Both prosecution and defense want sentences adjusted for Zeya Pho and Aung Win Tun, who received 5 and 3 years respectively for falsifying evidence, harboring a criminal.
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi’s letter of condolence to former dictator U Than Shwe on the loss of his son-in-law has caused a stir, but it should come as no surprise.
Killers have taken history into their hands on several occasions in the recent past. Some achieved their immediate goals, others didn’t—but history will be their ultimate judge
Yangon court ignored prosecutor’s charges in handing Zeya Phyo a 5-year term, association says, calling the move unprecedented
Gunman, conspirator get death penalty; two accomplices handed jail terms in 2017 shooting death
This week, The Irrawaddy marks the 2nd anniversary of the lawyer’s assassination by asking the prosecutor in the case about the prospects for justice.
Rumors and questions around the death of U Ko Ni continue to run rampant as the authorities fail to bring his killers to justice.
Court and police procedure questioned in defamation case against Myanmar Now editor brought by follower of ultranationalist monk U Wirathu
Amid predictions that the trial will soon conclude, the suspected murder mastermind remains at large while the chief of security at the scene of the crime has yet to testify in cou