Burma Campaign UK have reopened allegations of the Burmese army’s use of sexual violence as a weapon, calling for an international commission into military abuse.
Rare and ancient artefacts from Burma will appear outside of the country for the first time ever, in an exhibition at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.
Fishermen in Arakan State are being pushed out of their fishing grounds by bigger foreign commercial vessels. The fishing industry has grown unchecked and unregulated for 30 years and fish stocks have depleted significantly.
The lawyer representing jailed DVB reporter Zaw Pe announced on Thursday that he will launch an appeal against the sentence to a higher court.
DVB journalist, Zaw Pe, who was sentenced to prison for one year has been transferred to Thayet prison in Magwe Division.
Burma vows to protect aid workers in Arakan State after a briefing by the Arakan Commission concluded the government’s response to the violence was “sluggish”.
Lisu villagers who fled their homes in Shan State have been provided relief by Lashio locals. Meanwhile the TNLA deny allegations of abuse against the villagers.