Hostages freed in Rakhine

The Arakan Army (AA) has freed hostages captured in two October raids. On 7th November, the group freed 25 hostages that had been taken from a passenger ferry. The next day it freed 18 hostages captured from a bus outside the city of Mrauk-U. Many of

Government announces three-step peace plan

State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi outlined a three-part mission statement to revitalize Myanmar’s peace process as conflicts continue to rage in the country’s border regions. Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, the National League for DemocracyR

Hostage situation in Rakhine State

A hostage standoff between the Arakan Army (AA) and Tatmadaw ended with at least 14 dead, including an unknown number of captives. Arakan Army, an armed ethnic group in Rakhine State, captured a passenger ferry carrying 168 passengers, including doze