Critics allege that the act is widely used by the Burmese government to persecute political activists and journalists.
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Family of gravely ill political prisoner plead for his release before he dies so he can see his family and taste freedom again
Parliament rejects proposal to revoke the 1950 emergency act that gives sweeping powers to the military
National Democratic Force party, formed from the ashes of the National League for Democracy, will soon register for controversial elections in Burma
Jan 8, 2010 (DVB), Two Burmese government officials accused of leaking sensitive information about secretive diplomatic trips to Russia and North Korea are to be executed, a Rangoon court has[…]
Mar 18, 2008 (DVB), All-Burmese Monks Alliance leader U Gambira has been put in solitary confinement in Insein prison, where he is currently being held, according to family members. U[…]
Feb 20, 2008 (DVB), U Gambira, the leader of the All-Burmese Monks Alliance who was detained in November for his role in public demonstrations last year, has been charged with[…]