The US State Department plans to downgrade Burma in its annual report on human trafficking because of the country’s continuing failure to end abusive practices.
Aung San Suu Kyi reiterates her position on avoiding use of the term “Rohingya” during talks with Yanghee Lee, the United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Burma.
Burma’s military released 46 children and young people from service, the United Nations said in a statement on Monday, in its first discharge of underage recruits this year.
A small community of indigenous Chin people are bearing the brunt of war, reports an NGO, as fighting breaks out in the state’s south.
Moon Nay Li and Shirley Seng from KWAT talk to DVB about the ongoing conflict in Burma’s northern states and the difficulties facing Kachin women.
The United Nations’ Special Human Rights Rapporteur to Burma Yanghee Lee met with MPs and community leaders in Myebon, Arakan State, on Friday to hear about the challenges for the…