Private Kaung Bo Bo of the 567th Infantry Battalion was found guilty by Muse District Court on two charges for the rape and kidnapping of a 14-year-old Kachin girl.
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.
The All Burma Monks’ Union say Buddhist monks at the scene of riots in Mandalay on Tuesday night had helped diffuse the situation, not enflame it.
Police officers are lining the streets of Mandalay after violence between Buddhists and Muslims broke out on Tuesday night.
Mother of two ‘beaten, drugged and sexually assaulted’ by uniformed men near Thai border, Karen Women Organization says
Annual report by Human Rights Watch sobers optimism of reform with claims army continues to rape and murder ethnic minorities
Second village burned by Burmese troops in space of a month as Kachin army struggles to defend Waingmaw base from heavy attacks