British researcher Andy Hall returned to court in Thailand on Wednesday to hear the fourth charge brought against him by Natural Fruit, a Thai pineapple processing company.
The Unity Weekly trial continued on Tuesday, with members of the media testifying to the court about the importance of press freedom.
Around 1,500 farmers from Mandalay Division marched through Pyin Oo Lwin demanding the return of 300,000 acres of farmland allegedly confiscated by the government and private companies.
A senior UN official has referred to the humanitarian situation in western Burma’s Arakan State as “appalling”, upon concluding a four-day visit to the country.
Thai security officials meet in Mae Sot to discuss how refugees from Burma living in camps by the Thai-Burmese border can be repatriated.
Tenasserim Division’s government ordered the KNU to stop letting their police force collect “taxes” in Tavoy district.