Human rights advocates and opposition lawmakers say Burma’s current government has done little to reform colonial-era criminal laws that curtail civil liberties.
Noted political scientist and author Francis Fukuyama spoke to DVB on the sidelines of his talk in Rangoon, where he discussed economic policy, the rule of the law, and the…
Four monks facing charges of defaming religion and insubordination to the state monastic council appeared in Burma’s Supreme Court on Thursday.
Dozens of students who oppose the National Education Bill have begun two marches to Rangoon, one from Mandalay and the other from Tavoy.
Aung San Suu Kyi’s proposed bill calling on government ministries to speed-up the issuance of bylaws and regulations was unanimously approved by parliament on Wednesday.
The Ministry of Information announced new bylaws on 16 October which liberalize the license requirements for printers and publishers.