Ministry condemned for publishing photos showing arrested Reuters reporters’ faces
A total of 11 journalists have now been arrested in Myanmar this year for defamation and other alleged crimes under the country’s repressive laws.
Four family members were sentenced to 13 years and up, two others acquitted in the case of abused domestic workers.
The regional govt says a review of land grants approved during last year’s power transfer found a raft of suspicious deals.
Until then, DICA will conduct a trial for electronic registration of companies, hold discussions with stakeholders and educate the public on the new law.
Medecins Sans Frontieres says the first major survey on the scale of mortality was the ‘clearest indication yet of the widespread violence.’
U Kyaw Win said his remarks six months ago that the economy was poised to take off like a plane on ‘jet power’ were overly optimistic.
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Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said the journalists were likely arrested for their reporting on the ‘human tragedy’ in Rakhine State and called for their release.
Anticipating the return of Rohingya refugees, a new group in Rakhine State is bringing in Buddhists to dilute the Muslim population and restore what it says are historic norms.
NCA signatories gather to discuss political dialogue issues in preparation for the next Panglong conference.
Use of antiquated states secrets law to arrest journalist called an ‘attack on press freedom.’
An estimated 180,000 Rohingya remain in northern Rakhine, fearful after violence drove 650,000 to flee to Bangladesh, the ICRC says.
Coalition of ethnic groups hopes to revive deadlocked negotiations on NCA.