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  • US/ASEAN: Rights Should Top Sunnylands Agenda

    US/ASEAN: Rights Should Top Sunnylands Agenda

    Expand Left: Prime Minister Hun Sen has ruled over Cambodia for more than 30 years, using violence, intimidation, and politically motivated arrests and prosecutions against all perc…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Zama Neff
    Zama Neff is the executive director of the children's rights division of Human Rights Watch. She also co-chairs the Global Coalition to Protect Education from Attack (GCPEA). Neff has conducted fact-finding investigations and is the author of report…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Arvind Ganesan
    Arvind Ganesan is the director of Human Rights Watch’s Business and Human Rights Division. He leads the organization’s work to expose human rights abuses linked to business and other economic activity, hold institutions accountable, and develop s…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Burma: Ethnic Cleansing, Repression, Denials

    Burma: Ethnic Cleansing, Repression, Denials

    Expand Rohingya refugees walk through rice fields after crossing the border from Burma into Palang Khali, near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, October 19, 2017.  ©…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Burma: Privacy Law Used to Prosecute Critics

    Burma: Privacy Law Used to Prosecute Critics

    Expand Burma's President Htin Kyaw arrives for a dinner reception in Naypyitaw, Burma on March 30, 2016. © 2016 Ye Aung Thu/Po / Reuters (Bangkok…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Burma
    Burma’s stalled democratic transition gave way to a massive human rights and humanitarian crisis starting in August 2017, when the military launched a large-scale ethnic cleansing campaign against the Rohingya Muslim population in Rakhine State. Mo…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Australia Turning a Blind Eye to Ethnic Cleansing in Burma

    Australia Turning a Blind Eye to Ethnic Cleansing in Burma

    Expand Rohingya refugees arrive at night by wooden boats from Burma to Shah Porir Dwip, near Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, September 27, 2017. © 2017 Damir Sa…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Burma Bars UN Rights Expert

    Burma Bars UN Rights Expert

    Expand Yanghee Lee, UN special rapporteur on human rights in Burma, speaks at a news conference in Rangoon, July 1, 2016. © 2016 Reuters The Burm…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Burma: Journalists Feared ‘Disappeared’

    Burma: Journalists Feared ‘Disappeared’

    Expand Reuters journalists Wa Lone (L) and Kyaw Soe Oo, who are based in Burma, pose for a picture at the Reuters office in Rangoon, Burma on December 11, 2017.…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -
  • Burma: Methodical Massacre at Rohingya Village
    The Burmese army carried out systematic killings and rape of several hundred Rohingya Muslims in Tula Toli village in Rakhine State on August 30, 2017. The massacre was part of the military’s campaign of ethnic cleansing that has forced more than…
    - 31 Dec 69, 7:00pm -

Huffington Post: Myanmar

MIZZIMA

  • newMyanmar celebrates the first Forum on Ethnic Sustainable Development

    Myanmar celebrates the first Forum on Ethnic Sustainable Development

    Mizzima Category: DevelopmentNewsPhoto: Min Min/MizzimaThe first Ethnic Sustainable Development Forum was opened yesterday at the Mingalar Thiri Hotel in Nay Pyi Taw, according to a statement. Hosted by the Minist…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:59pm -
  • newKachin bishops meet Min Aung Hlaing

    Kachin bishops meet Min Aung Hlaing

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticPhoto: Senior General Min Aung Hlaing/FacebookFour Kachin bishops have met Myanmar's military chief Min Aung Hlaing to talk prospects for peace in the country's north, where fighting be…
    - 4 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:54pm -
  • newRakhine MP remanded in custody at Sittway Prison

    Rakhine MP remanded in custody at Sittway Prison

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticDr. Aye maung. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPADr. Aye Maung, a member of parliament who has been charged under the unlawful Association Law for giving a talk at a literature session in Yathedaung,…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:24pm -
  • newMyanmar makes record drug bust with 30 million meth pills

    Myanmar makes record drug bust with 30 million meth pills

    AFP Category: NewsDomesticMethamphetamine pills. Photo: EPAMyanmar has seized 30 million meth pills along with more than two tonnes of "ice" and heroin in a record bust, the government said Thursday, as drugs pour f…
    - 5 hours ago, 18 Jan 18, 10:15pm -
  • Yanghee Lee to visit Bangladesh and Thailand

    Yanghee Lee to visit Bangladesh and Thailand

    Mizzima Category: NewsRegionalYanghee Lee (L), the UN's Special Rapporteur on the situation of human rights in Myanmar, visits the Balu Khali Rohingya camp in Cox's Bazar on February 21, 2017. Photo: AFPThe UN Speci…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 1:03am -
  • Labour law reform is key to sustainable development for Myanmar - Forum

