‘If they appreciate that the media plays an important role in national reconciliation, they should put what they think into practice,’ U Aye Naing says.
Misunderstandings stem from ‘lack of understanding of NCA provisions, vagueness regarding decision-making power and inadequate time,’ says ABSDF chair.
Their lawyers appeal for bail, after the initial request was denied last week.
Court revokes bail of nine farmers and land rights activists who continued to work land confiscated in 1998.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi promises to find solutions, but donors deliver electricity to one village following a local woman’s gumption.
Two more children die of the H1N1 virus, bringing the death toll to 19.
Sources close to the state govt tell The Irrawaddy that the soldiers will assist security police rather than directly engage in clearance operations.
Ethnic bloc leader Khu Oo Reh says there is ‘zero trust’ between parties at latest peace meeting in Yangon.
The Ministry of Labor, Immigration and Population says it will arrange to legalize the status of Myanmar domestic workers abroad.
Reducing the sentence for Article 66 to less than three years would allow for bail to be granted in line with Myanmar’s current criminal procedure.
In light of last week’s attack on Rakhine villagers, Arakan National Party lawmakers request separation of ethnic communities in Maungdaw.
After a six-hour visit with reporters jailed in Hsipaw Prison, an MNHRC member says, according to the accounts they provided, they were not in the wrong.
On the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, a Karen community-based organization shares a documentary on the Kheshorter Forest.
Defense budget should not be larger than health and education combined and must be transparent, say parliamentarians.
Locals in northern Rakhine State flee homes after recent killings.