While foreign observers largely praised the NCA signing, leaders from some ethnic groups that did not accede to the accord expressed their skepticism.
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Panellists on DVB Debate discuss potential pitfalls that can arise from a reliance on foreign aid.
The Rakhine Investigation Commission says that evidence proves that a policeman was killed in Maungdaw Township, but denied the mass killing of Muslim Rohingyas
The UN special rapporteur for human rights in Burma spoke to DVB about his latest mission to Burma, the attack of his convoy in Meikhtila and further reconciliation between Muslim and Buddhist communities.
The UN special envoy visited Meikhtila on Sunday to assess the situation. Vijay Nambiar said the people should see the violence as a criminal act, not a major communal problem.
The United Nations Human Rights envoy invited journalists to Rangoon’s international airport on Saturday to warn the government and the rest of the world that continuing human rights abuses could[…]
The UN Security Council on Wednesday held closed-door talks on Burma, with Britain and China clashing over whether it was appropriate for the 15-member body to meddle in the military-ruled country’s electoral affairs.