The call by the Union-Level Committee CSOs for Peace Forum follows a crackdown on demonstrators in Yangon protesting against civil war in Kachin state.
Twenty people die during an attack by an ethnic armed group on security posts and a casino in Muse.
Reporters Without Borders wants Aung San Suu Kyi’s government to free the two men and guarantee press freedom throughout the country.
The Foreign Affairs Ministry rejects the Muslim organization’s ‘irresponsible labeling’ of a military crackdown in response to attacks by a terrorist group.
Government authorities are still trying to evacuate others trapped in war zones.
The NGOs say “impunity is entrenched” in Myanmar and reject government denials of atrocities.
A religious aid group is helping the latest batch of roughly 200 displaced civilians to be taken to Kachin state's capital.
Organization of Islamic Cooperation vows to mobilize support for Rohingya and put pressure on Myanmar.
Clashes between the government military and Kachin Independence Army have displaced about 4,000 residents.
Eight are injured and sent to hospital as rescue workers continue the search for survivors.
From North Korea to Cambodia, journalists are subject to harassment, arrest, and detention for practicing their profession.
Rallies continue in Myitkyina as protesters call for humanitarian access to villagers displaced by government attacks.
He says the jailed cop’s account didn’t differ from an earlier one, as prosecutors alleged.
Many work for low pay and no benefits, with raises in minimum wage still not enough to live on, sources say.
One diplomat suggests that Myanmar can set up an investigation through an International Criminal Court referral or by holding its own thorough inquiry.
Fifteen diplomats hold talks on the security situation in Rakhine state with Myanmar’s military commander-in-chief.
Fighting between the Kachin Independence Army and Myanmar military has forced thousands to flee their homes.
“We are not closing our eyes” but there is “no magic solution,” Russian diplomat says.
Residents from 20 villages flee fighting between the government army and Kachin Independence Army in Injanyang township.
They say the pair should never have been arrested, amid claims they were entrapped by police.
Instead, they tell the relatives of Police Captain Moe Yan Naing that he is being detained ‘in a safe place.’
They want the Security Council to hold the country’s army accountable for war crimes in Kachin state.
China, Vietnam, Laos, and North Korea meanwhile hold rankings near the bottom of the list, unchanged from last year.
The main opposition parties and others say the move is ‘dangerous for the country.’
Derek Mitchell, former U.S. Ambassador to Myanmar, says the government could have handled some aspects of its initiative to end civil wars ‘a little better.’
Small numbers have migrated because of dire poverty in the southeastern region of Bangladesh.
Authorities evict the family of Police Captain Moe Yan Naing a day after he testified that two detained Reuters reporters were set up.
Captain Moe Yan Naing testifies that police Brigadier General Tin Ko Ko ordered officers to entrap the two reporters.
A Catholic aid worker says expectant and nursing mothers, as well as many elderly villagers, are among those stranded in a war zone.
But Rohingyas maintain that they shouldn’t need the cards, because their forefathers were citizens.