Local authorities have demolished 50 huts belonging to squatters on the banks of the Irrawaddy in Mandalay Division.
Civil society organisations are concerned about a draft law they say will restrict their freedom of association.
An opposition party member in Taunggyi, Shan State, was found dead outside his village on Thursday morning with a gunshot wound to the head.
Burma’s upper house of parliament voted on Tuesday to discuss switching to a proportional representation (PR) voting system. The issue is likely to take the floor within the next week…
Thailand’s National Council for Peace and Order spokesperson Yongyuth Mayalarp said that Thailand has received a word of support from Burma over the political situation in the country.
Human Rights Watch slammed Burma’s electoral body for “intimidating” the National League of Democracy.