Environmentalists have lead a mass protest through Mogok in northern Mandalay Division, amid mounting fears over the future of the town’s iconic lake.
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A local family in Three Pagodas Pass has complained that Mon rebels are extorting them of payments from a construction company that is building a highway through their land.
After much delay, Burmese army major who brought a charge of false accusation against the father of a 14-year-old-girl, killed in 2012, continues.
US delegation at official talks in Naypyidaw after meeting civil society groups, in the same week Samantha Power also comments on human rights in Burma.
Two Rohingya men from Burma have died in police custody in Thailand, DPA has reported, citing local authorities on Wednesday.