A political analyst recalls how his life intersected with those of the executed activist and his wife, first in prison and then in later periods of peril for the couple.
A court agreed to a request from the detained elected leader’s estranged brother to auction off the home, in another step by Min Aung Hlaing to erase her legacy.
Vicky Bowman and artist Ko Htein Lin have been sent back to two local jails in Yangon as regime officials believe they may have COVID-19, sources said.
Chinese businessman She Zhijiang is wanted in China and was arrested by Thai police last week; his gambling ‘new city’ in Karen State is highly controversial.
India’s National Investigation Agency has arrested six people in a yearlong probe; it said traffickers lured refugees with promises of opportunities in India.
Takeshi Ebisawa and three Thais are accused of trying to sell drugs for the UWSA and acquire weapons for the group, as well as for the SSA, KNU and a Sri Lankan group.
The woman was forced from a motorbike after junta personnel in a car attempted to ram protesters in Sagaing Region’s Monywa; one detainee was shot and wounded.
Deploying Chinese firewall and surveillance technology could prove a double-edged sword for the regime, however, given Beijing’s record of spying on its ‘partners’.
Twelve of those have died while in the regime’s custody, seven while being tortured during interrogation, said the party, which won last year’s election in a landslide.
This week the regime’s media made much of its arrest of ex-MP U Phyo Zeya Thaw, but said little about its leader’s exclusion from international meetings.
Former NLD lawmaker U Phyo Zeya Thaw was a rapper, activist, political prisoner and MP before his recent arrest by the junta, which has branded him a key enemy.
Former National League for Democracy MP and hip-hop star U Phyo Zeya Thaw is accused of masterminding a spate of recent deadly attacks against regime forces in Yangon.
Smugglers are being targeted for arrest and asset seizure as Bangkok moves to rekindle existing agreements with neighboring countries to supply labor legally.
Brig-Gen Phyo Thant is the highest-ranking official to break ranks with the regime; he reportedly contacted civilian resistance forces and the CDM before his arrest.
The arrest of the mother and daughter of ex-MP U Myo Win, who is in hiding, followed the detention and release of his wife; the daughter remains in custody.