Despite its mass amnesty, the junta has so far detained more than 100 people shortly after their release.
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The UK’s minister of state for Asia said no representatives of the military regime are welcome to attend.
A People’s Defense Force in Magwe Region says it will destroy privately owned telecoms masts if mobile services are not fully restored.
The order from junta No. 2 Vice Snr-Gen Soe Win comes as military casualties in resistance hotspots mount; villagers who contact PDF groups are to be ‘severely punished’.
Recent events in Myanmar and Afghanistan offer the West a lesson: successful governments generate legitimacy first, and only later create a security force to protect it.
Over 50 ancient temples in Bagan have suffered damage this year from heavy rain.
Ko Lin Paing Soe died shortly after being seized on Sept. 30 but his death has only just been revealed.
NLD information secretary Monywa Aung Shin was held for eight months without charge; a DVB reporter said he was tortured and forced to do labor in prison.
Editorial & Opinion
Recent events in Myanmar and Afghanistan offer the West a lesson: successful governments generate legitimacy first, and only later create a security force to protect it.Read Now
Hit-and-run clashes with ethnic Burmese fighters in the heartland and urban guerrilla warfare now complicate the Tatmadaw’s traditional task of containing
The new security pact is a big gamble for the US, Australia and the UK, and will necessitate a strategic rethink in Southeast Asia, Europe, Japan, China
Any future peace process must be genuinely inclusive and not repeat the mistakes made by both military and civilian governments of the past.
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