Nine months into the National League for Democracy government’s term in office, the human rights situation in Burma has improved only marginally, and in some cases even backslid, according to…
International rights groups condemn the violent attacks on protestors, and denounce the police for drafting in pro-government thugs to assist them.
2014 was marked by persecution of minorities, internal displacement and erosion of already limited freedoms.
“The sexist, insulting language used against [Yanghee Lee] by an influential monk during Ms Lee’s official visit to the country is utterly unacceptable.”
Three Rangoon nightclub managers will face trial on charges of insulting Buddhism, a court in Bahan Township decided on Thursday.
International rights groups have joined domestic voices in condemning the killing of journalist Par Gyi by the Burmese army. The US embassy has called for the govt to investigate.