Months after a report on abuses and corruption in prison labour camps prompted calls for reforms and investigations, little has changed.
A second suspect has been arrested in connection with the high-profile assassination of Ko Ni, a top legal adviser for the ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party, Burma’s President’s…
A new weekly programme broadcast by SkyNet, in cooperation with the Ministry of Home Affairs, purports to show improving conditions in Burma’s notorious prison system.
Some 20,000 convicts toil in prison labour camps across the country, where they face abuse, exploitation and forced labour, a Myanmar Now investigation finds.
Burma’s new National League for Democracy government has a huge set of reform challenges waiting for it, but few could be more important and intractable than corruption.
Bo Bo Oo spent two decades in prison, but he is now a leading NLD MP who is hopeful about Burma’s democratic changes.