Three suspects were shot dead and three policemen seriously injured on Saturday, when several detainees attempted to break out of a police station’s detention cell in eastern Burma.
Today’s top stories with Angus Watson.
Burma’s leading media bodies have reached a 16-point agreement to protect media workers and ensure that their legal rights are respected.
Residents of Thaketa Township in eastern Rangoon have been left without a garbage removal service and they say their health is rapidly deteriorating as a result.
Bullet Points: the news from DVB for Friday 25 July.
Burmese refugees living in Thailand will face challenges if they are repatriated, the UN refugee agency said on Wednesday.
Bullet Points: today’s top news stories with Angus Watson.
In the second of a two-part special on war crimes, panellists on DVB Debate discuss the systematic use of rape by the Burmese army.
UN Special Rapporteur has been presented with findings from an inquiry into Mandalay’s communal violence, as she visited the city on Wednesday.
Deposed religious affairs minister Hsan Hsint has had a sedition charge added to legal proceedings filed against him by the government.
Bullet Points: today’s top stories from DVB.