The Kachin Independence Army believes that the military has stepped up its assaults to force the group to sign a key peace pact.
The students are demanding increases in the country’s underfunded education budget.
ARSA insurgents took a camp leader and his brother, according to an eyewitness.
Soldiers clash again with the Kachin Independence Army in Tanaing township.
Many vow not to return if they must promise not to protest in the future.
A team of local lawmakers will investigate the killings of ethnic Rakhines during a police crackdown.
A few hundred people are huddling together in a camp built exclusively for Hindus.
Bill Richardson says he opted to step down because the board sounded like ‘a cheerleading squad for government policy.’
A team of investigators is examining a police crackdown in the ancient town in Rakhine state that left seven people dead.
The reforms the country created in 2015 have not curbed labor abuses in the industry.
The judge defers a decision until the prosecution and the defense question the police chief at the next hearing.
Myanmar claims it is ‘ready’ but Bangladesh has no date for start of repatriation.
They also say police committed rights violations during a crackdown that left seven dead last week.
Criticism is mounting over the police response to a protest and the arrest of a local lawmaker.
Leaders also post a set of 21 demands as pre-conditions for returning to Myanmar.
Aye Maung is held for a nationalist speech, while organizers of an event that turned deadly also face charges.
The victims had gathered for an anniversary event that escalated amid calls for Rakhine sovereignty.
An agreement specifies how long the resettlement would take, but not when it will begin.
Joint working group plans two-day talks a week before process is to begin.
Taro Kono calls on Aung San Suu Kyi to ensure the safe and voluntary return of Muslim refugees from Bangladesh.
An NLD spokesperson predicts a further reshuffle of ministers under Aung San Suu Kyi's government.
One legal expert says the statement issued by an army investigation team reads like a ‘radio play with a plot’ and a defense of the military.
Some in Myanmar’s media sector say Thet Oo Maung and Kyaw Soe Oo of Reuters news agency are victims of police entrapment.
Officials say the facilities for Rohingya refugees are ready, but Bangladesh is holding up the process.
They must not be returned to ‘genocide zones’ without security and citizenship, says the chairman of the Burma Task Force USA.
Bill Clinton calls the detentions of Thet Oo Maung and Kyaw Soe Oo ‘unacceptable.’
Under agreement with Myanmar, Bangladesh was to begin returning refugees on Jan. 22.
Officials say the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army seeks to undermine its plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh.
The government military clashes with Kachin Independence Army soldiers and blocks a route used to smuggle timber to China.
Another is injured as a slag heap collapses on migrant workers hunting jade left over from mining operations.