The National Unity Government’s plan to end discrimination against the Rohingya and replace the 1982 Citizenship Law could face opposition from among its own supporters – if the parallel government gets the chance to implement it.
A network of hardline, pro-military groups known as Pyusawhti is doing its best to spread terror among the population as it fights a dirty war against the democratic forces resisting the coup.
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Fifty-three confirmed cases in less than a week has left many scared and NGOs fearing the virus will spread to IDP camps.
This week’s Panglong peace conference – the last before the election – is likely to see agreements on a wide range of issues, but negotiators and analysts warn that much of the language is vague and could create to difficulties in the future.
The banning of Myanmar's largest election monitoring group will have a "huge impact" on the transparency of November's national polls, the organisation's director said Friday.
Security is tight for journalists visiting the Union Solidarity and Development Party headquarters in Nay Pyi Taw, and loquacious staff members can expect a scolding.
Artists and other creatives are demanding modern safeguards for their intellectual property, but rights groups fear a new copyright law may imperil free expression.