A government spokesman calls victims’ testimony that they were raped by the army a 'baseless accusation.'
Seven agencies are tracking possible ARSA activities at refugee camps in Bangladesh, police source says.
The Kachin Women’s Peace Network says families hiding in the jungles of Tanaing township are in need of food.
New president Win Myint grants amnesty to prisoners and reiterates his main priorities for the coming year.
An ICC prosecutor seeks ruling on whether the violent expulsion of Muslim minority falls under the court’s jurisdiction.
But conditions in Myanmar “are not yet conducive for returns to be safe, dignified, and sustainable,” UNHCR says.
Roughly 600 residents have sought temporary shelter inside a school.
Six missing residents from Aytulay village are feared to have been taken away by soldiers.
Saimiun Rahman allegedly engaged in terrorist activities in Bangladesh and India, agency says.
Myint Thu of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs discusses Social Welfare Minister Win Myat Aye’s trip to Bangladesh.
The decision comes a day after the army sentenced seven soldiers to prison for the killings of Rohingya civilians that the journalists had documented.
Refugees reject sympathy, assurances offered by visiting officials.
Robert San Aung has taken up the case of Aung Ko Htway who was sentenced in March to two years of hard labor for incitement.
A spokesman for the ethnic armed group says soldiers only conducted surprise searches for illicit drugs.
Community leader Saw O Moo was a member of a group providing food and medicine to villagers displaced by fighting.
Min Sign of the civil society group Nang Shani is being held in prison on charges of violating the country’s Unlawful Association Act.
Survivors told authorities five others died during their 20-day ordeal.
The social welfare minister says that some Rohingya refugees who applied for repatriation have not completed application forms correctly.
None will be forced to go, though, Bangladesh's commissioner in charge of refugee relief and repatriation says.
The Kachin Independence Army says it will launch attacks on the Myanmar army in the Hakawng valley on April 10.
UN officials have been vocal critics of Myanmar’s treatment of Rohingya Muslims.
Refugees were turned over to immigration department because the lacked proper documents.
Myo Nyunt, a spokesman for Myanmar’s ruling National League for Democracy party discusses the government’s controversial policy toward civil society groups.
In Malaysia, officials step up marine patrols to intercept boat believed to be carrying Rohingya.
The two sides are still hammering out details in their memorandum of understanding.
Bus carrying 47 people burned in western Tak province, officials say.
Ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya, stalled constitutional reform, and authoritarian tendencies leave little to celebrate.
They had tried to block police cars entering their village to force out residents resisting eviction.
Win Myint becomes the country’s tenth president since independence in 1948.
Aung Ko Htway was arrested last year after describing his ordeal in an interview with RFA.