More must be done to ensure that Burma’s military is held accountable for the atrocities it has committed against ordinary citizens.
With only two months until November’s long-awaited election, time is fast running out for the Burmese government to ensure it will be fair and democratic.
Human rights advocates and opposition lawmakers say Burma’s current government has done little to reform colonial-era criminal laws that curtail civil liberties.
Four monks facing charges of defaming religion and insubordination to the state monastic council appeared in Burma’s Supreme Court on Thursday.
A farmer who was imprisoned in Maubin prison for the murder of a policeman during land rights protests in 2013 has been sent to a psychiatric hospital.
The trial of student activists being prosecuted for their part in an education reform protest in Letpadan is being transferred to a court in Tharawaddy.