Monk Ashin Aikthsriya says the government must rein in wayward clergy members who foment communal tension.
The grassroots rally is reminiscent of demonstrations over the charter before the National League for Democracy came to power.
Three fellow Peace Prize winners warn Aung San Suu Kyi she risks prosecution for genocide.
The move comes a day after Nobel Peace laureates criticize Aung San Suu Kyi for failing to stop the violence against the Muslim minority.
They claim the clearings are to make way for new structures for returning refugees, not to wipe out evidence at sites where troops are accused of atrocities.
No suspects have been named in the blast, which occurred in northeastern Myanmar's conflict-torn Shan state.
Demonstrators demand Myanmar’s recognition of Rohingya Muslims as citizens.
The request is a bid to rein in clergymen who stir up trouble in the Buddhist-majority country.
AMM has links with outfits in Pakistan and Bangladesh, officials say.
The immigration ministry is scrutinizing the names to ensure there are no militants among the returnees.
Fortify Rights and Amnesty International call on the government to look into cases involving missing Kachin villagers and murdered Karenni men.
Over 8,000 names are included on the list, which must now be verified by Myanmar authorities in Naypyidaw.
Rakhine state’s chief minister urges the group to work with the Myanmar government to help resolve the region's problems.
The two sides are trying to reach an agreement on wage and other contract terms.
The prosecutor offers to drop the case against the editor-in-chief of Myanmar Now if he makes amends with Buddhist monk Wirathu.
A spokesman for the Kachin Independence Army says the shutdown of the military stations won’t take place soon.
“We can’t wait for international media to come,” says Rohingya Vision TV co-founder.
An official questions the claims and says such reports undermine efforts to restore stability.
The legislation clears the way for US measures to punish troops who committed atrocities against the Rohingya.
Myanmar’s deputy information minister says the news agency violated media ethics when it published a ‘false’ report on mass graves in Rakhine state.
More than 150 villagers take up shelter in a monastery in Theinni’s Kaungai village.
Local officials show the facilities to prove they are ready to process Rohingya Muslims returning from Bangladesh.
“Genocide and ethnic cleansing” may have occurred in Myanmar, Zeid Ra-ad al-Hussein tells Indonesia conference.
The Myanmar government is trying to give the Muslim minority what it needs to remain in the country, a township administrator says.
The fighting has stymied development programs in Kachin and prompted chopper attacks in Shan.
Refugees, experts express concerns about possible devastation in Bangladeshi camps.
A spokesman says a locally appointed investigation team found no evidence of the claims.
List compiled from family surveys at refugee camps in Bangladesh was handed to U.N. special rapporteur last month.
Observers say current instability and unrest in Myanmar are cause for concern regarding personal safety.
It is unknown if the killing of Bo Bo Min Theik is related to a recent deadly crackdown on ethnic Rakhines in the township.