Students walk along the Adipadi road of Yangon University in Yangon, Myanmar, December 5, 2013. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
27 March 2015
Proposals to allow Myanmar students to form unions for the first time in decades passed...
Global Witness has mapped alleged land grabbing in Shan State. Map: Global Witness
27 March 2015
NGO Global Witness has issued a report about the detrimental effects of influential...
A masked protester holds up a sign in protest while Information Minister U Ye Htut is speaking during the opening session of the IPI World Congress on media freedom in Yangon on March 27, 2015. Photo: Hong Sar/Mizzima
27 March 2015
During the opening of the IPI World Congress on press freedom being held in Yangon,...
65th IPI World Congress 2015 opens at the Chatrium Hotel in Yangon on March 27, 2015. Photo: Malik Ayub Sumbal/Twitter
27 March 2015
The International Press Institute is holding its 65th IPI World Congress 2015 at the...
War victims who fled from the conflict zone line up for food at a monastery in Lashio, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 19, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
26 March 2015
Refugees in Kokand are accusing Myanmar government troops of gang rape, beatings and...
Students, families and supporters rally outside the Letpadan court on March 25, 2015. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
26 March 2015
One of the lawyers representing the students arrested in Letpadan that they could each be...
Philip Blackwood (C), with U Tun Thurein and U Htut Ko Ko Lwin being taken to court on March 17, 2015. They were sentenced to two and a half years in jail over the posting of an image of Buddha wearing headphones on Facebook. Photo: Thet Ko/Mizzima
26 March 2015
Supporters of imprisoned VGastro Pub managers Mr Philip Blackwood, U Tun Thurein and U...
A total of 69 of students and supporters are taken back to prison after a hearing at Letpadan Township Court on March 25, 2015. Photo: Min Min/Mizzima
25 March 2015
Dozens of Myanmar activists arrived at court for a hearing in the central town of...
Women are under threat in conflict zones in Myanmar, according to Women's League of Burma. Women preparing plastic bags for transplanting teak and iron timber tree seedlings in In Gan village, Kachin State. Photo: OXFAM Hong Kong
25 March 2015
Women’s League of Burma submitted a human rights report, including the violent police...
Myanmar nationals walk from Myanmar on their way to Thailand on the Thai-Myanmar Friendship Bridge at Myawaddy-Mae Sot. Photo: Narong Sangnak/EPA
25 March 2015
Myanmar soldiers on March 24 closed ports on their side of the Moei River next to Mae Sot...
A Kokang ethnic soldier standing guard outside a hotel as journalists and diplomats attend press conference at the hotel in Myanmar-China border town Laukkai, Myanmar on September 9, 2009. Photo: Khin Maung Win/EPA
25 March 2015
Rebel forces fighting Myanmar troops in the Kokang border region of Shan state are...
A Buddhist monk is treated for severe burns by a medic in Monywa in December 2012 following a police crackdown on protesters. PHOTO: Hein Htet/Mizzima
25 March 2015
Police in Myanmar have rejected a lawsuit by monks who suffered phosphorus burns at the...

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