Did Soldiers Jailed for Killings Go Free? Myanmar TV Says Yes (Briefly)

Did Soldiers Jailed for Killings Go Free? Myanmar TV Says Yes (Briefly)

The information company Reuters revealed an in-depth report on the Inn Din slaughter in February. U Wa Lone and U Kyaw Soe Oo, two native reporters for the company who had investigated the killings, have been detained late final yr. They at the moment are on trial for violating Myanmar’s Official Secrets Act. The prisoner […]

Zuckerberg apologizes for Facebook's response to Myanmar battle

The activists, which symbolize six civil society organizations, condemned Facebook for the way in which it dealt with a sequence letter that unfold throughout the social community in September. The content material warned Buddhists of an imminent assault from Muslims, whereas Muslims had been advised to organize for violence from militant Buddhist teams. The civil […]

They Documented a Massacre. Their Prize Is a Prison Cell in Myanmar.

They Documented a Massacre. Their Prize Is a Prison Cell in Myanmar.

(Using video, photos, satellite evidence and survivor accounts, The New York Times analyzed the campaign to drive out the Rohingya. See it here.) The Reuters journalists had been arrested Dec. 12 after they left a northern Yangon restaurant the place they met with two cops, who handed them some rolled-up papers. Human rights teams have […]

Mark Zuckerberg Emails His Myanmar Critics Directly, They Publicly Blast Back

Mark Zuckerberg Emails His Myanmar Critics Directly, They Publicly Blast Back

Photo: Getty Last week, Mark Zuckerberg took the bizarre step of personally writing to critics upset on the means he characterised Facebook’s response to the continuing civil strife in Myanmar. Zuckerberg apologized for not acknowledging the significance that activist teams had performed in stemming the circulation of dangerous messages in Myanmar. The teams wasted no […]

Criticized for Ignoring Violence in Myanmar, Zuckerberg Steps In

Criticized for Ignoring Violence in Myanmar, Zuckerberg Steps In

The disagreement facilities on a sequence letter that unfold on Facebook Messenger in Myanmar in September. The messages warned Buddhist communities of an imminent Muslim assault. Meanwhile, Muslim populations obtained a separate message cautioning them of violence from militant Buddhist teams. Civil society teams say the messages paralyzed main cities in Myanmar and raised fears […]

Groups in Myanmar Fire Back at Zuckerberg

Groups in Myanmar Fire Back at Zuckerberg

They additionally stated there was no system in any respect, solely a bunch of organizations and volunteers doing their greatest to maintain up with a torrent of vitriol. “In your interview, you refer to your detection ‘systems.’ We believe your system, in this case, was us — and we were far from systematic,” the letter […]

Myanmar Picks a New President, but He’ll Still Be No. 2

Myanmar Picks a New President, however He’ll Still Be No. 2

Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, 72, made a uncommon look in Parliament to watch the vote, joined by Mr. Win Myint. After the vote, reporters requested him to touch upon his election however he merely smiled and waved earlier than leaving. Mr. Win Myint stepped down final week because the speaker of Parliament’s decrease home […]