Victims of the conflict sit on board a rescue truck as they flee fighting in the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 February 2015
Aid workers called on February 19 for a ceasefire to allow the evacuation of people...
An elderly woman gives a massage to her daughter, who is a malaria patient at a hospital in the Ke Maunt area in Myanmar, December 20, 2006. Photo: LAW/EPA
20 February 2015
Parasites resistant to the frontline malaria drug have spread westward through Southeast...
A Myanmar Border Guard Forces guard near a bunker at the 'Friendship Bridge' Thailand-Myanmar border bridge gate in Myawaddy, Kayin State, Myanmar, October 3, 2014. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 February 2015
Human rights violations may have dropped over the last three years in Kayin State but...
Professor Tha Hla Shwe, president of the Myanmar Red Cross. Photo: Myanmar Red Cross Society
19 February 2015
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement said it was deeply saddened to...
Volunteers of Myanmar Red Cross organisation carry wounded volunteer U Moe Kyaw, 45, as the war vrefugees fleeing from Laukkai sit on the truck after vehicles of a rescue convoy were attacked by Kokang rebels near Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Two volunteers from Myanmar Red Cross Society injured in rescue convoy attack. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
19 February 2015
The Myanmar Journalist Network on February 18 issued a statement urging government troops...
Myanmar people gather as they await the arrival of rescue trucks to flee fighting in and around the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
19 February 2015
The Myanmar government and Kokang rebels are trading accusations over the February 17...
U Kyaw Min, chairman of the Democracy and Human Rights Party, speaks at a press conference in 2014 in Yangon. Photo: Thein Zaw/Facebook
19 February 2015
The Democracy and Human Rights Party has expelled more than 1,000 members who are...
Amnesty International has just issued a written statement on human rights concerns in Myanmar to be presented at the 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council to be held from March 2 to 27 in New York. Image: Amnesty International
19 February 2015
Myanmar’s backsliding on human rights reforms – only a few months before the general...
Electric power pylon at Biluchaung Hydropower Station in Kayah State, Myanmar. Photo: Ye Min/Mizzima
18 February 2015
Electric power to the whole country was cut at about 1:30 pm on February 17 due to a...
Shayam Brang Shawn, known as Brang Shawng, (2nd L), has been fined K50,000 [US$50) for defamation. Photo: Kachin Wave News
18 February 2015
A Kachin man convicted of making false allegations against the Tatmadaw after he called...
President U Thein Sein visits injured military personnel and families of soldiers killed during clashes with Kokang fighters in Laukkai area, Shan State, on February 16, 2015. Photo: President's Office
18 February 2015
Myanmar’s president has vowed “not to lose an inch” of territory in clashes with ethnic...
A wounded Red Cross volunteer lies on ground after vehicles of a civilian rescue convoy were attacked by Kokang rebels near the self-administered Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Two volunteers from the Myanmar Red Cross Society were injured in the convoy attack. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo
18 February 2015
In what is said to be the first attack against the Myanmar Red Cross, two Red Cross...

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