Food supplies have been cut off by the latest round of violence in northern Arakan State, according to a major UN provider of humanitarian assistance.
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Malaysia and Indonesia have vowed to turn back any boats carrying migrants that enter their waters, as the boat people crisis in the region intensifies.
Death sentences will be commuted to life imprisonment, jail terms above 30 years will be reduced to 30 years, those between 20 and 30 years will be cut to two decades and shorter sentences will be cut by a quarter
Recent attacks by the Burmese Army on the Shan State Army North have caused over 30,000 people in Shan state to flee their homes. With little access to basic supplies,[…]
Three years on from devastating cyclone, aid workers say Burmese government has softened its approach to victims of natural disasters
May 23, 2008 (DVB), Humanitarian intervention is needed if the Burmese regime continues to obstruct the delivery of international aid to cyclone victims, the prime minister of the Burmese government-in-exile[…]
Oct 19, 2007 (DVB), A senior United Nations World Food Programme official has said that at least five million people in Burma are short of food, and urged the Burmese[…]
May 16, 2007 (DVB)