Though media laws have been relaxed in Myanmar, reporting on politics or sensitive subjects like ethnic unrest are still subject to censorship.
Myanmar junta foe and democracy advocate, Aung San Suu Kyi, greeted her son at the airport Tuesday. It was the first time they had seen each other for ten years.
Aung San Suu Kyi party members announced a boycott on the Burma election Monday to avoid endorsing an ‘unfair’ process. But the largest opposition group in Burma (Myanmar) now risks being broken up under controversial election laws.
John Yettaw's unauthorized visit to the home of the Burmese Nobel Peace Prize laureate may land her in jail for another five years. Final arguments for her speedy trial begin Monday.
The junta sought international assistance quickly but has been slow to give visas to foreign aid workers.