The former monk Ashin Gambira, a leading figure in the 2007 Saffron Revolution, stepped out of prison today after serving what will hopefully be his last sentence.
Burma’s government expresses concern that a US State Department decision to downgrade the country’s status in an annual report on human trafficking could hamper bilateral relations.
The military later dropped the lawsuit after the 7Day issued an apology in government newspapers.
Law enforcement officials in Pegu Division’s Kyauktaga Township open fire on trucks carrying illegal timber as they tried to run a checkpoint.
Bodies were exhumed from shallow graves in a cornfield, nearly a week after they were detained by a Burmese army unit on suspicion of being rebel supporters.
Gambira, one of the leaders of the 2007 Saffron Revolution, has been released from prison today after charges against him for alleged offenses committed in 2012 are dropped.