Rangoon Division’s Border and Security Affairs Minister said that punitive action would be taken against police accused of failing to protect the victims in the Ava tailor abuse case.
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In the central Burmese township of Kawlin, volunteers are working around the clock to save villagers from swelling floodwaters.
A protest pushed local authorities into action after their neglectful treatment of a four-year-old girl who had been sold and forced to beg on the streets Prome on 16 December.
In Rangoon, the high cost of living has forced more and more people onto the streets to beg – and increasingly many of them are elderly.
Majority of the 700,000 Burmese migrants who have undergone verification in Thailand are still being denied healthcare, group warns
Arakanese monk arrested in August at his monastery-cum-orphanage is given an eight-year sentence on obscenity and political activism charges
Survey-based investigation finds that disability rates in Irrawaddy division soared in the past decade and are now Burma’s highest