Writing for DVB for the 27th anniversary of the 8-8-88 uprising, rights activist Khin Ohmar assesses whether Burma has really reformed.
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DVB Debate’s first all-female panel dissect the elements in Burmese law and society which contribute to the problem of sexual violence and gender discrimination.
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.
Bullet Points: bringing you the news for Tuesday 8 July.
In the first of a two-part special on war crimes, DVB Debate discusses the military’s use of child soldiers.
Marking the third anniversary of armed conflict breaking out between Burmese government forces and the KIO, the Kachin Women’s Association Thailand (KWAT) has released a statement condemning human rights violations[…]
The EU lays out a list of 21 “benchmarks” which it expects the Burmese authorities to fulfill, including: cooperation with the UN; the release of all political prisoners; the strengthening of rule of law; greater media freedom; and “effective measures to combat intolerance, communal violence and hate speech”.