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  1. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar pledges to release 3,073 prisoners ahead of regional summit

    Posted Oct 08th 2014, 03:11am by Reuters

    ... crimes, not for their political activity. The non-governmental group Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) said the amnesty did not include any political prisoners. "I heard ...

  2. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Rights groups condemn Myanmar’s Rohingya plan

    Posted Oct 03rd 2014, 03:59pm by Reuters in Yangon

    ... in internment camps would constitute a “crime against humanity”, New York-based Physicians for Human Rights said in a separate statement. “It certainly fits into the government’s decades-long tradition ...

  3. 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 ...

  4. 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 ...

  5. 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 ...

  6. 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". ...

  7. 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. ...

  8. 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 ...

  9. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Sponsor of search for buried Spitfires in Myanmar pulls out

    Posted Feb 17th 2013, 12:00am by AFP

    ... was undertaken in the spirit of US television forensic police series CSI [Crime Scene Investigation]. "We followed the clues in the documents, period maps, pictures and air photographs; we talked to surviving witnesses, and visited the 'crime scene' in order to turn our study in the archives into facts on the ground," Brockman said. "As a result we believe that the legend ...

  10. News - Asia - MYANMAR

    Myanmar president rejects religious extremism

    Posted Mar 28th 2013, 09:00pm by AFP

    ... for failing to stop the attacks. “These violent attacks include crimes such as arson and massacres which deserve heavy penalties,” the Islamic Religious Affairs Council and several other Muslim groups in Myanmar wrote in an open letter to the president. “However, in this situation the authorities neglected to take swift and effective action against the perpetrators who recklessly committed crimes ...




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