    Labour law reform is key to sustainable development for Myanmar - Forum

    Mizzima Category: DevelopmentNewsPhoto: European Union in MyanmarRepresentatives of the Myanmar government, employers, workers, civil society and international partners gathered for the third time since 2015, in a f…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 12:57am -
  • Hilton Nay Pyi Taw wins tourism award

    Hilton Nay Pyi Taw wins tourism award

    Mizzima Category: BusinessDomesticThe Hilton Nay Pyi Taw is one of the winning recipients of the first ASEAN MICE (Meetings, Incentives, Conventions and Exhibitions) Awards, to be handed out during the upcoming ASEAN…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 12:49am -
  • Equations change in Northeast India’s rebel underground

    Equations change in Northeast India’s rebel underground

    Subir Bhaumik Category: NewsNSCN-K. Photo: Burma LinkThe burning down of 9 crude oil tankers in Upper Assam this week points to a change in equations between rebel groups in India's Northeast.Indian intelligence ag…
    - 1 day ago, 18 Jan 18, 12:38am -
  • China, Myanmar launch joint oceanographic research

    China, Myanmar launch joint oceanographic research

    Mizzima Category: DevelopmentNewsMyanmar International Terminals at the huge Thilawa industrial zone project near Yangon. Photo: AFPChinese research vessel Xiang Yang Hong 03, carrying a team of scientists, arrived…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Jan 18, 11:13pm -
  • Politician, writer charged with unlawful association

    Politician, writer charged with unlawful association

    Mizzima Category: NewsDomesticDr. Aye Maung. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPAPolice have filed charges under the Section 17 (1) of the Unlawful Association Law against Dr. Aye Maung and writer Wai Hin Aung, who gave a talk to m…
    - 1 day ago, 17 Jan 18, 9:46pm -

The Economist: Myanmar

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The Guardian: Burma

  • The Guardian view on the ousting of Aung San Suu Kyi’s political ally | Editorial
    By deposing Thura Shwe Mann as chair of the government party, the generals again dash democratic hopes in BurmaBurma’s so-called transition to democracy has been a fraught process from the beginning. It was clear when it started in 2010 that most o…
    - 17 Aug 15, 2:47pm -
  • From Nigeria to Burma’s jungle: courage and compassion in the war with Japan
    As the world marks VJ day, a remarkable story of an African soldier rescued by Burmese villagers on the forgotten frontA few months before he was shot as an enemy soldier in its sweltering jungles, 16-year-old Nigerian Isaac Fadoyebo had never even h…
    - 15 Aug 15, 7:05pm -
  • Turmoil in Burma's military-backed ruling party as leaders are deposed
    Key figures including the parliament’s Speaker removed amid tensions within Union Solidarity and Development party, which grew out of former junta Burmese security forces surrounded the headquarters of the ruling Union Solidarity and Development pa…
    - 13 Aug 15, 9:56am -
  • Photo highlights of the day: WWII bomb and black balls in LA
    The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world, including an unexploded bomb in London, the EU migration crisis, and a very big queue for a job fair in Indonesia Continue reading...
    - 11 Aug 15, 9:20am -
  • The forgotten army of WWII: West Africa's soldiers in Burma – exclusive video
    Nigerians made up more than half of the total force of 90,000 West African soldiers deployed to south east Asia after 1943, as part of the British army’s 81st and 82nd (West Africa) Divisions. But while the role of Indians and Gurkhas in the campai…
    - 10 Aug 15, 6:40am -
  • The 20 photographs of the week
    The migrant crisis in Europe, Stuart Broad at the Ashes, the wildfires in California – the best photography in news, culture and sport from around the world this week Continue reading...
    - 8 Aug 15, 9:16am -
  • Flooding in Burma likely to spread south - video
    Flooding in Burma is likely to spread further south, the UN announced on Tuesday. Over 200,000 people have been affected, and 46 killed, by the heavy monsoon rain which has caused flashfloods and landslides in central and northern areas of the countr…
    - 4 Aug 15, 4:42pm -
  • Deadly floods leave trail of destruction across southern Asia
    More than 100 people have died and up to 1 million have fled their homes, with areas of Burma declared disaster zones and India also badly hitHeavy monsoon rains have continued to lash much of southern Asia, threatening further casualties and more de…
    - 3 Aug 15, 8:35am -
  • Burma flood toll will increase as monsoon rains lash region, warns UN
    Thousands have already been affected by the downpours and aid workers fear that the death toll of 27 is likely to grow significantly higherThe toll from flash floods and landslides in Burma after days of torrential rain is likely to spike, the UN has…
    - 2 Aug 15, 1:47am -
  • Hunt is on for 33 slave ships off coast of Papua New Guinea
    Immigration officials seek trawler fleet crewed by 1,000 trafficked Burmese men that is thought likely to be supplying the UK with seafoodA fleet of at least 30 fishing trawlers crewed by slaves is being hunted off the coast of Papua New Guinea as th…
    - 1 Aug 15, 5:00pm -
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