Thirty-one years ago today on Pyay Road in Yangon, Tada Phyu —"the white bridge" in Burmese — ran red with the blood of student protesters caught in a brutal government crackdo
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.
Protesters agree to negotiate with statue committee for one month, suspend rallies at park housing monument to Gen. Aung San
French company Engie’s decision to pull out of Upper Yeywa Dam sets good example, they say
Ja Hkawn faces lawsuit over ‘unauthorized’ loudspeakers, headbands at huge rally in Myitkyina
Police warn organizers they could face action over ‘illegal’ protest; rally leaders say they obtained permission
About 40 people set up camp in front of the NLD's office in Loikaw on Saturday after police broke up their protest near the statue the day before, according to one protester.
Three Kachin youths who held a demonstration in protest of the sentencing of three fellow activists on Friday have been charged under the same contentious law.
Hsipaw Township residents want project paused until proper impact assessment can be done
Officials silent on reason for arrest, but Aung Zaw Lin was earlier questioned in relation to last month’s shooting death of Military Intelligence officer
Youth group demands release of Arakan lawmaker, scholar during Suu Kyi’s visit
Ministry of Home Affairs orders eight detained again; police preparing case on a separate offense related to deadly protest
Myanmar youth called for the release of two jailed journalists, warning that the seven-year prison terms handed to the pair this month threaten the public's right to information.
Eight were among 12 wounded and 7 killed when police opened fire on crowd protesting cancellation of Arakan Dynasty commemoration in January.
At least 31 people have been jailed for joining demonstrations triggered by fears that Chinese investors would dominate land leases at special economic zones up for development.