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Myanmar junta now publishing lists of wanted journalists

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls on the international community to react to the Myanmar military’s latest attempts to impose complete control over news and...

Myanmar: Media organisations shut down by military, offices raided; IFJ calls for UN investigation

Image: A Myanmar policeman chases a journalist holding a camera. Credit: Facebook (IFJ)Media organisations across Myanmar were ordered to close by the Myanmar Military Council...

‘She Is a Hero’: In Myanmar’s Protests, Women Are on the Front Lines

Image: Ma Kyal Sin’s funeral in Mandalay, Myanmar, on Thursday. The 18-year-old woman was one of dozens of protesters who were shot dead the previous...

Myanmar’s Bloody Sunday: Myanmar’s military using surveillance tools to ‘live’ track protestors’ locations..

(Photo of Myanmar press/IFJ) Press logos are becoming a target as Myanmar’s military takes aim with weapons and international-supplied surveillance, writes Phil Thornton. The Myanmar army,...

Human Rights Council calls for release of all arbitrarily detained persons in Myanmar, and lifting of state of emergency

Image: Protesters face riot police in Naypyitaw, Myanmar on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021. Tension in the confrontations between the authorities and demonstrators against last...

Myanmar junta blocks internet access as coup protests expand

In this image made from video, a woman flashes the three-fingered salute from a vehicle as a crowd of protesters march past Saturday, Feb....

A Year Into Power Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Acknowledges Slow Pace of Reforms

Image: Myanmar's opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi speaks to the Myanmar community living in Singapore, on the island of Sentosa in Singapore September 22,...

Burma/Myanmar : Assassination of U Ko Ni a tragedy for Myanmar

Issuing  a statement The Asian Human Rights Commission has condemned in the strongest terms the killing on the evening of 29 January 2017 of...

President and PM Sends Congratulatory Message to Aung San Suu Kyi

President of Sri Lanka,Maithripala Sirisena, has sent a congratulatory message to Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, Leader of the National League for Democracy on...
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Sri Lanka: Rights group questions continuing deaths in police custody

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Sri Labka: Won the “War” but Lost the Law – Basil Fernando

Calling a civil conflict or a civil war, a war itself, is very misleading. Wars are fought with external enemies. However, civil conflict or...

Report: Accountability and justice are yet a far-away dream for victims of post-easter mob attacks – People’s Rights Group

People’s Rights Group (PRG), a rights based advocacy and lobbying group based in the UK particularly dealing with human rights violations in Sri Lanka...

Rights groups call for special review of the Sri Lankan Human Rights Commission

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