The Rakhine National Network alleges that Burmese army soldiers have set fire to villages in Kyauktaw, forcing locals to flee.
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The long awaited meeting of the Conflict Negotiation Commission, involving five delegates from each side, is due within a few days.
Leaders are called on to act to avoid further tragedy in Burma’s Rohingya crisis on the eve of the 26th ASEAN Summit.
The vehicle was part of an army convoy travelling in eastern Shan State under heavy rain when it apparently slid over a steep cliff.
UEC director says party application is still being processed. However, a 30 April deadline for forming new parties is just one week away.