Reuters journalists Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo were released from prison on 7 May. They were sentenced to 7 years in prison in September 2018 for their investigation into the killing of 10 Rohingya men buried in a mass grave.
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The annual British aid budget for Burma is almost £90 million a year, but not enough of it is reaching people from ethnic minorities who have fled attacks by the Burmese military.
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The British government is spending millions of pounds supporting the peace process in Burma, but since the peace process began, conflict and human rights violations have increased.
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On Tuesday 12th February the military-controlled Burmese police force opened fire on protesters with rubber bullets and tear gas, injuring more than 20 people. In the previous few days, they had also arrested more than 50 peaceful protesters.
Bangladesh is planning to send Rohingya refugees back to Bur
Ma Hla Phyu, a Rohingya teacher, was arrested on 23rd May 2018 and sentenced to one year in prison with hard labour, just for travelling without permission from the gov
Under the guise of promoting human rights and democracy, the EU created a loophole to allow EU members to keep training the Burmese military, despite their being investigated by the UN for numerous violations of international law.