On 8 March 2017, the factory in Hlaingthaya Township sacked 193 workers who opened a protest camp in front of the factory. Later more than 200 other workers joined their protest. more…
Detention, Freedom of expression, Judicial harrasment, Right to liberty and security, Right to political participation, Self-determination
On 25 July 2016, Sittwe police arrested Khaing Myo Htun, 34, in Baukthisu Ward, Sittwe Township, Rakhine State. Khaing Myo Htun is the deputy information officer for the Arakan Liberation Party (ALP)—the political wing of the Arakan Liberation Army, which signed a ceasefire agreement with the Myanmar authorities in 2012.
On 27 February 2017, the activist was denied bail for the second time more…
Arbitrary arrest and detention, Freedom of expression, Judicial harrasment, Right to fair trial, Right to liberty and security
On 13 March 2017 at around 7.30 pm, Binay Krishno Mallick was picked up by a dozen policemen from his home in Ghope Nawapara, Jessore town.
On 14 March 2017 at around 6 pm, human rights defender Binay Krishno Mallick was released from police custody after being granted bail by the Chief Judicial Magistrate of Norshingdi district. more…