An angry mob took to the streets of Mandalay in central Myanmar early on July 2, 2014 following a report of a rape, which later proved false. Photo: AFP
21 March 2015
A court in Pyinmana has sentenced five people to 21 years’ imprisonment over a fake rape...
Daw Khin Khin Yu, mother of student leader Ko Min Thway Thit at Thayawady Prison on March 20, 2015. Photo: Chocho Bakatha/Facebook
21 March 2015
The parents of two detained student leaders Ko Min Thway Thit and Ma Phyo Phyo Aung met...
SEDN project manager Myo Myint Myat Htun (MyMy), seen here on the right with her group. 
21 March 2015
Deep-seated patriarchy and years of military rule have kept Myanmar society from the rest...
President U Thein Sein delivers a speech as seen on a background display as Myanmar Airforce soldiers participate in a ceremony to mark the 67th anniversary of Myanmar's Independence day, in Nay Pyi Taw, Myanmar, January 4, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 March 2015
The Tatmadaw will maintain its role in politics to support the transition to democracy...
The refugee community from Myanmar has been shocked by a triple homicide. Photo: James Willanor
20 March 2015
A refugee community from Myanmar in North Carolina, US, has been shocked by a triple...
White armband campaign gets underway in Yangon March 13, 2015. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
20 March 2015
A white armband campaign was launched on March 19 in Yangon and another 19 townships as a...
President U Thein Sein (C) with pilots Andre Borschberg (L) and Bertrand Piccard (R) at Mandalay International Airport on March 20, 2015. Photo: Bo Bo/Mizzima 
20 March 2015
President U Thein Sein met the pilots of the Solar Impulse on the morning March 20 after...
Myanmar Post chief editor U Than Htike Thu (L) and deputy chief reporter U San Moe Tun on the day of their court case, March 18, 2015. Photo: Pa Pa/Facebook
20 March 2015
A Myanmar court’s decision sentencing two journalists to prison with hard labour for...
A man uses a mobile phone at a tea shop in Yangon, Myanmar, June 27, 2013. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
20 March 2015
It is easy to be cynical about mobile phone companies. Their raison d’etre is to make...
United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in Myanmar, Ms Yanghee Lee, speaks at a news conference in Geneva on March 18 about her report earlier in the week to the UN Human Rights Council. Photo: EPA/Martial Trezzini
19 March 2015
A UN rights expert, who was harshly criticised and threatened during a recent visit to...
Survivors of the ferry vessel accident arrive at the Sittwe port, in Sittwe, western Myanmar, March 14, 2015. Photo: Nyunt Win/EPA 
19 March 2015
Myanmar will inspect all state-owned vessels after a ferry accident off the country's...
Solar Impulse 2 lands in Mandalay on March 19, 2015. Photo: Solar Impulse
19 March 2015
The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft landed in Mandalay at around 8 pm March 19 after leaving...

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