A new report penned by a consortium of rights groups details a forgotten episode in recent history when Mon refugees were caught between Thai and Burmese government interests.
A senior US official says he’s “encouraged” by the efforts of Burma’s new government to resolve religious tensions in Arakan State, but others are less impressed.
After decades of conflict, women in former war zones along Burma’s borders continue to struggle with unequal treatment, a new report finds.
“Our fundamental objective is to help the new government succeed,” said US presidential advisor Ben Rhodes, adding that “we want to see as much trade and investment as possible.”
Dutch artist Sander Van Bussel brings his “Human Rights Tattoo” project to Burma, marking his first foray into Asia.
Burma’s filmmakers are invited to submit scripts to a new fund that aims to foster a cinematic renaissance.