Suu Kyi is unlikely to win any big changes to Myanmar’s military-drafted constitution, despite launching her boldest challenge.
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Lawyers for two Reuters reporters in Myanmar appealed Friday to the Supreme Court their conviction on charges of breaking the Official Secrets Act.
Myanmar activists push to end police brutality with E.U spending 30 million euros on project to help the police adhere to international standards.
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.
Myanmar activists stage rally on anniversary of Reuters reporters’ arrest in a landmark free speech case by releasing balloons in a rally at Yangon.
Myanmar authorities should quash the convictions of three ethnic Kachin activists found guilty of defaming the military, Human Rights Watch said.
New Myanmar youth activists look beyond Aung San Suu Kyi as they experience failed democracy, more authoritarianism and a failed government.
Myanmar’s High Court has ruled that two jailed Reuters reporters can appeal their convictions on charges of violating the country’s law.
A human rights report on Facebook’s presence in Myanmar says it has not done enough to prevent its social network from being used to incite violence.