Burmese army arrest 36 militants they believe to be associated with Rohingya Muslims as deadly clashes take place in northern Arakan State.
The Arakan National Party has condemned the Burmese government’s suggestion that the ethnic Rohingya be referred to as the “Muslim community in Arakan State”.
The nationalist monks opened a Rangoon school that teaches students how to become ‘decent citizens’ who protect Burma’s majority race and Buddhist religion.
The count could bring much-needed security to undocumented refugees, but key questions regarding the methodology and goals of the process remain unanswered.
Police remain on high-alert to the possible presence in Burma of terror networks such as the Islamic State, believed to be active elsewhere in Asia.
As the incoming head of state, the moral and political responsibility to end the slow genocide in Burma will fall squarely on Suu Kyi’s shoulders.