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Canadian pastor guilty of defying Myanmar’s coronavirus law

YANGON, Myanmar A court in Myanmar on Thursday sentenced the Canadian pastor of an evangelical church to three months imprisonment after finding him guilty of violating a law intended to combat the spread of the coronavirus. Myanmar-born David Lah was charged with flouting a ban on large gatherings by holding a religious meeting in Yangon on…
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Myanmar attitudes to sex undressed in textbook row

Yangon, Myanmar Unchaperoned teens, gay partners and sex workers - fictional characters in a new curriculum for Myanmar schools are causing a real-world tussle over morality in a deeply conservative nation. In Myanmar, sex out of wedlock…

Feeling the pressure

The International Court of Justice (ICJ) is the principal judicial organ of the United Nations and is commonly known as the world court. It settles legal disputes submitted by states and gives advisory opinions on legal questions referred…