A paid advertisement in the Burmese-language daily Myanmar Ahlin has exposed an apparent rift among some of the country’s leading lawyers, with accusations of embezzlement — and a claim that…
The group’s secretary said their aim is to assist and represent anyone – regardless of their religion – in connection with incidents or alleged crimes which may have religious pretexts.
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Burmese lawyers launch what they are calling a “Yellow Ribbon Campaign” to oppose military officials taking over senior positions in the judicial sector.
The trial of two Burmese migrants accused of rape and murder got underway on Koh Samui with the pair reiterating their plea of innocence.
Four lawyers have refused to represent Phil Blackwood, a New Zealand citizen detained in Insein Prison on charges of insulting religion, because they believe the case is “too sensitive”.