Aye Thein argues that the NLD government is taking a sledgehammer approach to the issue of freedom of assembly in Burma.
Thein Aung Myint demanded justice after the killing in military custody of journalist Par Gyi. He was sentenced to six months in prison with labour.
Around 1,500 farmers from Mandalay Division marched through Pyin Oo Lwin demanding the return of 300,000 acres of farmland allegedly confiscated by the government and private companies.
Burma’s reporters took to the streets of two cities on Friday to rally support for greater press freedom. About 100 demonstrators amassed in Prome, Pegu Division, while dozens gathered in…
Activists Nay Myo Zin and Win Cho have been sentenced to three months imprisonment for leading a protest calling for farmers’ rights.
Four demonstrators are likely to face charges from Pakokku Township Police for staging an unauthorised protest demanding constitutional reform.