Rangoon Division’s Border and Security Affairs Minister said that punitive action would be taken against police accused of failing to protect the victims in the Ava tailor abuse case.
US$50 million of narcotics were burned in ceremonies in Rangoon, Mandalay and Taunggyi to mark the International Day against Drug Trafficking and Abuse.
The European Union (EU) ambassador to Burma, Roland Kobia, told journalists in Rangoon on Thursday that the EU regretted the events in which riot police cracked down violently on students’…
The story behind the Latpadaung copper mining project, which culminated in the death of villager Khin Win after police opened fire on a protest on 22 December 2014.
Police allegedly fire rubber bullets and slingshots against crowds protesting the controversial copper mine project.
As the 27th session of the United Nations Human Rights Council convened this week, a legal advisory group has warned that Burma’s police force still uses torture during interrogations.