Having seen the full report, the judge ruled that the interests of the police outweighed those of the suspects.
Deposed Religious Affairs Minister Hsan Hsint appeared in court on Thursday to face a hearing for his forthcoming trial following charges for misappropriation of state funds.
The trial of four journalists and the CEO of Unity Weekly journal, charged with violating the State Secrets Act, began on Monday at Pakokku district court.
July 31, 2009 (DVB), Philippine president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo yesterday said her country backed the United States in its condemnation of the Burmese junta, prior to today's would-be verdict on[…]
July 3, 2009 (DVB), Judges at the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi have adjourned the next hearing until 10 July on the day UN Secretary General arrives in Burma[…]
June 30, 2009 (DVB), Media watchdogs have condemned the sentencing of a Burmese journalist reporting on the trial of Aung San Suu Kyi, and said that coverage of the trial[…]
Feb 25, 2009 (DVB), Six members of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions who were arrested last year after helping victims of cyclone Nargis have been granted permission to[…]
Feb 12, 2009 (DVB), Six members of the All Burma Federation of Student Unions and four others who were arrested after helping victims of Cyclone Nargis appeared in Insein prison[…]
Feb 5, 2009 (DVB), Court officials and defendants standing trial in Bago division’s Kyauktada township court are growing frustrated by local authorities interfering in cases to influence the verdicts. Htun[…]
Jan 13, 2009 (DVB), Lawyers defending two 1990 people’s parliament representatives, Nyi Pu and Dr Tin Min Htut, were denied entry to the courtroom at Insein prison special court yesterday.[…]
Dec 16, 2008 (DVB), A defence lawyer who fled Burma in October under threat of a prison sentence has spoken out about delays and restrictions in the Burmese judicial system[…]
Nov 28, 2008 (DVB), The authorities are using new restrictions and delaying tactics to make it difficult for defence lawyers to lodge appeals on behalf of detained activists, a lawyer[…]
Oct 21, 2008 (DVB), The lawyer for prominent detainees Zarganar and U Gambira has said that his clients are to dismiss him in protest at the way the authorities have[…]
Oct 21, 2008 (DVB), Three activists accused of involvement in a bomb attack in Shwe Pyithar township in July appeared before northern Rangoon provincial court last week, according to their[…]
Oct 8, 2008 (DVB), Nine political prisoners have decided not to enter a defence during their trials in protest at the unfairness of the legal proceedings, their lawyer Khin Maung[…]
Oct 3, 2008 (DVB), Political prisoner Aung Zaw Oo was forced to stand trial at Kyauktada township court despite his pleas to be tried at a later date, according to[…]
Oct 2, 2008 (DVB), Prominent lawyer U Aung Thein has said he is to stop representing clients such as U Gambira and other activists in protest at the court's refusal[…]
Oct 1, 2008 (DVB), An argument broke out in court yesterday at a hearing for members of the 88 Generation Students group over the use of the term defendants when[…]
Sep 23, 2008 (DVB), A lawyer for 34 Burmese rebels who have been detained in India since 1998 on charges of gunrunning said he expects them to be freed early[…]
Sep 11, 2008 (DVB), Detained protest leader Ko Htin Kyaw clashed with prison officials yesterday when he refused to appear in court, according to sources close to his family. Htin[…]
Aug 28, 2008 (DVB), Min Ko Naing, Ko Mya Aye and other 88 generation student leaders appeared yesterday for the first time at a court hearing at Insein prison’s special[…]