Myanmar police officers injured freeing hostages in factory rally

YANGON: Nine Myanmar police officers were injured as they sought to free officials held hostage by dozens of angry workers demanding wages and compensation after their factory was shuttered, authorities said on Thursday (Sep 18). More than 150 former staff descended on the Master Sport shoe facility on the outskirts of Yangon on Tuesday, demanding […]

EU provides crowd control training to Myanmar police

European Union officials who giving training in crowd control to members of the Myanmar Police Force are instructing them how to avoid violent confrontations, one of the participants told Mizzima on November 12. “The EU officials are instructing us, in theory and practice, how to settle confrontations with the public without resorting to violence as […]