Jan 4, 2008 (DVB), Swan Arr Shin members in New Dagon and Hlaing Tharyar townships, Rangoon division, have been taking part in riot control training, while military deployments to Rangoon[…]
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Large numbers of protestors are arrested, as an image of confusion and violence in Letpadan emerges.
May 28, 2009 (DVB), An elderly solo protestor demonstrating today outside of the prison courtroom where Burma's Aung San Suu Kyi is on trial was arrested by plain-clothed security officials[…]
Feb 17, 2009 (DVB), Three members of the Best Fertiliser underground activist group were arrested by local authorities in Rangoon on Valentine’s Day after distributing leaflets as part of their[…]
Gemma Dursley Nov 06, 2008 (DVB)-Observers of Burma are often surprised at how much the people can endure without rising up. While junta members and cronies become grotesquely wealthy and[…]
Gemma Dursley Nov 6, 2008 (DVB)-Observers of Burma are often surprised at how much the people can endure without rising up. While junta members and cronies become grotesquely wealthy and[…]
Sep 29, 2008 (DVB), Three of the nine people arrested at the National League for Democracy√Ø¬ø¬Ωs 20th anniversary ceremony on Saturday have now been released, according to NLD spokesperson U[…]
Sep 27, 2008 (DVB), Nine members of the National League for Democracy were arrested today at a ceremony to mark the party's 20th anniversary, according to NLD information committee member[…]
Jun 19, 2008 (DVB), Activists and National League for Democracy members celebrating the 63rd birthday of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi today were beaten and arrested by pro-government militias. An[…]
Apr 18, 2008 (DVB), A National League for Democracy member was beaten and arrested after setting up a water stand in front of his house during the Thingyan festival with[…]
Dec 27, 2007 (DVB), The father of a protestor jailed in August has said he will file charges against Union Solidarity and Development Association and Swan Arr Shin members for[…]
Chit Tun remains in hospital one month after the attack took place, allegedly by Swan Arr Shin thugs ordered by Union Solidarity and Development Association members
Students jailed after police violence in 2015 say the election of a military hardliner as Burma’s new vice president could spell a revision to the country’s political reforms.
On this week’s episode of DVB Debate, the panel asks whether the police use of civilian thugs to put down protests can be legally justified.
Police in Letpadan have reacted with force against up to 200 students and their supporters after tensions boiled over at the protest site.
Leaked report claims that only four people died in the infamous massacre eight years ago and that Suu Kyi supporters sparked a riot
June 5, 2009 (DVB), Burma’s leading state-run newspaper has allegedly underreported the death toll from a collapsed pagoda, whilst authorities have threatened those who pass information on the incident to[…]
*UPDATES ARE IN BURMESE TIME* 17.30: The lawyer of US citizen John William Yettaw has been named as Khin Maung Oo. Yettaw began the first day of his hearing at[…]