The chair of the Myanmar Legal Aid Network has encouraged Klaas Haytema to appeal a recent verdict handed down to the Dutch national after he sparked outrage by unplugging an amplifier that was broadcasting a Buddhist sermon.
The dart hits a fleeing street dog in the thigh, the bright orange tip sagging against his brown and white fur as he slows to a halt, his limbs succumbing to the sedatives.
Early this month, a group of Muslim families from Mandalay Region’s Meiktila township tried unsuccessfully to return home for the first time since 2013, when widespread communal violence left more than 40 dead and 12,000 displaced.
Mandalay's golfers could be left carrying their own bags following the suspension of 68 caddies from employment at Shwe Man Taung golf course in Mandalay after they conducted a demonstration protesting anti-union actions taken by their employer.
Far more people in Myanmar are infected with rabies than the number officially recorded, according to medical experts speaking at an event on October 3 to mark World Rabies Day.