Unrest in the Muslim-majority north of Arakan State is taking a “terrible toll” on children, the UN children’s agency said as it called for full access to the region.
Burma is allowing the first food deliveries for more than four weeks to the troubled north of Arakan State, amid an ongoing military lockdown of the area.
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.
UN human rights experts call on Burma to investigate allegations of atrocities committed against civilians in northern Arakan State’s Maungdaw Township.
Burma’s security forces have killed at least 26 people in response to last Sunday’s attacks on police in northern Arakan State’s Maungdaw Township, according to state media.
State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and former UN chief Kofi Annnan convened the first meeting of the Arakan Commission on Monday, ahead of a planned visit to the troubled…