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Teen Son of Detained Rights Lawyer ‘Taken Away’ From Myanmar Guesthouse



Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Yu poses during an interview in Hong Kong, March 20, 2014.
Authorities in Myanmar have detained the teenage son of detained Chinese rights lawyer Wang Yu in a murky cross-border operation after he was denied permission Continue reading

Calls Grow For Aung San Suu Kyi to ‘Talk Democracy’ to Beijing


Aung San Suu Kyi meets with China’s president Xi Jinping in Beijing, June 11, 2015.

Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi should “talk democracy” to China’s Continue reading

China to Push ‘Special Bond’ With Myanmar During Suu Kyi Visit

FILE – Myanmar’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi is seen in a Nov. 13, 2014, image in Naypyitaw, Myanmar.

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BEIJING—Chinese leaders will woo Myanmar’s opposition leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi on her first visit to the country, a snub for the quasi-military Continue reading

MYANMAR: Five journalists sentenced to 10 years in prison; 50 others face charges for a peaceful protest

17 July 2014 RAN


Five journalists with the Unity weekly journal, arrested in January and February 2014, were each sentenced to 10 years in prison with hard labour on 10 July 2014 over a report about an Continue reading

Journalists Sentenced to 10 Years in Myanmar



PEN American Center strongly protests the sentencing of an editor and four journalists in Myanmar to 10 years in prison. The journalists, from the newspaper Unity, Continue reading