A group of 11 activists in Magwe Division, who are being sued in connection with a rally against constitutional Article 436, had their hearing postponed when the plaintiff failed to appear in court again.
Burma’s Parliament passes a bill proposing amendments to the Peaceful Assembly and Peaceful Procession Law that would oblige authorities to accept all applications for public rallies unless they can cite “valid reasons”.
Mandalay police deny any connection to men in civilian clothing, alleged to be informers, who attacked reporters covering a protest on Monday right in front of law enforcement officials who looked on without interfering.
A new draft of Burma’s Electricity Bill is under final revision by relevant ministers and the lower house Natural Resources and Environmental Preservation Committee (NREPC), before submission to the ninth session of parliament this week.
Two Kachin IDPs sentenced to two years in prison last month under the Unlawful Association Act have now been handed an additional five years, charged under the Explosives Act by the Myitkyina township court.