Burma’s President Thein Sein lined up alongside China’s President Xi Jinping in a show of solidarity with Beijing, just months after tensions peaked on their shared border.
Burmese suspect testifies he was handcuffed, had a bag placed over his head, and was beaten, before police threatened to extract his teeth with pliers.
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With only two months until November’s long-awaited election, time is fast running out for the Burmese government to ensure it will be fair and democratic.
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A website has been launched dedicated to controversial Mandalay monk Wirathu and his hardline Burmese Buddhist monk group, Ma-Ba-Tha.