DVB asks the international community to call for the release of all wrongfully detained journalists. A man stands on the balcony of an apartment building in Myeik, southern Burma, pleading for help as the snap and ping of bullets ring around his home. ‘Bang pots and pans!’ he calls out to the neighbourhood, and to …
Veronica Collins argues that a museum run by former political prisoners showcases the lasting impact of state brutality on Burmese society.
An argument against staging Burma’s transition as a tale of good and evil.
“If the Sangha do not respond to us, we will cast the petition across the whole of Rangoon. And if that doesn’t work, we’ll take our campaign to Mandalay and other areas.”
Supporters have rallied behind embattled journalist Swe Win after a defamation complaint was filed against him on behalf of extremist monk Wirathu.
Former UN chief’s team to travel to Maungdaw, which has been under lockdown since the military launched a sweep of the territory after militant attacks on 9 October.