New officers could be replacing Defense Services Academy officials earmarked to play leading roles in a new Burmese parliament after elections this year
Khin Zaw Win said he also requested a copy of the autopsy report but was refused. “I don’t want anyone else to suffer like my son did,” he said.
China on Monday unveiled its largest defence spending increase in three years, setting an 8.1 percent growth target this year, fuelling an ambitious military modernisation programme and making its neighbours nervous.
The international community must recognise that for true democracy to take hold, the constitution must be amended to reflect the will of the Burmese people rather than the political designs of the military
The government’s ongoing war against the Kachin continues to demonstrate that the country’s leaders are more interested in empire building than nation building
I exposed Burma’s weapons’ programmes not because they are a threat to world peace, but because they have brought millions to the brink of starvation