A sense of cautious optimism is emerging with respect to the upcoming “sexpartite” talks on constitutional reform, which will be held on Friday in Naypyidaw.
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Wirathu, a Buddhist monk notorious for anti-Muslim hate speech, led a crowd of protesters in Mandalay on Wednesday.
The judge’s decision comes despite the efforts of a high-level delegation representing the Burmese government which offered bail on behalf of suspects Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Htun.
Three Burmese migrants injured in a coal mine blast in Malaysia’s Sarawak State have been carried by helicopter to another hospital and their condition is improving.
Burmese government soldiers continue to perpetrate sexual violence against women on a widespread scale with impunity, according to a Women’s League of Burma report.