Jun 26, 2008 (DVB), Rights group Amnesty International has called on the military regime in Burma to release political prisoners Myo Yan Naung Thein and U Ohn Than immediately to allow them to seek urgent medical attention. In an urgent action released last week, the group said that Myo Yan Naung Thein was partly paralysed …
A taxi driver accused of the high profile rape and murder of young women in Rangoon was handed the death penalty.
Campaign group Amnesty International said on Tuesday it had gathered evidence that insurgents from a Rohingya Muslim armed group killed scores of Hindu civilians in August last year, amid a surge in violence in western Burma.
A senior Reuters executive speaks about his colleagues detained and facing trial in Burma, and why it was so important for Reuters to publish the story they had been working on.
Minister says Bangladesh is paying the entire US$280 million to build homes and fortify the muddy island in the Bay of Bengal from cyclones, and that it was mulling a formal request for international funds.
After driving nearly 700,000 Rohingya Muslims out of the country, Burma’s military is building bases where some of their homes and mosques once stood, Amnesty International said on Monday, citing new evidence from satellite imagery.