The Kachin Baptist Church in Muse has called on President Thein Sein to form a body to probe the brutal rape and murder of two young female teachers.
A leading land rights proponent and NLD leader in Hpa-an was shot dead by unknown assailants outside his home in the early hours of Thursday morning.
A government-backed commission has insisted that local Salingyi police investigate the December shooting of Latpadaung protestor Khin Win, saying that her killing breached international rights standards.
Salingyi police have refused to accept a report filed by the younger sister of Khin Win that calls for an investigation into her alleged murder.
MNHRC says Par Gyi died from gunshot wounds to the head, chest, thigh and heel, but there was no evidence of torture. His widow and her lawyer reject the findings.
The Burmese parliament’s upper house plans to send a report on targeted attacks and killings of Burmese migrant workers in Malaysia to the Malaysian parliament.