myanmar: broken promises put the press in peril

The case had been filed March 2017 by Mandalay-based of U Wirathu, who was criticized in Myanmar Now article for praising the killer of Muslim lawyer. ... Eleven Media journalists spent about in Insein Prison and were released after Myanmar President Win Myint issued directive ordering..

myanmar: press freedom in more peril than ever

This was far from what the people of Myanmar, had imagined for this country of 54 million marking historic turn in the nation's political history, and when the 2015 elections made NLD Myanmar's governing party.. ... By the military at checkpoint after coming back from ethnic armed..


incidents in 2014 and in early 2015 involving the press raises serious questions on the genuineness of Burma. ... In Dala, PEN Myanmar experienced opportunity to work with group of 200. ..

burma urged to protect media freedom in constitution

The full statement follows. expert organisations urge Myanmar to fully guarantee the internationally protected right to freedom of in the Constitution. committee tasked with reviewing Myanmar's constitution is opportunity for the government to guarantee the democratic rights to..

geneva / myanmar human rights

SOUNDBITE Kyaw Moe Tun, Permanent Representative of Republic of the Union of Myanmar to the UN.. ... Returning to Rakhine state, Special Rapporteur maintained that clashes between Arakan Army and Myanmar military had forced 10,000 people to flee since November... ..

myanmar: halt land law implementation

farmer tends to paddy field just few weeks ahead of harvesting Naypyidaw, Myanmar, Wednesday, November 14, 2018 ...   © 2018 AP Photo Aung Shine Oo Myanmar government should suspend implementation of law requiring claims to be made by March 11, 2019 under the Vacant, Fallow, Virgin land..

a new war rages in myanmar

Local Maung Maung Soe told one of Myanmar's online political talk-shows that this was the time NLD government had instructed Tatmadaw to attack specific armed group. ... Brigadier General Myint Toe, commander of the No Border Guard Police Garrison Rakhine state, told Myanmar, AA..

burma – bosnewslife – christian news agency

' Burma Army Attacks Christian Kachin Two Killed. June, 2013June 30, 2013 by Stefan Bos... ... YANGON, BURMA -- Burma was under pressure Sunday, June 30, to halt violence against Christian Kachin minority after at least two civilians were killed by government troops. ..

long-awaited us report on burma lacks teeth

In so doing, the insurgents handed the government, the military, and some nonstate actors justification, to exterminate evict Rohingya Muslims from Burma.. ... Christians, Muslims, Hindus, and many of the ethnic groups Burma have long felt the wrath and society's disdain.. ..

talking policy: priscilla clapp on myanmar

Embassy Burma, about the shift from military to civilian rule Myanmar and the role of the in the country's transition. ... Reporting on Myanmar has not focused on that — they've tended to focus on the restrictive side, the military, the things they do not like in the..

burma: the war goes on

The conflict erupted in 2011, ending ceasefire, about Burma's ruling military junta announced to the world the country would transition to civilian, rule.. ... Sumlut La Wang, 52, Kachin Independence Army soldier, sits on his hospital bed after being tortured by Burmese military in his village..

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