Authorities accuse them of inciting 'actions against the state' following a clash in Yangon.
But the poll should be held when scheduled and should be conducted fairly, she says.
At least 190 villagers have tested positive for the virus since late last month.
The head of the group says accusations of underreported sales lack proof.
Aung San Suu Kyi says failure to implement the recommendations of a commission led to the clash.
At least two more villagers are injured in an ongoing standoff at a Chinese-backed copper mine.
Villagers had tried to stop contractors from fencing off more land.
The medical practitioner admits to reusing needles while treating patients.
An international wildlife monitoring network calls for more enforcement and prosecution of criminals.
All 13 are under UN protection and will undergo screening for refugee status.
The opposition says the move will end animosity between lawmakers and advance the democratic process.
Wai Lu was providing humanitarian assistance to people at the Migyaungkan protest camp, one source says.
The interference from local authorities comes despite assurances of cooperation from the government.
He urges villagers to remain calm while experts review suspected cases.
The two sides will meet on Dec. 22 to try to reach a deal on a nationwide cease-fire.
Health officials say the virus has spread to young and old alike.
A health official suggests contaminated needles are to blame.
The government says the surprise attack also left 20 wounded in Shan state.
The Justice Ministry says the king’s written request has been submitted to the Supreme Council of Magistracy.
When found, the refugees from Vietnam’s Central Highlands will have to go through a screening process.
They hand petitions to lawmakers calling for an end to the use of violence against people, and to land grabs.
The opposition leader says indecisiveness over the format of talks is stymieing reform moves.
The pledge follows local interference in attempts to assess the needs and status of the group.
Supporters deliver petitions to embassies ahead of Human Rights Day.
The recent death of a homeless man in one of the facilities prompts an outcry.
Local authorities refuse to help pending instructions from Phnom Penh.
Military authorities say he violated an order supporting a change to a controversial article in the charter.
Opposition lawmakers have blasted him for not following through on parliament’s approval to hold discussions on constitutional reform.
The agency wants to determine the group’s status after a month of hiding in the jungle.
Rights groups denounce the legislation as discriminatory.