Tin Maung

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Name: Tin Maung
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 2 reports

Rape case in Mandalay that triggered riots was fabricated: Govt

:19The government announced that the alleged rape case leading to the riots in Mandalay was fabricated, state television reported last night.The Sun Café teashop worker identified herself as Soe Soe, 25, from Butalin Township, accused her employer San ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Is it fair being sued by different townships?

:35Public and political organisations have criticised the judiciary pillar of Myanmar, which charges and punishes all demonstrators with the Section 18, and Section 505 (B).The Section 18 is the Peaceful Assembly and Procession Act. The Section 505 (B) ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

Court Sentences 2 Activists to Prison Terms for Anti-Govt Pamphlets

A prisoner grips the bars on the window of a prison van as he leaves a court in Rangoon in 2012. (Photo: Steve Tickner / The Irrawaddy)RANGOON — A Rangoon court sentenced two rights activists to six months’ imprisonment on Wednesday because they distributed ... [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Two more democracy activists jailed

:25Tin Maung Kyi and Zaw Win, members of the Movement for Democracy Current Force, exit Bahan Township Court after being convicted to jail terms on July 15. (Photo: Aung Kyaw Htet)Two members of the Movement for Democracy Current Force were sentenced ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 16 2014 - Updated Jul 16 2014 - 1 reports

Burma must keep promise to release prisoners of conscience

One year after President Thein Sein pledged to clear Myanmar's jails of prisoners of conscience - a pledge which to date remains unfulfilled - Amnesty International calls on the Myanmar authorities to immediately and unconditionally release all those ... [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 09 2014 - 1 reports

Rape case unrelated to Mandalay riots, alleged victim says

A young Muslim woman who claims she was raped by a court official has dispelled reports that her case is linked to recent riots in Mandalay. Contrary to local media reports citing her testimony, 17-year-old Hay Mar Kyaw told DVB that she believes her ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

MORE DEMOCRATIC REGULATIONS FOR LOCAL AND FOREIGN NGOs

Burma’s parliament adopted a new law that regulates the activities of local and foreign NGOs (Non-Governmental Organizations). The new law, drafted by civil society organizations and lawmakers in November last year, provides voluntary registration procedures ... [Published Misna - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jul 01 2014 - Updated Jul 01 2014 - 1 reports

Union Parliament Passed NGO Law

Representatives from Karen civil society meet to discuss development and the peace process on May 27, 2013.(Photo: Pyi Daw Myint / The Irrawaddy)RANGOON — Burma’s Union Parliament passed the Association Registration Law last week, a ruling party lawmaker ... [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 01 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Activists Remember Bravery of Student Leader

Salai Tin Aye, a cousin of Salai Tin Maung Oo, recalls the late student leader during a ceremony in Rangoon on Thursday. (Photo: Nyein Nyein / The Irrawaddy)RANGOON — Thirty-eight years after student activist Salai Tin Maung Oo was hanged in prison after ... [Published Irrawaddy - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 26 2014 - Updated Jun 26 2014 - 1 reports

MPs remove punishments from NGO bill

A new law on the registration of civil society organisations contains neither offences nor penalties, and is intended to strengthen the organisations, NGOs have been told. The Pyidaungsu Hluttaw passed the law on June 25, superseding the former law, which ... [Published Myanmar Times - Jun 26 2014]
First reported Jun 16 2014 - Updated Jun 16 2014 - 1 reports

Vietnamese bank steps in to finance local small-scale loans

The Small and Medium Industrial Development Bank (SMIDB) will fund its SME loan program this year through a Vietnamese wholesale loan at half the interest of previous loans from Myanmar state-run banks, officials said.A man walks by SMIDB in Yangon. Photo: ... [Published Myanmar Times - Jun 16 2014]
First reported Apr 28 2014 - Updated Apr 28 2014 - 1 reports

Arakanese conference kicks off in Kyaukphyu

Representatives of the Arakanese Buddhist community, armed groups and civil society groups will rub shoulders with state government officials and MPs this week as the Arakan National Conference takes place in Kyaukphyu. Nyi Nyi Maung, the secretary ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 28 2014]

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"the most significant fact about the new law is that we have removed all offences and punishments in order to strengthen civil society organisations" said U Tin Maung Oo, secretary of the PublicPublic Affairs Management Committee, which coordinated the drafting of the law

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Rape case in Mandalay that triggered riots was ... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 20 2014]
Rape case in Mandalay that instigated riots was... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 20 2014]
Is it fair being sued by different townships? [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 17 2014]
Court Sentences 2 Activists to Prison Terms for... [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 17 2014]
Two more democracy activists jailed [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jul 16 2014]
Burma must keep promise to release prisoners of... [Published Noodls - Jul 16 2014]
Myanmar Activist Gets Yet Another Jail Term in ... [Published Radio Free Asia - Jul 10 2014]
Rape case unrelated to Mandalay riots, alleged ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 09 2014]
MORE DEMOCRATIC REGULATIONS FOR LOCAL AND FOREI... [Published Misna - Jul 01 2014]
Union Parliament Passed NGO Law [Published Irrawaddy - Jul 01 2014]
Wanted: A Happy Ending [Published Irrawaddy - Jun 28 2014]
Activists Remember Bravery of Student Leader [Published Irrawaddy - Jun 27 2014]
MPs remove punishments from NGO bill [Published Myanmar Times - Jun 26 2014]
Activist gets six more months in prison for lea... [Published Eleven Myanmar - Jun 25 2014]
Vietnamese bank steps in to finance local small... [Published Myanmar Times - Jun 16 2014]
Review Committee supports overturning Article 436 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - May 21 2014]
Arakanese conference kicks off in Kyaukphyu [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 28 2014]
Meikhtila gears up for first Thingyan after riots [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 10 2014]
DVB Debate: Constitutional conundrum [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Feb 26 2014]
Maungdaw investigation to overlook allegations ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Feb 07 2014]
Injured foreign workers in stable condition [Published The Malaysian Insider :: Malaysia - Jun 07 2013]
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Rape case unrelated to Mandalay riots, alleged ... [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Jul 09 2014]
A young Muslim woman who claims she was raped by a court official has dispelled reports that her case is linked to recent riots in Mandalay. Contrary to local media reports citing her testimony, 17-year-old Hay Mar Kyaw told DVB that she believes her ...
Review Committee supports overturning Article 436 [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - May 21 2014]
Burma’s parliamentary Joint-Committee for Reviewing the Constitution (JCRC) is set to propose a constitutional amendment to Article 436 – the controversial clause that effectively bars any reform of the charter without full military approval – at the ...
Arakanese conference kicks off in Kyaukphyu [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 28 2014]
Representatives of the Arakanese Buddhist community, armed groups and civil society groups will rub shoulders with state government officials and MPs this week as the Arakan National Conference takes place in Kyaukphyu. Nyi Nyi Maung, the secretary ...
Meikhtila gears up for first Thingyan after riots [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Apr 10 2014]
Last year’s Thingyan celebrations were cancelled in Meikhtila, Mandalay Division, after deadly riots devastated the town. Residents still reeling from the incident await this year’s water festival with extra enthusiasm. In 2013, celebrations were quashed ...
DVB Debate: Constitutional conundrum [Published Democratic Voice of Burma » Analysis - Feb 26 2014]
Since it was adopted in May 2008, Burma’s Constitution has been widely criticised, and many political groups have called for it to be amended or rewritten. This week the four-person panel of DVB Debate consists of: Tin Maung Than, senior researcher ...
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