The Burma Police Force are issuing stun batons to more than 1,000 of traffic officers in Rangoon, Mandalay and Sagaing following the fatal stabbing of a policeman on 24 September.
Four monks facing charges of defaming religion and insubordination to the state monastic council appeared in Burma’s Supreme Court on Thursday.
Parliament rejects proposal to revoke the 1950 emergency act that gives sweeping powers to the military
A group of lawyers are to seek re-instatement with a press conference tomorrow after losing licenses as a result of representing political clients
Youths held on vague charges in central Burma’s Pegu division have been barred from receiving family or legal visitors as they await trial
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