The Human Rights Film Festival cancels a documentary dealing with anti-Muslim violence after social media users criticized it for being too sympathetic to Burma’s Muslims.
Civil society groups plan a Regional People’s Forum in each Burmese state and division. The first forum will be held in Mon State this month.
A Thai court is due to rule in a case against the activist Andy Hall, who has helped expose abuses suffered by Burmese migrant workers.
Burmese troops open fire on a group of ethnic Karen soldiers in the country’s southeast, leaving one man dead, Karen sources say.
A minister says that a 15-year drug eradication project has failed to stem opium cultivation in Burma, adding that there will be five-year project extension.
Burma’s government threatens to expel students at the country’s technical colleges and institutes who participate in political activities that lead to “unrest.”
A project launches to check the legal status of Muslims who identify as Bengali and to allow them to apply for citizenship.
A crackdown on undocumented migrants by the Thai junta has mostly targeted Cambodian workers, although there have been frequent reports of arrests of Burmese workers.
Hundreds of ethnic Palaung in Kutkai Township flee their homes after the Burmese Army fires artillery on their village in northern Shan State.
In Nepal, Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi reacts to a vote against changing a constitutional clause that bars her from the presidency.
The leaders of at least two Burmese political parties are traveling to Yunnan Province to discuss ethnic affairs with Chinese leaders.
An ethnic Chin group says the bill to restrict religious conversions goes against the Burmese Constitution and international standards for human rights.
Rangoon authorities charge five Buddhist monks with religious offenses after they disputed the government-backed Buddhist clergy’s ownership of a monastery.
The Myanmar Teachers’ Federation says it “strongly condemns” the Education Ministry’s new performance-based approach to handling transfer orders and promotions for Burma’s university educators.
Upper House lawmakers opt for a proportional representation system in 2015, to the displeasure of the military, the National League for Democracy and ethnic minorities.
A committee will not recommend a crucial constitutional amendment, but it’s ultimately up to Parliament to decide, the country’s biggest opposition party says.
The former abbot of a large Rangoon monastery blasts the State Sangha over the eviction of his followers Tuesday and claims he owns the monastery.
A 55-year-old village head denies any connection to ethnic rebels, and suffered torture while in the custody of the Burmese military, according to his lawyer.
The parliamentary committee guiding the constitutional amendment process will not recommend changes to an article that bars Aung San Suu Kyi from Burma’s top post.
The opposition leader and lawmakers from the Rule of Law Committee meet with civil society representatives lobbying against four bills to “protect race and religion.”