Hundreds of members of the ethnic Pa-O community attended a military rally in Taunggyi on Wednesday, with one local leader claiming they were coerced with threats of eviction.
Rights groups urge gov’t to scrap Vacant Land Law, which they say leaves IDPs and ethnic landholders particularly vulnerable.
Youth group demands release of Arakan lawmaker, scholar during Suu Kyi’s visit
‘Dare to Rebel’ posters are too harshly opposed to the Union government, the military says.
Villagers have already been displaced without compensation, Karen Human Rights Group says
Failure to heed feelings of local communities could erode support for NLD, analysts warn
To truly honor Gen. Aung San’s vision, states should spend the money on developing remote areas
Demonstrators, police injured as authorities prevent march from reaching city park
The chief minister of Karenni State said his govt would push ahead with its plan to erect a large statue of Gen Aung San in the state capital despite some local opposition.