The former monk Ashin Gambira, a leading figure in the 2007 Saffron Revolution, stepped out of prison today after serving what will hopefully be his last sentence.
A Buddhist monk and a young novice were injured in a mine explosion in Mongnawng, Shan State, on Monday evening.
The NLD’s landslide victory over the USDP is seen to many as a dismissal of the anti-Mulism rhetoric that was employed by Ma-Ba-Tha during the election.
On this special episode of DVB Debate, the panel discusses Burma’s role in the regional migrant crisis.
The former NLD member has been convicted for defaming religion after criticising the nationalist policies of the Ma-Ba-Tha in October last year.
A Buddhist abbot, Sayadaw Khaemika, is recovering after being shot four times.