Argentina’s judiciary has announced that it is to start proceedings in a case brought by the Burmese Rohingya Organisation UK (BROUK) against the Burmese military over its campaign of genocide against Burma’s Rohingya population. On Friday, the Federal Criminal Court in Buenos Aires said it was to launch a case against senior members of the …
A military fighter jet crashed on Tuesday morning near Kyun Kone village in Taungoo Township, Bago Region, killing the pilot, who was the downed aircraft’s sole occupant.
The United States on Tuesday described Burma’s denials of ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims as “preposterous” as it called on the UN Security Council to hold the military accountable and pressure leader Aung San Suu Kyi “to acknowledge these horrific acts that are taking place in her country.”
“Despite the fact that intense hostilities are continuing between the two sides, I believe that this informal meeting could pave the way for a shift from armed conflict to political dialogues,” Naw Bo told DVB.
Rohingya Muslim insurgents ambushed a military vehicle in Rakhine State, wounding five members of the security forces, Burmese state media and officials said, and the rebels claimed responsibility for the rare attack.
Both meetings had been scheduled as preparatory discussions to a round of national-level political dialogue due to begin next month in Langkho, southern Shan State.