Govt minister tries to justify use of ‘civilian volunteers’ in Rangoon crackdown, while Letpadan demonstrators fight on in sweltering heat.
All eight activists – five students and three 88 Generation members – who were detained at Thursday’s crackdown in Rangoon, have now been released.
Long-running case in Magwe sees trespassing charges acquitted, but a new charge under Article 18 levelled.
After Naypyidaw talks on Wednesday, news of further four way negotiations on National Education Law is welcomed.
Prominent pro-democracy activist and 88 Generation Peace and Open Society member Hla Myo Naung passed away on 28 November in Rangoon.
Burma’s parliament began its much-anticipated debate on whether to amend the 2008 Constitution on Thursday.