Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who've been behind bars since December 2017, were convicted of possessing classified documents relating to security operations in Rakhine during a brutal military crackdown against Rohingya Muslims.
Three bodies have been pulled from the debris, Tin Soe, a lawmaker representing the jade-rich Hpakant area of Kachin state in the north, said on Tuesday.
Rohingya Muslims trapped in no man's land between Myanmar and Bangladesh are sitting ducks vulnerable to violence from the Myanmar military.
Wa Lone, 33, and Kyaw Soe Oo, 29, have spent more than 16 months in detention since they were arrested in December 2017 while investigating the killing of 10 Rohingya Muslim men and boys in Rakhine state.
Fascists like Brenton Tarrant weaponise environmentalism in service of white supremacism and the strategy is gaining popularity in mainstream politics.
The Pakistan Army is making a concerted effort to relieve itself of its dependency on the US, and it might be working.
The terrorist attack in Christchurch did not take place in a vacuum and is a reflection of decades of the othering and dehumanisation of Muslims.
UNHRC while hearing reports on numerous violations around the world, has called on all sides of the conflict in Yemen to show restraint and respect international laws.
Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan calls for global fight against rising anti-Muslim bigotry along the same lines as "anti-Semitism after the Holocaust", in an OIC summit in Istanbul.
Thousands forced to flee their homes as swathes of Shan state have been embroiled in conflict for decades with a fiendishly complex web of ethnic armed groups fighting the military for land, resources and autonomy.
Bangladesh plans to relocate over 100,000 Rohingya refugees to Bhasan Char island. NGOs have expressed their concerns at the proposal given the lack of infrastructure on the island and potential environmental dangers.
More than 103,000 Rohingya out of over a million who fled Myanmar will be moved to Bhashan Char but international groups warn that the move could be risky.
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