The closure of the Islamic schools and subsequent imprisonment of Muslims involved in their operation has been described as “clear religious discrimination, and blatant violation of freedom of religion” by one human rights advocate.
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Influential Karen monk, U Thuzana, in hospital in Bangkok with suspected lung disease but condition said to be improving
Jan 21, 2010 (DVB), A Thai village chief has been seriously injured after being shot twice by a pro-Burmese junta militia, who last week crossed from eastern Burma into Thailand.[…]
Oct 27, 2009 (DVB), Burma's military government "frequently" abuses the right to religious freedom for the country's myriad ethnic and religious groups, an annual US government report states. The regime[…]
May 26, 2009 (DVB), Rape of women by Burmese soldiers in Kachin state is common, and could be part of a campaign of ethnic cleansing by the Burmese army, a[…]