A network of illicit marriage brokers is targeting Pakistan's impoverished Christian minority, campaigners say.
Different accounts have emerged of the deaths during military detention, while a rights group has called for the investigation to be independent.
Cambodia risks losing the special access to the EU trading bloc over its human rights records.
Locals suspect the mine was left there unexploded since skirmishes between the military and TNLA troops last year.
Following postmortem examinations, the three bodies were cremated in Sittwe without the knowledge or consent of the families, an act which is said to violate Myanmar’s Penal Code
This is the third case of members of the public being sued for defaming the military in April alone.
The prisoners complained that the pardon was unfair as many of those released were convicted under the same charges which they continue to serve time for.
Rights activist and director Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi had requested bail, as he suffers from liver cancer.
Fears grow for their fate after escaped prisoner tells of beatings and torture; the four civilians were gathering herbs when abducted, he says.
Politicians, Kachin activists, environmentalists join displaced villagers in taking a stand against the BRI project on the Irrawaddy River.
The Communist Party's ongoing anti-corruption campaign has increasingly been focused on those it judges are disloyal to the party or question the decision of the top leadership.
State agriculture minister plans special committee to look into land, labor and environmental issues.
Trust between ethnic groups is breaking down, monasteries have become IPD camps and people are being forced to join ethnic armies.
U.N. Special Rapporteur Yanghee Lee on Tuesday suggested Facebook was failing to treat parties to the country's conflict even-handedly.
The group has given its first Kachin human rights awards to three Kachin community leaders serving six-month jail sentences over an anti-war protest.