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  1. News - China Insider - MYANMAR

    Myanmar court slaps prison sentences on eight Chinese militants accused of murder

    Posted Jul 31st 2014, 03:48pm by Patrick Boehler

    ... sentenced to 13 years of hard labour and one was sentenced to 10 years, the report said, citing the Crime Investigation Department, a special police department handling such crimes. The eight ... of the Southeast Asian nation. The border line between the Myanmar and China is very porous and difficult for authorities to control and manage, with transnational crime groups smuggling both ways, said ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Freed prisoners in Myanmar now living in a jail of the mind

    Posted Apr 06th 2014, 06:16am by Vincent Macisaac

    ... against a new law that curbs protests. All the while, members of the prisoners' association race to document the previous junta's crimes, including their own torture in prison. ... public vigils for those who died behind bars, publicising the crimes that happened inside Myanmar's prisons, and advocating for the release of the remaining political prisoners. Members also ...

  3. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar frees five political prisoners under Thein Sein pardon

    Posted Jan 01st 2014, 01:27am by AP

    ... them dropped. The pardon may not cover all prisoners listed by the committee as political detainees, as some were also convicted of other crimes such as murder, he said. Since Thein Sein became ...

  4. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Muslims flee as Myanmar death toll hits five

    Posted Oct 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... to a multi-faith conference, which was carried in state media yesterday, Thein Sein lamented "instigations fuelling minor crimes into conflicts between the two communities and two religions". ...

  5. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Hundreds homeless after fresh Myanmar religious unrest

    Posted Aug 26th 2013, 05:11pm by AFP

    ... with “potential crimes against humanity and/or genocide” if authorities failed to stem anti-Muslim hate speech and a culture of impunity around the clashes. ...

  6. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Buddhist mobs burn down Rohingya Muslim homes in Myanmar

    Posted Aug 25th 2013, 02:05pm by AFP

    ... Rights said Myanmar risked “catastrophic” levels of conflict with “potential crimes against humanity and/or genocide” if authorities failed to stem anti-Muslim hate speech and a culture ...

  7. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Tycoon Zaw Zaw sees his fortunes rise as ties to old guard bear fruit

    Posted Jun 03rd 2013, 12:00am by AP

    ... there was no other way to succeed. "Only the government has projects," he says. "If I don't do projects with them, who will I do projects with?" His only crime as he sees it? ...

  8. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar charges 6 Muslims for sectarian violence

    Posted May 07th 2013, 02:41pm by Associated Press in Yangon

    ... in Meikhtila, some of them hunted down and burnt to death by Buddhist mobs. Authorities have detained Buddhists allegedly involved in the attacks, but so far none have been charged with crimes ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar delays 'drugs-free' target by 5 years

    Posted May 07th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... Myanmar's quasi-civilian government has reached tentative peace deals with most major armed ethnic groups. But Gary Lewis, regional representative of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, in December ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar’s strife-torn region needs aid, troops

    Posted Apr 29th 2013, 08:46pm by AFP

    ... involvement in ethnic cleansing and crimes against humanity. “Doubling the number of security forces in (Rakhine) state without first ensuring implementation of reforms to end those forces’ impunity ...




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