A senior prison official told Reuters the soldiers' punishment was reduced by the military.
The Myanmar state counselor, condemned for her failure to criticize the mass killings of the Rohingya minority by her regime's armed forces, has appealed for global investment in the country.
Arrests can't hide the horrors committed against the Rohingya from the world.
"I'm afraid that Facebook has now turned into a beast," said Yanghee Lee., the U.N. special rapporteur on Myanmar.
The pope is walking a fine line in meeting with senior Myanmar and Bangladesh officials.
Washington has adopted an inconsistent stance on child soldiers and needs to lead by example.
We don't know if Facebook is using a program driven by a far-right agenda.
"The time for well-meaning, diplomatic words in this Council has passed," Nikki Haley told the U.N. Security Council.
Independent observers are still largely excluded from the area and have not been able to verify the grave.
"This year's parade is more important than ever," the parade organizer said. "Racism, Islamophobia and anti-Semitism, bigotry and hate are on the rise in our country."
Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said she didn't expect President Donald Trump to help with the Rohingya crisis whatsoever due to his views on refugees after briefly speaking with him on Monday.
She could have used the bully pulpit to change minds and indirectly influence the military.
The Rohingya crisis led more thousands march on the Myanmar embassy in Bangladesh on Monday — but there's no end in sight for what a U.N. official has called "ethnic cleansing."
Aung San Suu Kyi is scheduled to speak on Tuesday for the first time since the crisis.
300,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh as the army burns their villages and lays mines along the border.
Ramzan Kadyrov appealed to Putin for help and condemned the persecution of the Rohingya people.
Myanmar is changing fast, but the army doesn't seem to be changing with it.
The Rohingya Muslims are one of the most persecuted ethnic groups in the world.