Five activists previously sentenced to prison after a protest Rangoon last year, are sentenced to four months each in prison by the Ahlone township court.
Two years after a brutal police crackdown against protesters at the Latpadaung copper mine site, Amnesty Int’l has issued a press release highlighting ongoing problems with the project.
Three Burmese migrants injured in a coal mine blast in Malaysia’s Sarawak State have been carried by helicopter to another hospital and their condition is improving.
Sit-in protest resumes as authorities deny protestors permission to visit a historic Buddhist temple which the locals suspect was damaged recently by explosives used when mining operations at the controversial…
Once again, tensions peak at the Latpadaung mining project after officials begin to fence off farmland that falls within the project zone.
Prominent dissident Nyi Nyi Lwin, who spearheaded the monk-led protests in 2007, was released on bail Monday after being arrested by police earlier this month.