Woman, 18, Killed in Her Home as Army Opens Fire on Village in N. Rakhine

Soldiers reportedly responded to a mine blast near Myin Hpu by firing indiscriminately on the village for an hour

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Rising Public Concern Over Vacant Land Law Amendment Goes Unaddressed

As the window for registration closes, ethnic farmers face loosing rights to lands unofficially held by their family for generations, while outsiders eye the lands of IDPs.


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Ta’ang Teen Shot Dead by Military in Shan State, Rights Group Says

Soldiers told the teen's family they opened fire as he was running away from them, thinking he might be a rebel fighter, according to the Ta'ang Women's Organization.

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From The Irrawaddy

In a First, Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Lectures at National Defense College

Her lectures came amid the military's attempts to resist her party's moves to amend the military-drafted Constitution in Parliament.

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Britain Managing Huawei Risks, Has No Evidence of Spying: Official

U.S. Senator Mark Warner, the top Democrat on the U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, said he wanted to "more fully understand the UK's reasoning."

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