Seven activists incarcerated at Tharawaddy prison have been placed in solitary confinement as punishment for bringing in prohibited items.
A solo demonstrator demanding the release of student activists has been sentenced to two years in prison for sedition.
Incarcerated political activist Naw Ohn Hla has been handed an additional six-month sentence for allegedly disturbing religious assembly eight years ago.
On this week’s episode of DVB Debate, the panel sizes up the political and economic role for former exiles and economic migrants in a new Burma.
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.
A protest camp of over 100 residents of the Rangoon suburb of Michaungkan has been forcibly dispersed from their sit-in location at Maha Bandula Park in the former capital.