A dozen more prisoners were released this week, adding to the more than 200 freed since the NLD assumed power earlier this month.
Human rights advocates and opposition lawmakers say Burma’s current government has done little to reform colonial-era criminal laws that curtail civil liberties.
Sam Zarifi, Regional Director of the International Commission of Jurists, examines what it will take to create a strong, independent judiciary in a changing Burma.
More than 20 months after witnessing government forces violently abduct his wife, a farmer turned refugee from Burma’s Kachin struggles to move forward
Seven Muslim men, including a minor, were sentenced to jail on Tuesday for the murder of a monk, whose death allegedly sparked a wave of religious riots across central Burma
Locals protesting a controversial Chinese-backed copper mine have filed a lawsuit against President Thein Sein for his role in a police crackdown in November