Oct 30, 2007 (AP), One-time drug warlord Khun Sa, variously described as among the world’s most wanted men and as a great liberation fighter, has died, an associate and a[…]
Aung San Suu Kyi reaffirms her commitment to the Nationwide Ceasefire Agreement at the second anniversary of the pact’s signing as Burma’s commander-in-chief urges holdouts to get on board and the leader of the most prominent ethnic armed signatory to the accord acknowledges doubts about the peace process.
UN chief Ban Ki-moon reportedly presses president on release of political prisoners but Thein Sein stands firm in his denial
Prominent monk and Shan leader among those transferred as speculation mounts that Min Ko Naing will also move prisons
Yunnan security chief pours doubt on junta’s claims of success in drugs eradication, as increasing violence is seen in border towns
Burma among three countries the US claims has ‘failed demonstrably’ in anti-narcotics efforts as Thailand steps up war on drugs
Toronto-based lawyer Paul Copeland has played an active role in a number of international Burmese pro-democracy pressure groups, including Canadian Friends of Burma and Euro-Burma Offce. He tells DVB about[…]
Former Burmese MP-elect urges Canadian government to press Ivanhoe Mines to investigate disappearance of driver who chauffered employee to Aung San Suu Kyi’s house in 2003