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· December, 2008

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from December, 2008

Myanmar: Pictures of fishing villages

Myanmar: Political prisoner commits suicide

Myanmar: Nine activists arrested during peaceful march

It’s not a happy new year for nine members of the National League for Democracy who were arrested near the Parliament building in Rangoon, Myanmar on Tuesday while demanding for...

Southeast Asia: Controversies and tragedies of 2008

In the previous post (Southeast Asia: Newsmakers of 2008), I wrote about the major events that took place in Southeast Asia. In this article, I will highlight other stories which...

Southeast Asia: Newsmakers of 2008

For Southeast Asia, 2008 was a year of terrible disasters, both natural and man-made. Rice consumption was reduced, milk products were contaminated with melamine, jobs were lost, bloggers were arrested,...

Myanmar: Shoes, politics and colonialism

Myanmar: Killing of elephants for trade

Myanmar: Prepaid GSM SIM card now available

Myanmar: Jailed bloggers receive awards

Video:What image opened your eyes to human rights?

The sixtieth anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights is on December 10th, and Witness' The Hub team has put together a video that responds to the question: What...

Myanmar: English translation of Constitution

Myanmar: Humanitarian aid for AIDS victims

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