A rescue truck loaded with fleeing civilians passes military troops near the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
21 February 2015
Nay Pyi Taw - Defence Minister Lieutenant General Wai Lwin says the government now...
Photo: Thet Ko/MIzzima
21 February 2015
An international human rights watchdog has called for the immediate release of 14 people...
Ma Chaw Chaw (L), 21, a war victim who fled from the conflict zone, gets treatment at a monastery which is being set up as a temporary refugee camp in Lashio, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 19, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 February 2015
The Kunlong Township branch of the Myanmar Red Cross Society has helped to rescue 3,163...
Victims of the conflict sit on board a rescue truck as they flee fighting in the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 February 2015
Aid workers called on February 19 for a ceasefire to allow the evacuation of people...
An elderly woman gives a massage to her daughter, who is a malaria patient at a hospital in the Ke Maunt area in Myanmar, December 20, 2006. Photo: LAW/EPA
20 February 2015
Parasites resistant to the frontline malaria drug have spread westward through Southeast...
A Myanmar Border Guard Forces guard near a bunker at the 'Friendship Bridge' Thailand-Myanmar border bridge gate in Myawaddy, Kayin State, Myanmar, October 3, 2014. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 February 2015
Human rights violations may have dropped over the last three years in Kayin State but...
Myanmar people gather as they await the arrival of rescue trucks to flee fighting in and around the Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
19 February 2015
The Myanmar government and Kokang rebels are trading accusations over the February 17...
U Kyaw Min, chairman of the Democracy and Human Rights Party, speaks at a press conference in 2014 in Yangon. Photo: Thein Zaw/Facebook
19 February 2015
The Democracy and Human Rights Party has expelled more than 1,000 members who are...
Volunteers of Myanmar Red Cross organisation carry wounded volunteer U Moe Kyaw, 45, as the war vrefugees fleeing from Laukkai sit on the truck after vehicles of a rescue convoy were attacked by Kokang rebels near Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Two volunteers from Myanmar Red Cross Society injured in rescue convoy attack. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
19 February 2015
The Myanmar Journalist Network on February 18 issued a statement urging government troops...
Amnesty International has just issued a written statement on human rights concerns in Myanmar to be presented at the 28th session of the UN Human Rights Council to be held from March 2 to 27 in New York. Image: Amnesty International
19 February 2015
Myanmar’s backsliding on human rights reforms – only a few months before the general...
Professor Tha Hla Shwe, president of the Myanmar Red Cross. Photo: Myanmar Red Cross Society
19 February 2015
The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement said it was deeply saddened to...
A wounded Red Cross volunteer lies on ground after vehicles of a civilian rescue convoy were attacked by Kokang rebels near the self-administered Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Two volunteers from the Myanmar Red Cross Society were injured in the convoy attack. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo
18 February 2015
In what is said to be the first attack against the Myanmar Red Cross, two Red Cross...

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