Speaking at an event to mark the birth of independence leader Kodaw Hmaing, Tin Oo said his party would also respect the losers of last year’s elections.
Jun 30, 2008 (DVB), Htay Aung, the poetry editor of the Rangoon-based Cherry monthly magazine, was fired for carrying a poem in the June issue which dissatisfied authorities. Censors from[…]
Mar 21, 2008 (DVB), Poet Saw Wai, who was detained after the publication of his poem containing a hidden political message, is being treated in Insein prison hospital, his wife[…]
Feb 21, 2008 (DVB), Detained poet Saw Wai said yesterday that the editor of Achit Journal chose to publish his controversial poem despite it being rejected by the censor board.[…]
Jan 31, 2008 (DVB), Prison authorities have received an order stating that a poet who was arrested on 22 January for writing a controversial poem can no longer receive visits[…]
Jan 23, 2008 (DVB), A poet whose work was published in the weekly Achit Journal has been arrested after authorities found a hidden anti-government message in his poem. Issue 46,[…]
Nov 28, 2007 (DVB), A Burmese poet facing a second trial for publishing politically sensitive material, despite having already been punished for the offence earlier this year, has fled to[…]