Ex-guards describe convicts perishing en masse from exhaustion, vicious beatings, and starvation at remote camps with no access to medical care.
Discrimination and unnecessary bureaucracy present extra barriers for survivors with autism and disabilities
Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, has praised nationalist protestors who took to the streets last month in a show of defiance against international condemnation of the military.
The UWSA released pastors ‘on the condition they would only worship at home’.
The US-based advocacy group notes steep challenges but cites ineffective arrangements for dispute resolution and inadequate legal reform for protecting land tenure.
A bitter dispute over a statue of the Independence leader has been fuelled by local perceptions of betrayal by the ruling NLD and ethnic pride in an independent history.
NLD is fielding the most candidates of any party in the upcoming election and is set to gain a large portion of seats in the Union Parliament if pre-polling predictions prove correct.
Holds an outright majority in both houses of parliament but the 2015 election looms as a completely different scenario.
The party has fielded six women candidates out of its 41 for 2015 General Election.
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