This is the story of M.A., a forty-two year old dissident Burmese reporter who lived in exile for the past ten years, far from his home. Because he could not speak and work freely. Because he could not live under censorship. Because going in and out of jail for political beliefs is not easy. His enchanting land, rich in minerals, natural gas, petroleum, and prized timber, has been under the control of a socialist military junta for the past 42 years, which made Myanmar one of the most backward states in Southeast Asia, more similar to Laos than to Indonesia.
The risk of suicide is so high for college students that the Chinese government has decided to test the mental health of the freshmen.
Russia, China and Indonesia oppose UN sanctions against Myanmar
The NGO "Justice for Colombia" accuses the Uribe government of human rights violations
Hamas fires American weapons, provided by Israel for their Fatah rivals
Back in Iraq after two years, since the two Simones' kidnapping and Baldoni's death. The arrival in Erbil coincides with the Asian cup winning by the Iraqi national soccer team. Scenes of the “Two banks Lions” and of the outstanding moments of the victorious match against Saudi Arabia are scrolling on the Erbil airport monitors. But what is the situation of Iraqi refugees in Syria and Jordan? Ngo worker Bruno Neri's reportage
The surgeon in charge of the Genoa hospital during the G8 summit of july 2001 has been drafted in the Army. During his duty, many wounded protesters were brought to the prison infirmary and hit and humiliated by the italian police. A health assistant who witnessed the beatings tells PeaceReporter of the shocking things he has seen
In a blow to Ahmadinejad, Rafsanjani is elected head of Iran's Assembly of Experts
Bazookas, ground-to-air and anti-aircraft missiles: how China contributes to the war
An interview with Laura Boldrini of UNHCR on the catastrophe of Iraqi refugees
9/11 changed the world for many people, but perhaps that day changed the world of Rudolph Giuliani more than anybody else's.
Thousands of missing men's wives in the disputed Kashmir region have no rights
In the southern Philippines, clashes between Islamic terrorists and the US-backed army continue
A new round of negotiations on the status of Kosovo, but the problem isn't solved
President Nursultan Nazarbayev's party Nur Tan ('Light of the Motherland') swept the board: it won 98 out 98 of the seats available on the lower house of the parliament in the last elections
Thai ex-prime minister Shinawatra sues for damages the judges who accuse him of conflict of interest