The case of 14 garment factory workers arrested when a strike was forcibly put down by plain clothed vigilantes in March continues to languish in court.
Striking employees and journalists apprehended by police in continued Rangoon industrial action.
Land disputes, industrial action, and student activists: Bo Gyi of the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners on the right to protest.
Two garment factory workers who allegedly led a recent labour strike in Rangoon’s Shwepyithar Industrial Zone are facing public disturbance charges.
Following violence at the scene of a strike in Rangoon, police say they were following a court order to detain protest leaders.
Several protesting workers from the E-Land Myanmar Garment factory in Shwepyithar Industrial Zone 2 were injured when they clashed violently with police.