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.
The sentence was a rare instance of Burma Army personnel being held accountable for committing atrocities against civilians, but relatives of the victims say they’re not satisfied.
The UN’s human rights envoy for Burma tells the country’s new, democratically elected government that it should do more to end violence against religious minorities.
Amnesty International has called on Burma’s authorities to immediately and unconditionally release three restaurant managers charged with insulting the Buddhist religion.
No one is asking why the most significant and extraordinary information to have come out of the country for decades, identifying 20 percent of Burma’s expected population is “Missing,” is…
An alliance of rights groups revealed on Tuesday that they have documented 103 cases of human rights abuse in Burma since the start of 2014.