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Families of forcibly disappeared persons mark six years of struggle in Sri Lanka

Holding banners and black flags, hundreds of relatives of disappeared Tamils marched in the northern Sri Lankan town of Kilinochchi demanding justice and accountability

Myanmar military demolitions Hundreds are complaining of forcible eviction by junta forces in Myanmar

The forcible demolition drive has intensified in recent months, leaving thousands destitute across Myanmar

Enforced disappearances Sri Lanka Protesting relatives of forcibly disappeared persons in Sri Lanka seek international probe

Protesters associated with the North-East Association of Relatives of Enforced Disappearances (ARED) demonstrated outside the UN office in Colombo and demanded an international probe to establish the whereabouts of their missing relatives

28,434 houses torched in Myanmar since military coup

Sagaing Region was the worst affected with as many as 20,153 houses burnt down, followed by Magway Region with 5,418 houses destroyed and 1,474 homes burned down in Chin State

prison term for Suu Kyi Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to five years in prison in first of 11 corruption cases

The military has accused the former head of state of election fraud, violating the Official Secrets Act and several other offenses that could potentially lead to her being behind bars for decades

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh Massive fire renders thousands of Rohingya refugees homeless in Bangladesh

As many as 5,000 refugees have again become homeless after a massive fire damaged the congested Camp 16 in Cox’s Bazar. At least 1,200 makeshift houses made of bamboo and tarpaulin were destroyed