The commander of the Border Police Force in Arakan State’s Maungdaw township has told local Rohingya communities to cooperate with authorities to help recover a cache of firearms stolen by…
Diplomats on a mission to northern Arakan State say the government has agreed to allow a resumption of aid to the region.
The visit comes as reports of human rights abuses continue amid tight security in the predominantly Muslim region.
Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi is coming under growing criticism as she departs today on her second overseas trip since the crisis in Arakan State began last month.
The Arakan State government says it will form a militia to bolster defenses along Burma’s border with Bangladesh in the wake of a series of deadly attacks earlier this month.
The President’s Office said the government would investigate the death of a 60-year-old Rohingya Muslim who died in police custody in Arakan State two weeks ago.