More than 9,500 prisoners released Wednesday in Myanmar under a presidential amnesty, but they did not include two Pulitzer Prize-winning Reuters reporters.
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Suu Kyi is unlikely to win any big changes to Myanmar’s military-drafted constitution, despite launching her boldest challenge.
The Myanmar government committed grave abuses against Rohingya Muslims and other ethnic minorities throughout 2018, Human Rights Watch said.
Two Reuters journalists, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo in Myanmar lost their appeal Friday against their conviction and seven-year jail sentences.
New Myanmar youth activists look beyond Aung San Suu Kyi as they experience failed democracy, more authoritarianism and a failed government.
A former newspaper columnist has been jailed for seven years in Myanmar over Facebook post criticizing the country’s leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi.
Aung San Suu Kyi on Thursday said 2 jailed Reuters journalists can appeal sentence and that their jailing had nothing to do with freedom of expression.
A new government commission investigating human rights abuses in Myanmar’s Rakhine state is being criticized by skeptics a day after it was announced.
Driven by disappointment with government record, veteran activists in Myanmar are launching a new party
Australian actress Cate Blanchett says she is bewildered by Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s silence