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...
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...
A street vendor reads a new private daily newspaper while selling newspapers and weekly journals at a roadside stall in Yangon, Myanmar, April 1, 2013. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
19 February 2015
For more than forty years state media dominated Myanmar’s media landscape. State...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Thailand's former prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra (C) speaks to members of the media as she arrives to answer questions to the National Legislative Assembly during impeachment proceedings against her at Parliament House in Bangkok, Thailand, January 22, 2015. Photo: Narong Sangnak/EPA
19 February 2015
Former Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra is to be indicted on criminal charges...
Myanmar migrant workers employed on fishing boats unload fish in Phuket, southern Thailand, June 13, 2009. Photo: Barbara Walton/EPA
19 February 2015
In a new briefing, the Environmental Justice Foundation strongly recommends that Thailand...
The Myanmar migrant workers who are accused of the killing of two British tourists, Wai Phyo (L) and Zaw Lin Oo (R), sit behind the bars of a prison vehicle as they arrive for trial at court on Samui island, Surat Thani province, Thailand, December 8, 2014.  Photo: Sitthipong Charoenjai/EPA
19 February 2015
The crowdfunding effort for the Koh Tao Myanmar murder suspects has fallen foul of a “...
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...
A girl watching her family's cows on farmland near Mawlamyine city, Mon State, Myanmar, July 5, 2013. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
18 February 2015
A report just released highlights the ongoing land conflict that many farmers reportedly...

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