The Burmese government has exhibited an “unacceptable measure of support” for a systematic campaign of violence against the country’s Muslim minority, says New York-based Physicians for Human Rights.
Burma’s Interim Press Council and the Ministry of Information fail to resolve differences over three key articles as the debate over a new media law continues.
Thousands of acres of paddy fields have been severely affected this month with floods inundating crops in the Irrawaddy delta while a drought has hit Upper Burma.
The UN’s special rapporteur on human rights, Tomás Ojea Quintana, is met by a mob of protestors as he arrived in Meikhtila, the central Burmese town that was the center…
As Burma’s economy begins its slow path to revival, one sector is already booming: the property market.