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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, 2 months 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 Australia1 month ago Kerry pledges strong support for Burma's democratic transition  DVB2 months ago Suu Kyi gets top marks in Thailand  DVB3 weeks ago Nowhere People  ABC Radio Australia4 weeks ago
Free Malaysia Today

Asean must act on 1965 Indonesian massacres

Victims must be compensated and sanctions adopted to ensure Malaysia's pogrom, and military atrocities in Burma, Thailand, Timor Leste and West Papua are never repeated. COMMENT By Kua Kia Soong After more than 50 years of silence in the ...
 Free Malaysia Today1 day ago

US Ambassador Meets ANP and Muslim Community in Sittwe

US Ambassador to Burma Scot Marciel visits the segregated Muslim enclave of Aung Mingalar in the Arakan State Capital Sittwe. (Photo: Phoe Thiha) RANGOON — United States Ambassador Scot Marciel made his first trip to Arakan State on Wednesday.
 Irrawaddy2 weeks ago

Rights groups call for action on anti-Muslim violence in Burma

NINETEENnon-governmental organizations have come together to sign a joint statement calling on the Burmesegovernment to take steps to combat hate speech, reject incitements of violence and commence detailed investigations into recent religiously ...
 Asian Correspondent2 weeks ago CSOs urge govt action against perpetrators of anti-Muslim violence  Myanmar Times2 weeks 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 ...
 DVB2 months ago Sagaing workers hearing postponed  Myanmar Times1 month 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 ...
 DVB1 month ago Jailed BBC Myanmar reporter to appeal  BBC1 month ago BBC Burmese Service Reporter Sentenced  VOA News1 month 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 Library1 month 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  Irrawaddy1 month 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
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