Bomb discovered near Wa office
Feb 01, 2010 (DVB), A bomb was discovered near the office of a major ceasefire group and defused last week , while plotters are still
Activists sentenced 'without evidence'
Jan 14, 2010 (DVB), Three Burmese opposition activists were sentenced yesterday to three years' with hard labour, despite the prosecution being unable to provide any palpable
Burma pledges free election
Jan 14, 2010 (AFP), Burma's foreign minister has told Southeast Asian counterparts that promised elections would be held this year and would be fair, the ASEAN
Suu Kyi to launch final appeal bid
Jan 13, 2010 (DVB), Detained Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi yesterday met with her lawyers to confirm a final statement on the appeal against
Key trans-Burma trade route to reopen
Jan 13, 2010 (DVB), The Burmese junta has agreed to the reopening of an historic Second World War-era trade corridor linking China to India's North East
Army reshuffle focuses on ceasefire areas
Jan 13, 2010 (DVB), Part of a reshuffle within the Burmese army has included the promotion of a number of middle-ranking officials to positions in close
Monks slam Burma whistleblower execution
Jan 13, 2010 (DVB), A prominent Burmese monks' association has criticized as "cruel" and counterproductive the recent sentencing to death of two whistleblowers who leaked sensitive
Burma freedom is 'worst of the worst'
Jan 13, 2010 (DVB), A Washington-based NGO has labeled Burma one of the worst countries in the world for 'freedom' in an annual report, released yesterday.
NLD senior-level expansion 'undemocratic'
Jan 12, 2010 (DVB), Members of Burma's main opposition party have said that the recent expansion of the party's central committee did not involve democratic decision-making.
'Prayer' activists appear in court
Jan 12, 2010 (DVB), The detained organizer of weekly prayer ceremonies that called for the release of political prisoners in Burma yesterday complained about prison conditions
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