Burma has arrested a former monk and leader of a 2007 uprising on grounds of illegally crossing the border, spotlighting the issue of political prisoners.
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A candlelit peace walk was held in Chiang Mai, Thailand, on Tuesday 27 September to commemorate the fourth anniversary of the violent suppression of peaceful monk-led protests in Burma, known[…]
Photojournalist Law Eh Soe’s courageous work documenting the 1988 and 2007 uprisings in Burma has appeared in international press and won him plaudits across the Burmese media community. Now exiled[…]
Jan 21, 2010 (DVB), Eight activists have been charged for their role in the September 2007 uprising, more than two years after police in Burma launched a brutal crackdown on[…]
Sept 10, 2009 (DVB), Three people imprisoned after allegedly speaking to foreign media prior to the September 2007 uprising have been released, despite a police crackdown in the lead up[…]
Nov 07, 2008 (DVB)-Two monks arrested in connection with last year’s Saffron Revolution have been given lengthy jail terms by Rangoon Kyauktaga township court yesterday morning, according to legal sources.[…]
Four monks facing charges of defaming religion and insubordination to the state monastic council appeared in Burma’s Supreme Court on Thursday.
Ashin Uttara, a British monk arrested and disrobed in June, lodged an appeal at Rangoon High Court on Monday alongside four fellow clerics.
The jailing of Zaw Pe, a journalist for the DVB, and the imprisonment of several journalists from Unity journal is a typical example of government doubletalk on press freedom and political reforms. This is the real nature of the still military controlled “civilian” government. It fears transparency.