The 162-page report says that the exodus of around 700,000 Rohingya Muslims to Bangladesh last year was the culmination of months of meticulous planning by the security forces.
The accident is the latest to strike the multibillion dollar industry centred in Kachin state, the source of most of the world's jade.
Ministers urge international community to send humanitarian aid
Without citizenship document, refugees fail to obtain work permits, report says
Maung Maung Soe one of seven members of Myanmar’s military and police force sanctioned for Rohingya crackdown
For the hundreds of thousands of the Muslim minority who have fled neighbouring Myanmar since an army crackdown last August, this is the first Eid-al-Fitr they have spent in the cramped tent cities.
Maung Zarni says 'UN needs to stop promoting Myanmar’s lies – such as bypassing the calls for ICC-led accountability'
Newly-organized UN in Myanmar has shelved organization’s own governing principles of transparency and inclusivity, as evidenced by freshly-inked MOU with Myanmar
Recently inked deal on repatriation of Rohingya did not involve refugee representative, groups say
Return of Rohingya refugees could potentially result in another round of mass killings: Maung Zarni and Natalie Brinham
London-based Burma Human Rights Network says lack of accountability may encourage perpetrators to commit crimes again
Rohingya refugees fled massacres in Myanmar. Now they risk being killed by cholera in Bangladesh.
Move follows investigation into alleged misuse of power
Around 6,000 refugees from the persecuted minority have been camping on the narrow stretch of land since fleeing a brutal military crackdown in Myanmar's west last August.
Ta’ang National Liberation Army launches surprise attacks on three military outposts near Muse
Arakan Rohingya Union's Wakar Uddin urges Organization of Islamic Cooperation to use its influence to help Rohingya
5,000 civilians forcefully displaced, 2,000 stranded in forests in army crackdown
Engagement of UN agencies will strengthen the government’s ability to ensure refugees can return safely, says Suu Kyi
Refugees were mostly in a state of weakness and pain due to a lack of food and water
President Win Myint, who took office last month after his predecessor suddenly resigned, said the pardons would be granted on humanitarian grounds during the Buddhist new year festival known as Thingyan.
Ten Rohingya Muslim men were massacred in remote village of Inn Din last September