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First reported 19 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

US calls on Burma to intervene in Rohingya crisis

Addressing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Thursday, US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power called on the Burmese government to address communal tensions that have stoked nationwide violence that left more than 200 dead and 140,000 displaced. ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 19 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 13 hours ago - 1 reports

Interfaith couple targeted by mob in Pegu

Four houses were burnt in an attack against an interfaith couple in Nattalin Township, Pegu Division on 16 April, according to local authorities. No one was injured and authorities said that calm has been restored. Khin Aye, the National League for ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 13 hours ago]
First reported 17 hours ago - Updated 16 hours ago - 1 reports

Amid peace talks, health cooperation in Karen State sends positive signals

Over six decades of civil war in Eastern Burma, civilians fled en masse over the border to Thailand in search of basic necessities – physical security, food, medicine. But now, glimmers of hope are shining through back home. A nationwide ceasefire process ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 17 hours ago]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Literacy campaign aims to coach 46,000 people

University lecturers and students are volunteering their time during this summer holiday as part of the 2014 Literacy Campaign in Burma, which aims to provide free classes to 46,479 people, including children and elderly persons who never learned to ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Journalists charged with defaming Thai Navy

Two Thailand-based journalists were charged on Thursday with defamation and violation of the Computer Crimes Act for citing a Reuters article that contained allegations against members of the Royal Thai Navy. Australian editor Alan Morison and Thai ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Burmese journalists pray for Zaw Pe’s release

DVB reporters and staff in Rangoon gathered for Burmese New Year’s Day to pray for the release of their colleague, Magwe correspondent Zaw Pe [Zaw Phay] who was recently sentenced to a one- year jail term for charges related to his journalistic work. ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Rights group calls for international investigation into sexual violence by Burma military

In a report reopening allegations of the Burmese army’s persistent and systematic use of sexual violence as a weapon of war, Burma Campaign UK (BCUK) has reignited calls for an international commission into violence against women in Burma. “The widespread ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 17 2014 - 1 reports

Humanitarian crisis looms as Kachin conflict intensifies

Burmese Army’s 223rd Light Infantry Battalion (LIB) troops have launched another offensive on Wednesday at 5am against KIA’s 1st Battalion post located near Chyari- Dagaw in Momauk Township. Burmese Army troops fired several rounds of artillery shells, ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Two planes crash on runway at Rangoon airport

While taxiing the runway at Rangoon International Airport at about 6am on Monday morning, an A320 plane belonging to Golden Myanmar Airlines crashed into a stationary Myanmar Airways International (MAI) plane. According to Aye Mra Thar, the marketing ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Suu Kyi leaves Europe armed with international support for constitutional change.

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is due to depart France for home on Wednesday, having canvased international support for her agenda of constitutional change in Burma. The weeklong trip included Germany and France, and was her third visit to ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 16 2014 - Updated Apr 16 2014 - 1 reports

Burma’s New Year water festival – in pictures

This week millions of Burmese celebrated New Year by getting merry and very very wet. The Thingyan Festival is also a national holiday in some other Buddhist countries in Southeast Asia, most notably Thailand where it is known as Songkran. Assumed to ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 16 2014]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

‘Boatpeople’ story lands Reuters a Pulitzer as local reporters face jail

Two Reuters reporters were awarded a Pulitzer Prize for international journalism on Monday for reporting on the trafficking of Burma’s stateless Rohingya Muslims. The prize was announced just days before two Thailand-based journalists are set to appear ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 15 2014]

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Interfaith couple targeted by mob in Pegu [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 13 hours ago]
Amid peace talks, health cooperation in Karen S... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 17 hours ago]
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Burmese journalists pray for Zaw Pe’s release [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
Rights group calls for international investigat... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
Journalists charged with defaming Thai Navy [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
Literacy campaign aims to coach 46,000 people [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
Humanitarian crisis looms as Kachin conflict in... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
Suu Kyi leaves Europe armed with international ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 16 2014]
Two planes crash on runway at Rangoon airport [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 16 2014]
Burma’s New Year water festival – in pictures [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 16 2014]
‘Boatpeople’ story lands Reuters a Pulitzer as ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 15 2014]
Ancient Burmese sculptures on display for the f... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 15 2014]
Burma’s poultry potential [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 15 2014]
3,000 displaced by recent Kachin fighting [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 14 2014]
Burma’s fishing wars [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 14 2014]
Dr Cynthia responds to Thameelay villagers [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 13 2014]
Campaigners urge Thingyan revellers to avoid un... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 12 2014]
China Closes Border as Thousands Flee Kachin War [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 12 2014]
Anti-Corruption Commission tackles Regional Adm... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 12 2014]
BURMA BUSINESS WEEKLY [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 12 2014]
Japan to help build up Bagan [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 11 2014]
Hundreds flee as census-related clashes break o... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 11 2014]
Zaw Pe’s lawyer to launch appeal [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 11 2014]
Election Commission curbs Suu Kyi’s campaign trail [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 11 2014]
Burmese migrants assume false identities to wor... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 11 2014]
Meikhtila gears up for first Thingyan after riots [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 10 2014]
Tavoy locals vow to step up land grab protests [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 10 2014]
Zaw Pe transferred to Thayet prison [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 10 2014]
Burma buyer’s club: MoH warns against contraban... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 10 2014]
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Interfaith couple targeted by mob in Pegu [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 13 hours ago]
Four houses were burnt in an attack against an interfaith couple in Nattalin Township, Pegu Division on 16 April, according to local authorities. No one was injured and authorities said that calm has been restored. Khin Aye, the National League for ...
Amid peace talks, health cooperation in Karen S... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 17 hours ago]
Over six decades of civil war in Eastern Burma, civilians fled en masse over the border to Thailand in search of basic necessities – physical security, food, medicine. But now, glimmers of hope are shining through back home. A nationwide ceasefire process ...
US calls on Burma to intervene in Rohingya crisis [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - 19 hours ago]
Addressing the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) on Thursday, US ambassador to the UN Samantha Power called on the Burmese government to address communal tensions that have stoked nationwide violence that left more than 200 dead and 140,000 displaced. ...
Burmese journalists pray for Zaw Pe’s release [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
DVB reporters and staff in Rangoon gathered for Burmese New Year’s Day to pray for the release of their colleague, Magwe correspondent Zaw Pe [Zaw Phay] who was recently sentenced to a one- year jail term for charges related to his journalistic work. ...
Rights group calls for international investigat... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 17 2014]
In a report reopening allegations of the Burmese army’s persistent and systematic use of sexual violence as a weapon of war, Burma Campaign UK (BCUK) has reignited calls for an international commission into violence against women in Burma. “The widespread ...
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