In his Independence Day speech, Htin Kyaw called for reform of a military-drafted constitution and for justice for all recognised minorities under a federal system, but made no mention of…
The four demanded that their handcuffs be removed during the hearing. When their demand was denied, they began singing political songs.
When asked about progress to date on constitutional reform, Nyan Win declined to respond.
A joint-statement signed by the parties blamed Suu Kyi’s government, accusing it of incompetence.
In her first Burmese New Year’s speech as head of the new NLD-led government, Aung San Suu Kyi called for cooperation from the country’s people.
More must be done to ensure that Burma’s military is held accountable for the atrocities it has committed against ordinary citizens.