Gambia spearheads case on behalf of the 57-member Organization of Islamic Cooperation.
UNESCO officials Mechtild Rössler and Jing Feng discuss threats to World Heritage Sites in Southeast Asia.
Villagers blame Myanmar forces for the attack in Buthidaung township, which also set homes ablaze.
Government had announced plans to move 3,000 to Bhashan Char from Cox’s Bazar camps by early November.
They are freed a day after the Arakan Army released 25 other civilian captives taken from a passenger ferry.
Numbers still held remain unclear, though, as AA figures for captives' status clash with government estimates.
The woman, who is now mentally disabled, says her captors broke her leg.
‘What we would prefer to see is a Myanmar domestic process that people who commit human rights [abuses] are held accountable,’ says US Ambassador Scot Marciel.
Soldiers reportedly stabbed and beat two of escapees during interrogations.
War hurts farming, fishing, border trade, and tourism, the pillars of the Rakhine economy.
Critics see another blow to freedom of expression in a country struggling to shed its dictatorial past.
Allies say her comments to the Japanese press were unhelpful in achieving a key electoral pledge.
Dramatic air attack on AA motorboats in Rakhine state killed an unknown number of abductees.
The AA cited the example of a deadly attack by the three-army Northern Alliance in August in Shan state that killed 15 people.
Tatmadaw, Myanmar’s army, does not deny report’s claims, but says it is working to prevent rights abuses.
Military says it killed nine AA while sustaining only minor injuries, but AA says it killed 3 dozen with only two casualties.
But conditions must be made safe for their return, and rights as citizens established, Rohingya refugees say.
Dhaka plans to relocate about 3,000 people from Cox’s Bazar camps early next month.
They are accused of raising funds to support the ethnic Arakan Army in its fight against Myanmar government forces.
General Aung San, father of Aung San Suu Kyi, is not widely celebrated by minorities.
Officials say a power-short part of Shan state gets more electricity thanks to the mine.
Locals suspect they were planning to extort money from fellow Chinese in the Myanmar-China border area.
Firefighters suspected of being government soldiers are kidnapped, while police assigned to Rakhine are resigning.
The soldier said he was sick of seeing Rakhine civilians abused, but the army dismisses his claims as propaganda.
Others who live in displacement camps inside Rakhine state say conditions have not improved.
Once bustling wholesale center now empty, as Chinese restrictions have killed demand for agricultural products.
The Kunming-Mandalay high-speed railway is part of China’s showcase Belt and Road Initiative.
Rakhine state reports civilian deaths in the ongoing war between the Arakan Army and government military.
The raids follow earlier ones that left two traffickers dead and bagged millions of methamphetamines.
An additional eight youths detained last month were placed in juvenile detention.