Two Burmese men being held in the Koh Tao double-murder case will be spending at least 12 more days incarcerated after the Koh Samui Provincial Court approved prosecutors’ second request to hold them.
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
Women’s League of Burma accompanies release of film with call for efforts to increase on implementing a UN war crimes probe
Grisly details emerge of rape of seven Kachin women in Bhamo district in recent weeks, four of whom were then murdered
Opposition icon tells fellow Nobel laureates that rape is used by Burmese troops to intimidate ethnic minorities and ‘divide the country’
Systematic abuse by Burmese troops in Chin state is symptomatic of a wider crisis that the new parliament shows no sign of tackling
16-year-old was blindfolded before being raped by six Burmese soliders near to her home in the country’s volatile eastern Shan state