Authorities confirm an investigation into the deaths of two prisoners in police custody, and say it is not the only such case being looked into.
‘Let us continue the pilgrimage to peace—not return to war.’ His Eminence Cardinal Charles Bo makes a plea for peace and an end to conflict in Myanmar.
Four students and the truck’s driver were killed, while 17 people were injured in Mong Kung Township, southern Shan State.
Although a date has yet to be decided upon, the meeting will reportedly take place in early March.
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.
Local police in Myaungmya Township arrest a village school headmaster for allegedly sexually abusing his male students.
Arakan State police arrested 149 suspected methamphetamine drug dealers—127 men and 22 women—and filed 88 court cases in 2016.