Chinese projects in Myanmar spark protests, arrests

Authorities in Myanmar should drop charges against ethnic Arakanese activists who took part in peaceful protests against Chinese-led oil and gas projects, Human Rights Watch said Saturday.

HRW calls on Myanmar to protect Muslims, Buddhists

HRW has called on the Govt of Myanmar to take all necessary steps to protect communities at risk in Arakan State after violence between Buddhists and Muslims in western Myanmar left an unknown number dead.