Three Burmese reporters detained at an undisclosed location by the army will be charged under a colonial-era statute against “unlawful association” and risk up to three years in prison, government…
Ethnic media groups say they will petition for the reporters’ release with letters to the Burmese president, state counsellor and commander-in-chief.
Tensions high after a recent spate of killings. Arakanese Buddhists fear fresh attacks by Rohingya insurgents.
Protesters confronted police along the Pathein-Monywa Road near the controversial Letpadaung copper mine in Salingyi Township on Monday, in the latest dust-up over the Chinese-backed project in southern Sagaing Division.