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11 November 2015
An official in the Shan State Progress Party/Shan State Army-North (SSPP/SSA-N) reported...
Lin Htet Naing (left) Photo: Nay Naing
05 November 2015
A Myanmar student leader has been arrested just days ahead of landmark polls, a relative...
Panghsang, eastern Shan State of Myanmar Photo: zhangrd/panoramio
04 November 2015
The leaders of 11 armed ethnic groups that did not sign a nationwide ceasefire accord...
Buddhist monks and supporters participate during a rally to mark the victory of the passing of ‘Race and Religion Protection Laws,’ in Mandalay on 21 September 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima
03 November 2015
Political parties contesting the 8 November election have failed to prioritize or commit...
Photo: Lamin Oo/Facebook
01 November 2015
Unshackled from decades of censorship by military rulers that choked creativity along...
Buddhist nationalist groups set off on September 14 to begin two weeks of celebrations of the four controversial race and religion bills recently signed into law. The rally of monks and lay people, including representatives of the Ma Ba Tha, began their prayers and celebrations at the Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
01 November 2015
The leader of an influential and controversial Buddhist lobby group has called for the...
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30 October 2015
The public will be encouraged to take part in ceasefire monitoring activities, according...
Student leader Kyaw Ko Ko during a press conference at the Letpadan camp on 3 May, 2015. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
30 October 2015
A Myanmar student leader who has been on the run since March protests calling for...
Myanmar military troops march along the deserted road at Chin Shwe Haw town of Kokang self-administered area, northern Shan State, Myanmar, 16 February 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
30 October 2015
Myanmar government troops fighting ethnic armies in the northern Shan State region near...
Photo: M.Murphy/UNHCR
29 October 2015
Fortify Rights is calling for a full and independent investigation into the plight of the...
A woman and her son looks from the main gate of the Insein Prison as she awaits her relative release in Yangon. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
29 October 2015
Myanmar’s National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has called on President Thein Sein to...
Minister of Information U Ye Htut. Photo: Mizzima
29 October 2015
The Myanmar government has rejected the findings of an investigation that claims there is...

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