Category: Government

More than 1,000 people flee their homes in Sagaing region

More than 1,000 people from three villages in Sagaing region’s Tigyaing township fled their homes on Wednesday, as the junta continued its campaign of arson attacks. Residents of Me Zar Lay and Kan Pauk abandoned their villages after troops stormed and burned neighboring Aung Thar Kone.  “The junta troops got […]

More than a dozen Rohingya found dead in Myanmar’s Yangon region

Authorities in Myanmar have launched an investigation after a group of women on their way to the market in Yangon region made a gruesome discovery early on Monday morning – 13 broken and waterlogged corpses believed to be members of the Rohingya ethnic group. The bodies were found near a […]

Burmese freelance journalist sentenced to 15 years in prison

Myanmar journalist Myo San Soe has been sentenced to 15 years in prison on two terrorism counts by a court at Pyapon Prison in Ayeyarwady region. He was transferred to Pathein Prison on Thursday right after the sentencing, according to his family. Pyapon prison only holds people sentenced to 10 […]