A student has been detained for his involvement in a protest in which hundreds of students demanded the resignation of military MPs in Burma’s parliament.
Environmentalists have lead a mass protest through Mogok in northern Mandalay Division, amid mounting fears over the future of the town’s iconic lake.
A candlelight demonstration was held in Pegu for Daw Nyo, whose health is deteriorating in prison.
Seventy-six-year-old activist Thaung Nyunt had campaigned relentlessly against the confiscation of her land and that of her community, right up until her death on Friday.
Panellists on DVB Debate question whether the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Act is being used to persecute activists.
Activists in central Burma’s Prome swam across the Irrawaddy River in a demonstration calling for the complete suspension of the Myitsone hydroelectric dam project.
Four farmers in central Burma’s Madaya have been charged with trespassing and vandalism, after staging a ploughing protest on land that had been confiscated by the government.
Residents in Irrawaddy Division’s Henzada staged a protest demanding citizen rights, constitutional reforms and the abolishment of Article 18 of the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law.
Residents in Magwe’s Taungdwingyi stage a protest to demand the removal of a petrol station, which they claim is a safety risk.
Two activists who organised a demonstration on International Peace Day have been fined by two courts in Rangoon.
On the sixth anniversary of the Saffron Revolution, monks call on the government for an official apology.
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