· September, 2011

Stories about Myanmar (Burma) from September, 2011

Myanmar: Interactive Prison Map

  3 September 2011

An interactive prison map of Myanmar was created in support of the ‘Free Burma’s Video Journalists’ campaign. The map identifies the locations and gives a brief description of Myanmar’s 43 prisons. Seventeen video journalists for the Democratic Voice of Burma are currently detained.

Myanmar: Human Rights Report

  2 September 2011

Tomas Ojea Quintana, the Special Rapporteur on the Situation of Human Rights in Myanmar, released a statement which recognizes the positive steps taken by the government to improve the human rights situation in the country; but at the same time reminds the government to be more aggressive in fulfilling its...

Myanmar: Monitoring of Parliament Sessions

  2 September 2011

Altsean-Burma releases a summary of what transpired in the parliament sessions of Myanmar which resumed this month. The report cites the questions, issues, and proposals raised by Parliament members.

Myanmar Train Crash

  2 September 2011

Blogger Htootayzar posts pictures and videos of a train crash which took place near Hledan in Myanmar.