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Exiled Activist Returns to Burma

Posted September 1st, 2012 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A prominent Burmese activist who had been sentenced to life in prison in absentia, has returned to his homeland after his name was removed from a government blacklist. Moe Thee Zun was cheered by supporters as he arrived at the Rangoon airport on Saturday. He had been living in exile in the United States. Moe […]

Burma Releases Partial List of Names Trimmed from Blacklist

Posted August 31st, 2012 at 8:20 am (UTC-5)
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Burma this week said it would remove more than 2,000 people from a controversial government blacklist long used by the country’s former military rulers to keep out critics, activists, and others deemed a threat. On Thursday, the government went a step further, releasing the names of over 1,000 people who had been trimmed from the […]

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