A newspaper published by Burma’s former ruling party claims that crime has sharply risen in the less than five months that the NLD has been in power.
Interview with Nang Htwe Hmone, the only woman in the Central Executive Committee of the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy.
Human rights advocates and opposition lawmakers say Burma’s current government has done little to reform colonial-era criminal laws that curtail civil liberties.
In DVB Debate’s taxes and services episode, the studio asks if taxation will lead to democratisation.
The report criticised Burma’s judicial system and recommended establishing an independent body to monitor the courts, which it said were subject to manipulation by Union administration officials.
The battalion commander of a soldier who shot and killed a Kachin villager has tried to resolve the issue outside the law, said a family member of the dead man.