The performers are being charged under controversial penal codes that critics say curb free speech.
Buddhist, Catholic, Hindu and Muslim leaders urge Aung San Suu Kyi’s government to abort the suspended Chinese project.
Press watchdogs also rap Aung San Suu Kyi for the jailing of Reuters journalists and many critics.
Some fear the trend will make all women fair game in the country’s multiple armed conflicts.
Sivanganam told the RCI that he was banned the site in the jungle near Wang Kelian after issuing his report.
Tun Myat Naing says troops trained for more than a year before engaging with the AA in Rakhine state.
Performers required to submit lyrics for approval prior to performance.
The rebel fighters in Rakhine say the government military is fabricating successes to cover for losses.
They say that the firing of artillery shells has damaged historic structures.
Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi is the latest of more than 50 recent cases under Section 66(d) of the Telecommunications Law.
Dozens of c Rakhine villagers are detained on suspicion of supporting the Arakan Army.
Government forces and the Arakan Army issue competing figures on casualties, with civilian deaths reported.
The Arakan Army and Myanmar military confirm captain’s death, but differ on the number of soldiers killed.
They are afraid the army will shoot them indiscriminately, even in areas outside conflict zone.
The messages reached outlets, including RFA, from both sides of the Rakhine conflict.
Group of Rohingya is dropped off in Perlis after a first batch arrived last month.
The army says that the Muslims were helping their traditional foe, the Arakan Army.
Chinese pipeline company's application for exclusive use breaks an agreement with farmers whose land was taken.
The airstrike hit a group of Rohingya collecting bamboo amid army hostilities with a Rakhine ethnic army.
The country has not cooperated with the UN and other efforts to probe the expulsion of 740,000 Muslims.
The Arakan Army has detained eight construction workers it says were helping the army spy on the rebel group.
Expulsions of refugee children have taken place, Bangladeshi school authorities tell BenarNews.
Residents of Rathedaung, Ponnagyun, Kyauktaw, Mrauk-U, and Minbya townships face two months of a 9 p.m.-5 a.m. restriction on their movements.
China has pushed hard to revive the frozen Myitsone Dam, but opposition is growing.
The national army says AA fighters disguise themselves as civilians to commit ‘terror acts.’
Government army says civilians were caught in a fire fight, but its foe the Arakan Army says there was no battle at the time.
The rebel Ta’ang National Liberation Army says the government military initiated the attack.
Various groups are trying to tally casualties from months of fighting between the Arakan Army and government troops.
Human rights groups interview survivors duped into trafficking between 2012 and 2015 while fleeing Myanmar for Malaysia and Thailand.
General Gwan Maw, vice chairman of the Kachin Independence Organization, discusses Myanmar’s peace talks and a controversial Chinese dam in his state.