Aung San Suu Kyi has sent a condolence letter to the widow of Par Gyi, a journalist recently killed by the Burmese military while covering armed conflict in Mon State.
Thein Sein’s office has ordered the Myanmar National Human Rights Commission to conduct an investigation into the death of journalist Par Gyi.
Par Gyi’s widow, Ma Thandar spoke to the press at the ’88 Generation offices on Wednesday.
Par Gyi– a Burmese journalist who went missing in Mon State one month ago– has been killed by government forces, according to a report allegedly written by the Burmese military.
An ethnic Karen rebel group has responded in kind to an order by the Burmese Army not to wear uniforms or carry firearms in certain government-controlled territory.