NANG SENG NOM & LAWI WENG / THE IRRAWADDY - The Irrawaddy
Military Court Sentences Soldier to 7 Years for Misconduct

A military court sentences a Burmese soldier to seven years in prison, but dismisses allegations that he attempted to rape a 73-year-old ethnic Kachin woman.

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Karen Martyrs Day Marked in Rangoon for the First Time

For the first time since political reforms began, the ethnic Karen community in Rangoon held a public ceremony to mark Karen Martyrs’ Day.