Hundreds in Lashio Protest for ‘Justice For Victoria’

Around 600 people in the northern Shan State city of Lashio participated in a protest to end impunity for child rape on Sunday morning.The event was spurred by the alleged rape of a toddler in a Naypyidaw nursery school on May 16, in a nationwide movem…

Posted in Arts August 5, 2019

ICC Delegation Head Wraps up Visit to Bangladesh, Rohingya Camps

An International Criminal Court prosecutor on Monday wrapped up a six-day trip to Bangladesh and Rohingya refugee camps in the southeast as part of preparations for a potential ICC investigation into alleged crimes of humanity against Rohingya by Myanm…

Posted in Arts July 22, 2019

Namkham Locals Demand Gov’t Action on Marble Mining

Local CBOs say that at least five massive blocks of marble are being shipped across the border into China every day.Photo by Numkham YouthFive community-based organizations (CBOs) in northern Shan State’s Namkham Township are calling on the government …

Posted in Arts July 1, 2019

China Blames Washington for Trade Talks Breakdown

BEIJING Joyce Huang contributed to this report.China says Washington bears the sole and entire responsibility for the breakdown in trade talks earlier this month and that Beijing won’t back down on matters of principle. In a defiant rebuttal of who i…

Posted in Arts June 2, 2019

Myanmar’s State Counsellor Leaves For Czech Republic, Hungary

YANGON, Myanmar, Myanmar’s State Counsellor, Aung San Suu Kyi, left Nay Pyi Taw today (Saturday), to visit the Czech Republic and Hungary, according to the Foreign Ministry.The state counsellor will pay an official visit to the Czech Republic at the i…

Posted in Arts June 1, 2019

Myanmar Army Again Accused of War Crimes in Rakhine State

The Myanmar military has committed war crimes and other human rights violations against civilians in western Myanmar’s violence-ridden Rakhine state since early January when the government ordered its troops to crush a rebel ethnic armed group in the r…

Posted in Arts May 29, 2019

UNICEF Myanmar Humanitarian Situation Report #4 – April 2019

Armed conflict between Arakan Army (AA) and the Myanmar military, security concerns and access limitations to areas where significant numbers of targeted children are located remain the biggest challenges to supporting children affected by conflict in…

Posted in Arts May 20, 2019