Local farmers from the Irrawaddy delta staged a protest rally on Friday, demanding the return of land they claim was confiscated in 1999-2000.
DVB Debate looks at the place of persons with a disability in Burmese society, and discusses what must change to ensure equal opportunities for all.
Burmese migrant workers say they are being held captive and forced to work for half the minimum wage.
US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power told the UN Security Council on Thursday that Burma must do more to end Rohingya persecution.
The Shan Human Right Foundation has accused the Burmese army of an attack on 11 villages in Shan State, in which civilians were tortured.
World Bank support for the fledgling Burmese telecommunications market may well exacerbate civil society concerns.