Seven activists incarcerated at Tharawaddy prison have been placed in solitary confinement as punishment for bringing in prohibited items.
A solo demonstrator demanding the release of student activists has been sentenced to two years in prison for sedition.
A man standing trial on drug charges has escaped from a jail truck in Shan State, after a group of armed men stopped the truck on its way to the…
An art exhibition is currently being held in Rangoon to call for the release of detained student activists and other political prisoners.
Report says Burma currently holds 163 political prisoners, adding that 442 non-detained activists are awaiting trial, 49 of whom were charged in May.
The former NLD member has been convicted for defaming religion after criticising the nationalist policies of the Ma-Ba-Tha in October last year.