Aung San Suu Kyi has sent a condolence letter to the widow of Par Gyi, a journalist recently killed by the Burmese military while covering armed conflict in Mon State.
A candlelight demonstration was held in Pegu for Daw Nyo, whose health is deteriorating in prison.
Seventy-six-year-old activist Thaung Nyunt had campaigned relentlessly against the confiscation of her land and that of her community, right up until her death on Friday.
Panellists on DVB Debate question whether the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Act is being used to persecute activists.
Burma’s Parliament passes a bill proposing amendments to the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law that would oblige authorities to accept all applications for public rallies unless they can cite…
Activists in central Burma’s Prome swam across the Irrawaddy River in a demonstration calling for the complete suspension of the Myitsone hydroelectric dam project.