Most state-run drug rehabilitation centres in Burma accept men only.
A judge has sentenced a Rangoon resident to eight days in jail for public disorder after he entered a residential neighborhood and threatened to kill all Muslims in the vicinity.
One former political prisoner describes a tiered system of abuse within Insein Prison, Burma’s most infamous correctional facility on the outskirts of Rangoon.
One Kaman man said that more than 1,000 men holding swords surrounded his village in 2012. But he escaped the mob, hiding in a pigsty owned by Arakanese Buddhist friends.
On a hot day this month, farmers and workers could be seen harvesting potatoes in the wide expanse of fields outside southern Shan State’s Heho Township.
Conservationist Kyaw Win said many locals had now “lost their enthusiasm” for protecting the mangroves because of a lack of government support.