Political activist Ko Wai Luu has been arrested and charged with incitement due to his links with the Mi Gyaung Kan protest group, which has been demonstrating in downtown Yangon for more than 270 days.
Witnesses for two Myanmar migrants accused of murder in Thailand are afraid to appear in court, their legal team says.
Human rights groups are pressuring the government to drop a case against a Kachin activist who they say has been on trial for 18 months for allegedly making “false charges” against the military following the death of his daughter.
Political activists who have returned to Myanmar to take part in the transition to democracy have denounced the government’s recently announced permanent residency policy, and called for a new scheme specifically for exiled politicians.
Myanmar's Supreme Court has released a three-year strategic plan aimed at improving the judiciary, including targets for user satisfaction and speeding up the hearing of cases.
Welcome to the West Wing – Nay Pyi Taw-style. After consultation with media groups, the President’s Office has announced that correspondents will be based in the official residence of the president, all the better to monitor events.
Talks are continuing between civil society groups and the Union Election Commission over a code of conduct and accreditation process for election observers, after the commission put forward draft regulations at a recent meeting.