One of the Burmese student army’s northern branch leaders was arrested on 30 December for allegedly liaising with the outlawed Kachin Independence Organisation.
Events were held in Rangoon and other parts of Burma today to mark the 28th anniversary of the 8888 uprising.
At the expense of poor farmers, land grabs have been on the rise since conflict re-erupted in Kachin State.
Dr. Zaw Myint Maung talks about the NLD’s landslide win, the move from national to regional parliament and the challenges Mandalay Region is facing.
Writing for DVB for the 27th anniversary of the 8-8-88 uprising, rights activist Khin Ohmar assesses whether Burma has really reformed.
In the lead-up to the 2015 general election, Community Party of Burma spokesperson says people’s livelihoods are more important than petty politics.