The Arakan State parliament votes unanimously in favor of a non-binding resolution formally condemning UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon for his use of the word “Rohingya.”
Hundreds of villagers plan to protest after a jade scavenger was allegedly murdered and mutilated in Hpakant, a resource-rich area in northern Burma’s Kachin State.
The US President has used a meeting with senior lawmakers to state that the military should not be a feature of future Burmese governments.
A monastery in Karenni State offers children from a cornucopia of minorities in the region a chance at education that they might otherwise not get.
It’s harvest season in southern Shan State and Kayan tribes are busy tending to the harvest of their colorful but illicit crop: the opium poppy.
Aung San Suu Kyi has told a 10,000 strong crowd that her party will fight the military veto on constitutional amendments.
The body of Aung Kyaw Naing, a journalist allegedly killed and buried by the Burma Army, was exhumed from the grave by police and medical professionals.
Col. Saw Tun Tun, tactical commander of the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army, speaks about ethnic politics and the prospect of peace in Burma.
Hundreds gather at the headquarters of the Democratic Karen Benevolent Army to debate the future of the ethnic Karen people’s rebel armed forces.
The Karen National Union opens the door to the possibility that a much-debated unified fighting force of ethnic Karen rebels could come by 2015.
RANGOON — The wife of slain local journalist Aung Kyaw Naing said on Monday that police in Mon State’s Kyaikmayaw town have accepted her complaint and agreed to open an investigation into her husband’s killing by the Burma Army. “We only could open one complaint for a criminal charge at the moment, which is a […]
A local journalist’s wife says he has been detained by the Burma Army several weeks ago when he visited Karen rebels fighting the army.
Fighting erupts again between the Burma Army and an allied force of ethnic armed groups in northern Shan State, according a rebel officer.
Politically minded women in Mon State form a party to contest general elections in 2015, with the goal of appointing more women in Parliament.
The government will pay schoolteachers who teach ethnic minority languages in Burma, according to ethnic leaders, in a win for ethnic minorities’ rights and cultures.
Scores of refugees are in detention after being rescued by Thailand’s anti-human trafficking police from a rubber plantation in Thailand’s Phang Nga province.
Dozens of residents flee villages, while Burma Army soldiers are seen during operations to hunt down DKBA rebels, with whom they have clashed for days.
Rohingya Muslims in Myebon are both hopeful and uncertain as some ostensibly receive citizenship rights for the first time under the government’s national verification program.
Rohingya camp residents in Arakan State’s Myebon hold a quiet celebration of Eid al-Adha, the first time they are allowed to do so since 2012.
Heavy clashes between the Burma Army and Palaung, Kachin and Kokang ethnic rebels in northern Shan State’s Kutkhai Township kill 17 government soldiers, rebels claim.