· November, 2010

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from November, 2010

Myanmar's other political prisoners

  30 November 2010

Despite the recent release from detention of Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, human rights advocates remind the public that there are still more than 200 political prisoners inside Myanmar.

Myanmar: Suu Kyi is free at last

  14 November 2010

She has been in prison for 15 years in the past 21 years, but now she is free at last. Burmese pro-democracy icon and opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi was released from detention by the military-backed government of Myanmar Saturday afternoon.

Myanmar Election: Junta-backed party wins, violence erupts

  9 November 2010

After twenty years, elections were held in Myanmar and as expected the junta-backed party won with the Union Solidarity and Development Party getting more than 80 percent of the seats in parliament. But the opposition is claiming that the poll results were rigged.

Myanmar: Cyclone Giri relief network

  7 November 2010

A group of volunteers has formed a network to provide relief assistance and raise funds for the victims of Cyclone Giri which hit Myanmar a few weeks ago. The group is also complaining of lack of international media coverage on the issue.

Myanmar election map

  5 November 2010

The Democratic Voice of Burma has set-up an election map to monitor election-related events, protests, cases of violence in Myanmar. Elections will be held on November 7.