Phnom Penh finalizing plan to bring its recruitment law in line with Myanmar’s, Cambodian official says.
One US and two Myanmar citizens were detained in April, while a fourth person, a US citizen went on the run. Now, the court is searching for four more.
Transnational Institute researcher Renaud Cachia said all three governments have tried and failed to tackle the problem with increasingly punitive and repressive measures.
Nang Pu, who was imprisoned for defamation of the military for taking part in a peaceful protest last April, had her sentence reduced from six months to four.
In more than 50 countries it is a crime for a husband to rape his wife, but this is not the case in most of Asia, where campaigners are pushing for legal reform.
The NLD administration’s heavy-handed response to ethnic grievances will only inflame tensions and enhance perceptions that the ‘Bamar’ government is not interested in ethnic
A look at those articles of the Constitution the NLD is most likely to target for amendment first—and why.
The attendance of an estimated 2,000 people at Thakin Mya Park was a sign of change in a predominantly Buddhist country where traditionalism is strong and homosexuality is a crime.
China announced it was investigating Canadian businessman Michael Spavor on Thursday, days after a former Canadian diplomat was detained in an escalating diplomatic row.
Athan founder Maung Saung Kha has won the Human Rights Tulip award from the Netherlands, becoming the first person bestowed with the honor in the country.
Exercising freedom of expression is not a crime in a democratic society, yet it is in Myanmar.