Today is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, which marks the start of the global 16 Days of Activism Against Gender-Based Violence. The diplomatic missions of[…]
Among those displaced by war in Kachin State over the past seven years, the day-to-day struggles of life and livelihood are paramount. In this episode of DVB’s “Fix It” programme, we look at how some of the many IDPs in Kachin State labour to make ends meet in the face of prolonged war-time hardship.
A Yangon court will proceed with prosecuting two Reuters journalists accused of violating Burma’s Official Secrets Act, a ruling that will heighten concerns of press freedom advocates who see the case as a seminal indicator of progress in a country long-known for censorship and antagonism toward the Fourth Estate.