U Ye Min Oo received a 15-year sentence and still faces several other charges.
Pro-democracy activists Ko Jimmy and Ko Phyo Zeya Thaw face the death sentence. The Irrawaddy joins the nation in demanding that they be allowed to live.
Anti-coup activists in the commercial capital face an increased risk of arrest as regime steps up its raids.
Lawmaker Ko Phyo Zeya Thaw’s wife said: “I would like to urge the international community not to stand by and watch this happen.”
The military regime’s campaign of terror means more and more people are being driven from their homes.
Ko Phyo Zeya Thaw and Ko Jimmy face execution for leading armed resistance operations in Yangon.
Yangon’s former chief minister, Phyo Min Thein, avoided prosecution because he testified against Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
An analysis of Myanmar’s military leaders shows what they have in common: they all kill civilians, steal Myanmar’s assets and invest heavily in glitzy religious monuments.
NUG finance minister U Tin Tun Naing reveals more plans to generate income, including putting 60 military-owned properties in Yangon on sale.
Min Aung Hlaing’s acquisition of the exclusive Yangon residence at 14 Inya Road reveals his greed and corruption.
Fuel importers say they are struggling to ensure supplies because of the regime’s restrictions on foreign exchange.
Residents report increased patrols and searches by security forces, who appear to be mounting an operation to wipe out resistance activity in the city.
The civilian National Unity Government is selling shares in property owned or controlled by junta leaders to raise funds for the fight against the regime.
A 12-year-old and a 14-year-old were among the seven family members of wanted student activist Ko Nyan Win Htet taken hostage in Yangon.
With the majority of the population united in their opposition to dictatorship and ever-increasing armed resistance, tensions are rising within military circles.