The European Union (EU) ambassador to Burma, Roland Kobia, told journalists in Rangoon on Thursday that the EU regretted the events in which riot police cracked down violently on students’…
Protestors turned out in Mandalay and Rangoon over the weekend to call for the release of 100 student activists from Tharrawaddy Prison.
A government-backed commission has insisted that local Salingyi police investigate the December shooting of Latpadaung protestor Khin Win, saying that her killing breached international rights standards.
For a second day, farmers clash with police at copper mine site as employees lay fence around disputed land. Police open fire, this time using rubber bullets.
A video appears to show riot police firing at fleeing villagers at Monday’s protest in Latpadaung where one woman killed and several others injured.
One woman was killed and another 20 locals were injured, some critically, when riot police responded to protestors’ slingshots with live ammunition.