Former political prisoners are still locked in a battle against depression and anxiety – the aftermath of decades of imprisonment and isolation.
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Leaders from six Karen armed groups have formed a task force in order to combat drug production and use in the east Burmese state.
Ashin Gambira, who is three years into a 63-year sentence, in declining health after suffering ‘daily’ abuse at the hands of prison guards
Acquaintances of Htoo Htoo Han in Australia say claims that he committed war crimes are false and part of an anti-govt strategy
42 Rohingya asylum-seekers continue their detention in Australia as elections in the country highlight the explosive issue of immigration
Phyo Wei Aung facing a raft of charges for the deadly Rangoon grenade attacks as wife claims he is being held in solitary confinement for 23 hours a day
Phyo Wei Aung barred from contact with other inmates in Insein prison and complains that he is being denied basic prisoners’ rights such as exercise
Oct 7, 2009 (DVB), A Burmese youth activist currently serving eight years in Rangoon's notorious Insein prison yesterday had his sentence extended by 10 years, sources close to his family[…]
Rosalie SmithMar 17, 2009 (DVB), Although being in Nu Pho camp feels like being in any little village peppered with bamboo huts, no one I spoke to there seemed to[…]