The villager has accused three soldiers of abducting and raping her.
Anger over villager’s death follows days of clashes that displaced hundreds.
Rohingya were allowed to vote and contest in 2010 elections, but the right was taken from them several years later.
Myanmar’s newest war zone joins many parts of a country riddled with mines from decades of war.
Advocates for desperate miners say only systemic reform will stop tragic deaths.
The rights group says a ‘relentless pattern of violations’ merits UN Security Council action.
The jade-mining center of Hpakant is in a lawless conflict zone that has resisted supervision.
Cries of newborn grandchild alerted patrolling soldiers to women hiding in a bomb shelter.
Police Brigadier General Zaw Moe Than faces up to three years in prison under the Myanmar Police Force Maintenance of Discipline Law.
Some 20,000 ethnic Rakhines from southern Ratheduang township swell the ranks of the displaced.
Rescue crews struggle in “lake of mud” at a site of frequently deadly accidents.
A report on a secret court-martial reveals few details on the convictions in the Gu Dar Pyin village killings.
About 10,000 civilians have already fled Kyauktan village and nearby areas.
Residents confirm the army has been stationed among Buddhist temples in historic Mrauk-U.
Save the Children interviewed 223 kids at camps in southeastern Bangladesh about the coronavirus pandemic.
Fishermen and other community members in North Aceh help 94 Rohingya come ashore.
Move to cut supplies to the Arakan Army leave the mostly ethnic Chin civilians to survive on bananas and vegetables.
A charity spokeswoman praises Acehnese people for preparing to feed and shelter the refugees.
Police have charged them under the country’s Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law.
Aung San Suu Kyi and senior officials are allotted plots of land in the capital at special prices.
An army spokesman cites separatist incitement and security breaches for the year-long ban, which has cut off residents from needed information and help from aid groups.
Coronavirus response, journalism, and humanitarian aid have been crippled by the shutdown, Human Rights Watch says.
Phyo Min Thein was accused of flouting coronavirus restrictions and budget irregularities.
Malaysian official denies it; foreign minister defends country’s treatment of Rohingya.
Rights groups say holding so many dissenters does not befit a hard-won democracy.
The detainees were arrested in mid-March, when government soldiers entered the region amid fighting.
Phyo Min Thein, once a rising star in the NLD, cites an unspecified ‘health condition.’
The boat was reported by Malaysian authorities to be in Thai waters, but Thai patrols have seen no sign of it.
The prediction comes a day after unknown assailants knifed a government army officer and abducted another soldier.
Thai naval official denies presence of the boat, said to be carrying 300 people.