Myanmar soldiers, arriving back from the unrest area in Rakhine state, march in Sittwe city, capital of Rakhine State, Myanmar, 31 October 2012. Photo: Nyein Chan Naing/EPA
01 May 2015
Villagers from Welgyi Chaung and Linsin Yoarthit villages in Kyauktaw Township, Rakhine...
Myanmar Parliament Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann gets ready to head to the airport for a trip to the United States on April 30, 2015. Photo: Mizzima
30 April 2015
Myanmar Parliament Speaker Thura U Shwe Mann is due to arrive in the United States on...
Cracking down on drug traffickers - Alleged drug trafficker, French national Jonathan Plant (L), 40, is escorted by police officers for a press conference at the Immigration Bureau in Bangkok, Thailand, July 30, 2014. Photo: EPA
30 April 2015
The day after Indonesia executed eight drug dealers, Thailand, Laos, Myanmar and China...
Violence erupts in Mandalay. Photo: Mizzima
30 April 2015
A Western diplomat said recently that there are two cancers eating away at Myanmar...
Media freedom in Myanmar is slipping, according to US-based Freedom House. Photo: Hong Sar
30 April 2015
Freedom House have released their 2015 report on media freedom showing yet another...
Charles Santiago, Chair, ASEAN Parliamentarians for Human Rights, Malaysian Member of Parliament. Photo: APHR
30 April 2015
Recent statements by Malaysia’s Foreign Minister recognizing the regional significance of...
People look through the rubble trying to salvage as much as possible from their dilapidated houses destroyed in the 25 April earthquake in Bhaktapur, Kathmandu, Nepal, April 29, 2015. Photo: Diego Azubel/EPA
30 April 2015
Desperate survivors of an earthquake that killed more than 5,000 people clashed with riot...
30 April 2015
(Interview) In late 2005, travel writer Michael Buckley visited Tibet to update a travel...
An Indonesian worker puts letters on a memorial sign for Brazilian death row Rodrigo Gularte during his funeral at Saint Carolus funeral Home in Jakarta, Indonesia, April 29, 2015. Indonesia executed eight people convicted on drug charges on April 29, 2015, defying international appeals for mercy. Seven of the eight convicts are foreigners. Their planned executions have unleashed torrents of protests from the home countries, Australia, Brazil and Nigeria. Photo: Bagus Indahono/EPA
30 April 2015
Indonesia's attorney general defended the execution of seven foreign drug convicts,...
Brinta Sukumaran (C), sister of Australian death-row prisoner Myuran Sukumaran, reacts as she is accompanied by family members prior to the execution of her brother at Wijayapura port, as they head to visit Nusakambangan prison island, in Cilacap, Indonesia, April 28, 2015. Photo: Adi Weda/EPA
29 April 2015
Indonesia executed seven foreign drug convicts including two Australians by firing squad...
29 April 2015
A migrant worker from Myanmar was killed after he slipped into a meat grinder at a pet...
Members of the ethnic Wa Army stand guard in Pangsan, north of Kyaing Tong, Myanmar. Photo: Khin Maung Win/AFP
29 April 2015
The upcoming ethnic armed groups’ meeting set for the Wa region, in the northeast, may...

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