Meeting in northern Thailand between the armed Arakan Liberation Party and the Burmese government’s Peace-making Work Committee ended without any accord.
Two Arakanese protestors from western Burma’s Sittwe, who organised a massive rally in March slamming a proposed plan to resettle displaced Rohingya, are set to appear in court on 5 August after being hit with charges for demonstrating without permission. Rakhine Women’s Network’s Nyo Aye and Kyaw Zaw Oo from the local charity group the …
Five Buddhists standing trial for their alleged role in stirring anti-Muslim riots in central Burma in March were released on bail by a regional court on Wednesday, according to local sources
Hundreds of Buddhist residents in western Burma’s Arakan state took to the streets this week to protest a government plan to resettle Rohingya Muslims, who were uprooted in last year’s ethno-religious clashes
The Indonesian Foreign Minister has pledged one million dollars in humanitarian aid to Arakan state after a visit to the conflict-torn region, where Buddhists and Rohingya Muslims clashed last year
The Burmese military have reportedly killed several people in Arakan state after opening fire on residents amid the ongoing sectarian clashes in the region, according to a local government official