Prominent pro-democracy activist and 88 Generation Peace and Open Society member Hla Myo Naung passed away on 28 November in Rangoon.
Suu Kyi continues to call for dialogue between herself, the government and other major political players despite the abrupt cancellation of a scheduled meeting on constitutional reform set for Friday.
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Two years after a brutal police crackdown against protesters at the Latpadaung copper mine site, Amnesty Int’l has issued a press release highlighting ongoing problems with the project.
A delegation of student activists met with university professors in Mandalay a day after a Burmese student union led a public demonstration in the city denouncing the National Education Law.
NCCT Vice-chairman Nai Hongsa says the fatal shelling of a Kachin training camp by the Burmese army has effectively brought negotiations to a standstill.