“If our demands are met, we will call off the march right here and now.”
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Police investigators say they have been refused access to the key person of interest in legal inquiry into the journalist’s death.
Myanmar Wanbao has dismissed Amnesty International’s accusations that it colluded in a series of human rights abuses directed against protestors at the Latpadaung copper mine site in Sagaing Division.
China’s foreign ministry has confirmed that refugees fleeing fighting between the Burmese army and rebel troops have crossed into China this week.
The villagers had formed a protest line to try to stop bulldozers from entering disputed farmland that has been confiscated from local farmers for use in the project.