YANGON, Myanmar – Authorities in Myanmar announced Sunday that the alleged rape of a Buddhist woman by two Muslim men that triggered religious violence in the central city of Mandalay was fabricated.
YANGON, Myanmar – More than 700 workers protested Thursday in front of the South Korean Embassy in Myanmar to demand officials help them after a Korean-owned factory closed without paying their wages.
The State Department’s top human rights official is accusing Myanmar authorities of resorting to police-state tactics after five journalists from a weekly magazine got 10 years at hard labor for a disputed story about a weapons factory.

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  • 5 journalists jailed 10 years for Myanmar stories
    YANGON, Myanmar – Four reporters and the chief executive of the magazine at which they work were sentenced Thursday to 10 years of hard prison labor for violating Myanmar’s national security by writing and publishing stories about a weapons factory.
  • Myanmar camp baby a brief chapter in painful story
    Hours after Shamshu Nahad gave birth to her second child, a beautiful baby girl, her husband was digging its grave.
  • Journalist freed after sentence reduced
    YANGON, Myanmar – A journalist and his assistant who were imprisoned for filming inside a government office have been freed after an appeals court reduced their sentences from one year to three months.
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