The case against Hla Phone, who is accused of posting insulting images of Burma’s military chief and former president Thein Sein on Facebook, is based on a controversial telecommunications law.
The attack on the Facebook account of Rangoon Division’s new chief minister appeared to be linked to his decision to ban commercial stages during Thingyan.
A Rangoon court has indicted a housemaid at the centre of a child abuse scandal.
Police opened fire on suspects in Shwepyitha Township, Rangoon during a raid on the hideout of two high-profile criminals exposed by a social media post.
An online activist received a six month jail term, minus time already served, in a Friday sentencing at a Rangoon court. After an October arrest, Kachin man Patrick Kum Jaa…
The fast-increasing use of social media in Burma played a crucial role in the election campaign, with activists and politicians leveraging the medium.