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Myanmar Police Charge Workers Involved in Labor Rights Protest
Radio Free Asia

Myanmar charges protesters with rioting

Around 50 factory workers and activists involved in a protest march in Myanmar (also known as Burma) have been charged with rioting, police said. The protesters had been blocked by police as they tried to march into the capital, Nay Pyi Taw, on ... BBC, 1 month ago

Why Burma Is Trying to Stop People From Using the Name of Its Persecuted Muslim Minority

Burma's newly installed government is trying to get foreign diplomats from using the name Rohingya, in the latest blow to the country's heavily persecuted Muslim group. The move is an apparent bow to pressure from a small but influential ...
 Time1 month ago

Burma leader Aung San Suu Kyi bans use of Rohingya name for oppressed Muslims

Burma leader Aung San Suu Kyi bans officials from using oppressed Muslims' communal name, Rohingya, in an attempt to ease tensions between the country's majority Buddhists and minority Muslims. Burma leader Aung San Suu Kyi has banned officials from ...
 ABC Radio Australia6 days ago Kerry pledges strong support for Burma's democratic transition  DVB1 month ago Nowhere People  ABC Radio Australia1 day ago

Sagaing workers march ends in arrests

Negotiations to end a march on Burma's capital by former employees of a wood-processing factory in Sagaing Division broke down on Wednesday, resulting in the arrest of protest leaders as the group approached the town of Tatkon in the Naypyidaw Union ...
 DVB1 month ago Sagaing workers hearing postponed  Myanmar Times1 week ago

BBC Burmese reporter jailed for hitting policeman

A court in Burma jailed a reporter for the BBC Burmese-language service for three months with hard labour on Monday after convicting him of attacking a policeman when covering student protests last year, his defence lawyer said. The scuffle ...
 DVB3 weeks ago Jailed BBC Myanmar reporter to appeal  BBC3 weeks ago BBC Burmese Service Reporter Sentenced  VOA News3 weeks ago

Politics, Government and Governance - Burma/Myanmar - general studies

Websites/Multiple Documents Title: Myanmar's new political geography Date of publication: 17 October 2012 Description/subject: "Alongside a team of talented cartographers and GIS specialists from the Australian National University's ...
 Online Burma Library3 weeks ago

Debate Over Burma's Household Guest Registration Law Intensifies

Riot police detain a man in Hlegu, outside Rangoon, late April 4, 2014. (Photo: Soe Zeya Tun / Reuters) RANGOON — A bill to amend and repeal sections of Burma's colonial-era law requiring citizens to report overnight guests continues to face ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago Upper House Passes Bill Repealing Overnight Guest Registration  Irrawaddy3 weeks ago

Laws, decrees, bills and regulations relating to association and assembly (commentaries)

Individual Documents Title: Burma: Proposed Assembly Law Falls Short - Remove Criminal Punishment, Overbroad Speech Restrictions Date of publication: 27 May 2016 Description/subject: " Burma's parliament should amend a proposed law on ...
 Online Burma Library1 month ago

The 'lawlessness' of Stave Lake

The first time Angela Ramos travelled Burma Road, she was shocked to see all the crosses. Ramos had never heard of the gravel road, or the mudflats to which it leads, until the rainy night in March when her daughter was a passenger in a Nissan ...
 MSN Canada1 month ago

After Burma Protests, China Says Companies Should Respect Laws

Local farmers protesting the Letpadaung copper mining project in Sagaing Division's Salingyi Township on Thursday. (Photo: Myo Min Soe / The Irrawaddy) China has consistently demanded its companies operating abroad respect local laws, China's ...
 Irrawaddy1 month ago After Myanmar Protests, China Says Companies Should Respect Laws  Myanmar Business Today1 month ago Stung by protests, China tells companies to respect laws  DVB1 month ago
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