‘We condemn the government of Thailand for this ugly action against Buddhism,’ says Ma Ba Tha leader
IDP camp residents in northern Shan State complain of forced labor, beatings by soldiers, and the lack of food and jobs while they wait for war to end.
It is unknown if the man convicted had legal representation. Will the government commute his sentence or carry out Burma’s first hanging in decades?
‘The Ukraine and Burma indeed have intensified their military cooperation recently,’ says Kiev-based military analyst.
The victim, identified as a local nursing school student, was discovered with 19 stab wounds to her body.
Some 100 nationalist protesters, including from a Ma Ba Tha-aligned group, demonstrated outside the port.
Bangladesh will continue to allow women, children and the elderly to seek shelter there, a top government official says.
Government says it ‘will check figures on the ground’ following UN agency officials’ estimates that more than 1,000 may have been killed in crackdown.
Ethnic groups say they cannot accept glorification of Burma’s independence hero while his promises of peace and federalism remain unfulfilled.
Al Haj U Aye Lwin says the living conditions for Muslim refugees on the Bangladeshi border were ‘inappropriate even for animals.’
Burma’s government says it is investigating the assassination of prominent Muslim lawyer and NLD legal advisor U Ko Ni.
The traditional Muslim ceremony was attended by U Ko Ni’s friends and supporters of many faiths.
Pending resettlement cases and those who applied for family reunification will be impacted by President Donald Trump’s executive order.
U Ko Ni was a fearless fighter who spoke up for his views, and he was a strong force in the democratic movement.
In recent times, the assassinated lawyer spoke his mind to the media on a wide range of matters. Below, we reprise some of his comments.