakhine state.
Aungthabyae village official Moe Lin says he tried to mediate a conflict between villagers and police.
Ichiro Maruyama says his government does not believe Myanmar carried out genocide against Rohingya Muslims.
The rebel Arakan Army was detaining Ye Thein when the armed assault occurred.
Senior officers broke the law by revealing the child's identity and must now be charged, protesters say.
The military claims that the blockade is necessary to prevent the flow of supplies to the Arakan Army.
Rohingya women and children are being trafficked from refugee camps, Bangladeshi minister tells BenarNews.
The 14-year-old’s aunt is an accomplice in efforts to send her to work in China.
Their traffickers meanwhile remain at large.
Delegation visited refugee camps in Cox’s Bazar to discuss repatriation efforts.
Aung San Suu Kyi opens the new facility on Rakhine state’s Munaung Island.
Many of those apprehended during the first half of the year came for jobs in the mining and gambling industries.
But state officials say farmers will be paid only for their lost crops, calling the land they work 'unoccupied.'
Some remain closed, though, as authorities in the Wa region carry out studies to determine which may open again.
Rights groups urge humane treatment for possible trafficking victims.
Very few Rohingya refugees have returned to Myanmar, fearing continued violence and systematic discrimination.
After being sentenced on another charge, protester Paul Lu had handed the judge a broken scale to show his distrust of Myanmar's court system.
Critics say she ignored facts, human suffering as she rehashed discredited talking points.
Stephen Rapp, former U.S. ambassador-at-large for war crimes issues at the State Department's Office of Global Criminal Justice, discusses the Rohingya genocide hearing.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s performance appealed to loyalists, but few others.
Allegations against Myanmar’s security forces are “incomplete and misleading,” de facto leader tells ICJ.
Human Rights Watch catalogs 'absurd defense arguments' as Myanmar leader ignores key facts at the International Court of Justice.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who is leading the country’s defense team, observed the first day of the hearings in The Hague.
Thousands defy government rule against protests as genocide case opens at the International Court of Justice.
Some believe police and township officials go lightly on crimes by foreign residents in township on the city's outskirts.