Members of a Phnong indigenous community say a local military chief forced them from their homes and seized their rice fields.
Arakan Army commander Renin Su is picked up and charged under the country’s anti-terrorism law.
They say the law has been applied unfairly to government detractors.
The latest hostilities come a day before the government plans to sign a nationwide cease-fire accord with eight of the country’s armed ethnic groups.
Recent migrants are joining with soldiers to fell trees and confiscate cleared land, sources say.
She had compared military uniforms to a sarong worn by Aung San Suu Kyi.
The pair has volunteered to resettle in the Southeast Asian nation from a camp on the Pacific island of Nauru.
He says protests over alleged poll fraud should not be mistaken for a popular revolt.
A Myanmar negotiator says they don’t want western observers involved in the process.
Local police and other officials may be helping those clearing the land, sources say.
The move follows an attack by government troops two days earlier against the same group.
The mostly Christian minority group denies claims that they are economic migrants, and call for assistance from the UN and NGOs.
Independent unions are not satisfied with the increase to U.S. $140 from the current U.S. $128 a month.
The group will join seven others in inking the agreement with the government.
Evidence presented in court has already established his client's innocence, senator's lawyer says.
The 24 Vietnamese Christians have grown frustrated by the long wait for a decision about their asylum requests.
National League for Democracy party leader Aung San Suu Kyi ends several days of campaigning in Kachin state.
An insurgent spokesman says the assault was retribution for snubbing the talks.
They petition parliament before police disperse the procession.
The asylum-seekers say they face political persecution back home if they are forced to return.
Ashin Wirathu discusses Myanmar’s political parties and their support for nationalism.
Hong Sok Hour's request to be released on bail due to ill health is refused.
A government official says more groups will sign the pact later.
The group of nine says they fear persecution if returned to Cambodia's communist neighbor.
Only seven of 19 armed ethnic groups agree to sign a final nationwide cease-fire agreement with the government.
A Cambodia-based rights group is being denied access to opposition figures held at a prison in Phnom Penh.
Soldiers move against villages to add property to a retired veterans' commune.
The police chief of Siem Reap province says the 26-year-old has confessed to making threats on social media.
They accuse companies, the government and military of encroaching upon their land.
He touts the party as the force behind democratic change in the country.