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A recent report on health in eastern Burma highlights the relationship between human rights abuses and the health of the area’s population, while drawing comparisons with war-torn Somalia.
Burmese military says it has captured crucial Kokang positions near Konkyan with aid of airstrikes, but rebels say they are winning the war on the ground.
Allies of the MNDAA dismiss the allegations as false flags, and counter-accuse Naypyidaw of whipping up nationalist sentiment among the Burmese public.
Following violence at the scene of a strike in Rangoon, police say they were following a court order to detain protest leaders.
Government investigators are looking to interrogate local youths about the murder of the two young teachers, but fears of a miscarriage of justice abound.