Veronica Collins argues that a museum run by former political prisoners showcases the lasting impact of state brutality on Burmese society.
Two Kachin pastors and a Buddhist abbot jailed for “Unlawful Association” are freed, but Reuters journalists remain behind bars.
A new prison law was discussed in parliament in 2015, but not passed. Nor has it been taken up by the NLD who took power in early 2016.
Report says the MNHRC’s greatest weakness is its failure to serve as a voice for the country’s most vulnerable people.
Nearly 260 prisoners were released in a presidential amnesty on Wednesday to celebrate the opening of the Union Peace Conference being held in Burma’s capital Naypyidaw this week.
The campaign marks the third anniversary of the death of veteran journalist and former political prisoner Win Tin, who died on 21 April 2014.