Students have launched a demonstration against the National Education Law in the Magwe Division town of Pakokku.
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The trial of four journalists and the CEO of Unity Weekly journal, charged with violating the State Secrets Act, began on Monday at Pakokku district court.
Sep 9, 2008 (DVB), Residents of Pakokku in Magwe division have criticised the actions of government security forces who failed to respond to an attempted robbery that took place in[…]
Sep 7, 2008 (DVB), Young monks from Pakokku will continue to refuse alms from government officials until they apologise for beating, insulting, killing and imprisoning monks during the Saffron Revolution[…]
Aug 29, 2008 (DVB), Barbed wire barriers erected by armed government soldiers on the streets of Pakokku in an effort to prevent demonstrations have brought traffic to a standstill, local[…]
May 21, 2008 (DVB), Monks from four teaching monasteries in Pakokku have raised 10,000,000 kyat and collected materials such as clothing, rice, beans and oil from local people. The monks[…]
Dec 21, 2007 (DVB), Riot training and practice missions have been taking place in Pakokku for the past two weeks, in what locals have assumed is a show of force[…]
Oct 31, 2007 (DVB), Around 200 monks from several monasteries in Pakokku staged a walking protest at 8.30 this morning, according to a monk who participated in the march. The[…]
Oct 10, 2007 (DVB), Five Pakokku residents, who were arrested last month as part of the government crackdown on demonstrations, have been given long-term prison sentences. U Pike Ko, a[…]
Sep 11, 2007 (DVB), Pakokku authorities have arrested four town residents for allegedly providing foreign media with information on the protest staged last week by monks over poor economic conditions,[…]
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