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Myanmar jails journalists over 'public alarm'
Five people jailed after a journal reported about an activist group's claim that opposition was to replace government.
Last updated: 17 Oct 2014 06:31 GMT
Are Myanmar's reforms backsliding?
Critics say the government is going full-steam ahead on economic recovery at the expense of human rights.
Last updated: 19 Sep 2014 09:23 GMT
Myanmar: A new dawn
As Myanmar emerges slowly from five decades of dictatorship, will it ever catch up with its more prosperous neighbours?
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People & Power
Last updated: 21 Aug 2014 18:48 GMT
Myanmar journalists caught up in crackdown
Five Myanmar journalists were recently sentenced to ten years in prison, a move decried by rights groups.
Last updated: 14 Jul 2014 09:54 GMT
Myanmar's forgotten WWII heroes
Myanmar's Karen veterans of WWII, despite being abandoned by the British, recall their service with fondness.
Last updated: 12 Jul 2014 13:02 GMT
Myanmar ruling dents Suu Kyi presidential bid
Parliament committee votes against amending law barring anyone whose family are loyal to foreign state from presidency.
Last updated: 14 Jun 2014 07:21 GMT
Internet freedom in Myanmar: A curse or an opportunity?
With Myanmar's recently acquired internet freedom, questions arise about hate speech and incitement to violence online.
Jillian C. York
Last updated: 11 Apr 2014 11:35 GMT
Myanmar to mull interfaith marriage law
President Thein Sein asks parliament to consider an intermarriage bill aimed at 'protecting' Buddhists.
Last updated: 28 Feb 2014 14:33 GMT
Is Suu Kyi eclipsing Myanmar's peace process?
The pro-democracy icon may not be able to run for president unless the constitution is changed.
Last updated: 17 Feb 2014 10:39 GMT
Myanmar's Buddhist-Rohingya ethnic divide
Displaced Rohingya Muslims struggle with persecution and Buddhist resentment.
Last updated: 04 Feb 2014 13:09 GMT
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