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Thursday, 24 December 2015

Stretching back in his chair at his party office in Thaketa Township in eastern Yangon, Nyunt Pe looks at ease, despite losing his seat in ...

Five people arrested for their involvement in printing a calendar attend a hearing at Pazundaung Township Court on 1 December, 2015. Photo: Myanmar Now
Thursday, 3 December 2015

Five people who were sent to jail for their involvement in printing a calendar that stated that Rohingya Muslims are ...

Thursday, 26 November 2015

Five people have been sent to jail awaiting trial for their involvement in printing a calendar that stated that Rohingya Muslims ...

Kyaw Printing House in Yangon’s Panzundaung Township was raided and sealed off by police for printing a calendar with the word “Rohingya.” (PHOTO: Swe Win / Myanmar Now)
Tuesday, 24 November 2015

A Yangon court has used a printing and publishing law to fine five men $800 each for their involvement in printing a calendar that ...

Last September, a group of Buddhist monks walked in front of the office of Union Solidarity and Development Party in the town of Pathein in the Ayeyarwady Delta to join a rally which which was held to celebrate the success of ‘race and religion’ laws. (Photo: Swe Win/Myanmar Now)
Thursday, 19 November 2015

In both Myanmar and abroad, the National League for Democracy’s landslide election win is seen as a victory of the people over ...

Monday, 16 November 2015

Just days after the National League for Democracy clinched a historic election victory, Myanmar lawmakers elected in the flawed ..

Lawmakers in parliament. Photo: Mizzima
Sunday, 15 November 2015

Just days after the National League for Democracy clinched a historic election victory, Myanmar lawmakers elected in the flawed ...

A family of Kamans including Than Win, the MP candidate running for a seat in the Rakhine State parliament seen in front of their home in Thandwe. Photo: Swe Win/Myanmar Now
Friday, 6 November 2015

In October two years ago, Zaw Lin ran to the top of a forested hill behind his thatch-roof farm house in this tiny hamlet of Pauktaw in ...

Arakan National Pary (ANP) campaigning in Pauktaw in Rakhine State on 1 November, 2015. Photo: DMG/Mizzima
Friday, 6 November 2015

Soe Win, a National League for Democracy (NLD) candidate, ...

Myanmar armed forces march during a military parade to mark the country's 67th Union Day ceremony in Sittwe, Rakhine State, western Myanmar, 12 February 2014. Photo: EPA
Sunday, 1 November 2015

At the end of a day’s training in a vast military compound in the suburbs of Yangon, Corporal Khin Maung Than and three of ...

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