A UN human rights investigator raised concern about whether Burma’s election could be credible, as dozens of Muslim candidates had been disqualified.
A new report applying genocide laws to the Rohingya situation in Arakan State has been released by human rights organisation Fortify Rights.
The United Nations has issued a directive to its staff restricting travel to Burma during the election period, citing possible disruptions.
UNHCR ambassador Angelina Jolie Pitt has urged the people of Burma to check voter lists and exercise their right to vote in the upcoming general election.
The UN Special Adviser, who has sat in as an official observer on Burma’s ceasefire talks, responds to DVB questions about the peace process.
A UN envoy accuses Burmese authorities of conducting surveillance on some of the people she met on previous visits.