A New Zealand man faces charges of committing religious offenses in Burma after posting images of the Buddha wearing headphones to promote a party at the bar he manages. ...
YANGON, Burma (AP) — A New Zealand bar manager and two Burma men have pleaded innocent to charges they insulted religion by posting an advertisement with an image of a pink Buddha wearing headphones....
Rights groups have called for the Burmese government to drop charges ethnic-Kachin man Brang Shawng, 49, whose 14-year-old daughter was killed in disputed circumstances in September 2012....
With the poppy growing season underway in Burma UNODC has issued a report on opium production in the Southeast Asian nation as accounts come in of poppy fields being destroyed and drugs being seized by both the government and ethnic groups....
Human Rights Watch released a statement last week criticising the Thai military government’s plan to put convicts to work in the nation's fishing industry, which is notorious for employing trafficked people in harsh, dangerous conditions....
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