The former deputy chairman of the Arakan Liberation Party, Khine Myo Tun, was arrested two days ago for allegedly accusing the Burmese army of committing war crimes in western Burma.
Two brothers will serve time in prison for orchestrating a labour strike in Rangoon’s Shwepyithar Township.
Five Buddhist monks were acquitted of a religious defamation charge on Thursday in the latest hearing in the high-profile Mahasantisukha Monastery case.
T’s husband ended their relationship with a simple text message, after leaving her for another woman. T turned to the Monogamy Bill for protection.
Cartoonist Hla Khin said he felt humiliated after police informed him that he was to be charged with an offence related to Burma’s 8 November election.
Myat Nu Khine, an independent candidate in Pegu constituency, has been arrested and charged for her alleged involvement in a protest last year.