Category: Legal

Poor Street Lighting Contributes to Crime in Muse, Locals Say

With dozens of streetlights burned out in the Shan State-China border town of Muse, robberies and theft has been on the rise, locals told SHAN.

Sai Leng, who lives in Muse, said that only two�of around 40�streetlights are currently functioning …

Posted in Legal January 30, 2020

Mother and Daughter Killed in Kyaukme Fighting

A 42-year-old woman and her 12-year-old daughter were killed on Tuesday in northern Shan State’s Kyaukme Township during a clash between the Burma Army and the Ta’ang National Liberation Army (TNLA).

Locals in Kyaukme said that the fighting occurred near …

Posted in Legal January 30, 2020

Myanmar Military Faces Added International Scrutiny

CHIANG MAI, THAILAND – Increasing conflict between Myanmar’s ethnic armed groups and government forces during the last year has increased civilian casualties amid mounting allegations of war crimes.

With the U.N.’s International Court of Justice order that the country “take …

Posted in Legal January 26, 2020

Top UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

THE HAGUE, The UN’s top court told Myanmar on

Thursday to take urgent steps to prevent the alleged genocide of the Buddhist nation’s minority Rohingya Muslims.

The order was the first time that Myanmar has faced justice over a 2017…

Posted in Legal January 24, 2020

Top UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide

THE HAGUE, The UN’s top court told Myanmar on

Thursday to take urgent steps to prevent the alleged genocide of the Buddhist nation’s minority Rohingya Muslims.

The order was the first time that Myanmar has faced justice over a 2017…

Posted in Legal January 24, 2020