RSF calls for thorough investigation into journalist’s murder

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) was shocked to learn that news weekly publisher Wai Yan Heinn was found stabbed to death in Rangoon on 16 April, and has urged the Burmese authorities to conduct a swift investigation that considers the possibility that he was killed in connection with his journalism, the organisation said in a statement on 19 April.

Diversity of opinions plagues NCA decision

Getting a diverse array of organizations to agree to anything is a challenge, but getting all ethnic armed groups on the same page about a ceasefire is a feat of incomparable proportion, the chair of an ethnic coalition acknowledged this weekend.

KNU elects 11 CEC members and department heads

Eleven members of the Karen National Union (KNU)’s Central Executive Committee (CEC) and department heads have been elected on Saturday afternoon (8 April) during the KNU election.

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