Over one thousand inmates died in Burma’s prison labour camps between May 2004 and August 2014.
Two Burmese men were arrested on Friday on the Thai island of Koh Tao.
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May 8, 2009 (DVB), Over 60 British Members of Parliament, including two former Foreign Office ministers, have called for a United Nations commission of inquiry into crimes against humanity in[…]
May 6, 2009 (DVB), An exiled Burmese lawyers group recently ruled illegal by the Burmese government have said that the extent and severity of crimes committed by the junta warrant[…]
Jan 27, 2009 (DVB), A crab exporter from Irrawaddy division’s Bogalay township was arrested yesterday for smuggling heroin aboard a container ship, according to a witness to the arrest. The[…]
Jan 9, 2009 (DVB), Police in the border town of Laiza in Kachin state have failed to investigate the recent stabbing of a visiting businessman, according to local residents. A[…]
Oct 8, 2008 (DVB), Burmese soldiers have been deployed to an area along the border with India where a lance corporal from Light Infantry Battalion 228 was killed and his[…]
Oct 7, 2008 (DVB), An infantry officer was killed and another wounded on Sunday when they were shot by a sergeant who then turned the gun on himself, according to[…]
Oct 1, 2008 (DVB), Residents of Rangoon division say that the number of robberies and muggings is on the rise in local townships, but authorities are currently failing to catch[…]
Sep 15, 2008 (DVB), Residents of Bago division’s Zeegone township have been taking steps to guard their houses at night after a spate of robberies in the township, according to[…]
May 10, 2008 (DVB), A Burmese police officer guarding a polling station in Taguntaing village in Mudon township, Mon State, was shot dead by an unknown gunman today at around[…]
Apr 11, 2008 (DVB), A bank robbery at Thingangyun township's Myanma Economy Bank on Tuesday left the bank administrator dead and an accountant injured, according to township police. An officer[…]
Dec 11, 2007 (DVB), Taung Twin Gyi township residents are angry that local authorities have ordered police to stop investigating crimes reportedly committed by government supporters following two incidents in[…]