A man from Arakan State who has been imprisoned in Thailand and China for illegal entry faces similar charges in Burma after crossing the border at Muse in Shan State.
FROM THE DVB NEWSROOM Vicky Bowman and Htein Lin sentenced to one year in prison. Former British ambassador Vicky Bowman and her husband Htein Lin received one year in prison each for violating the Immigration Law, those close to the family told BBC Burmese. The junta’s press team confirmed that Bowman was sentenced to one …
Rising tensions with bordering Pakistan and a spike in separatist violence in neighbouring Kashmir, coupled with nationalist anti-Islamic sentiment globally, are threatening Rohingya Muslim refugees in India as demands grow for their eviction.
The sentence, handed down today in Mandalay, was denounced by the former monk who led the 2007 Saffron Revolution.
Over 100 Burmese nationals were arrested in western Thailand on Sunday, after being lured across the border by a trafficker who promised them jobs in the Kingdom, according to local news reports
UN Special Rapporteur for Human Rights for Burma Tomas Ojea Quintana met with prominent activist groups and death row inmate Phyo Wai Aung in Rangoon yesterday before flying to western Burma