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Chuck Grassley’s Last Act

Vanity Fair 16 Jun 2022
I didn’t eat the Chinese stuff; I’m an American.” (The restaurant is now the site of Fong’s Pizza, a regionally famous Chinese-American fusion pizza parlor, renowned for its crab rangoon pizza.). Roxanne Conlin, a lawyer who ran against Grassley in 2009, worked with him when he was the head of Iowa’s judiciary committee.

The Gandhi you know, and the one you don’t

Live Mint 01 Oct 2019
A lawyer at last and back in India, but without the skills to practise Indian law ... Mehta, who shaped Gandhi’s ideas and backed him financially, was a doctor, lawyer and diamond merchant in Rangoon ... The job—helping Sheth’s lawyer—was for a year and the pay, first-class return fare and £105.

Burmese reporters remain under the gun

Hong Kong Standard 11 Apr 2018
"The proposal from the defendants' lawyer to release the defendants [is] rejected," judge Ye Lwin told a Rangoon court packed with supporters, family and media ... .

Suu Kyi loyalist to lead in Burma

Arkansas Online 29 Mar 2018
Burma's military ruled the country for a half-century during which it was accused of widespread abuses before partially handing power to a civilian government in 2016 ... He was elected in 2012 and again in 2015. Born in the Irrawaddy Delta in 1951, Win Myint won his degree in geology in Rangoon and became a lawyer in the 1980s ... A Section on 03/29/2018 .

Burma judge delays bail decision over journalists probing Rohingya crisis

Topix 24 Jan 2018
Lawyers spent a large part of the hearing at a court complex on the outskirts of Rangoon questioning a police chief who oversaw the December 12 arrests of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo ... .


Human Rights 18 Jan 2018
The police announced in November a total ban on all public assemblies in 11 major townships in Rangoon ... Rangoon’s Thaketa township to close two Islamic schools ... On January 29, Ko Ni, a prominent Muslim lawyer and senior NLD advisor, was shot and killed outside the Rangoon airport.

The Politics Of Myanmar's Changing Tea Culture

National Public Radio 05 Dec 2017
In downtown Yangon, customers visit Rangoon Tea House — an example of a tea shop in Myanmar that is exploring new styles. Courtesy of Rangoon Tea House hide caption ... "For example, when [prominent Muslim lawyer] U Ko Nyi was assassinated almost a year ago, you could walk into Rangoon Tea House and feel that something had happened," Htet Myet Oo says.

91-yr-old INA Second Lt from city declared India’s best tourist guide

The Times of India 30 Sep 2017
Khandwala's journey from Rangoon to Bombay (now Yangon and Mumbai) began with her grandfather, a lawyer, doctor and benefactor of Mahatma Gandhi, who moved there to set up his jewellery business ... During the war, Rangoon was constantly being raided and.

Court Orders Police to Re-Examine Fugitive in Ko Ni Murder Trial

Topix 27 May 2017
Rangoon's northern ... Last week, the Rangoon Division High Court rejected the petition from lawyer U Nay La-representing the family of the assassinated National League for Democracy legal adviser U Ko Ni- requesting a new arrest warrant be issued in Naypyidaw for the fugitive.

Court Rejects New Arrest Warrant in U Ko Ni Murder Trial

Topix 20 May 2017
The Rangoon Division High Court rejected a petition from a lawyer in the U Ko Ni murder trial requesting a new arrest warrant be issued in Naypyidaw for fugitive Aung Win Khaing on Friday. Lawyer U Nay La-representing the family of the National League for Democracy's assassinated ...

Examination of Murder Charges Begins in U Ko Ni Assassination Trial

Topix 01 Apr 2017
Rangoon's Northern District Court began an examination of the murder charges in the assassination of prominent lawyer U Ko Ni as the suspects made their third appearance at the court on Friday ... .

Trial Begins for Men Charged in Prominent NLD Lawyer's Assassination

Topix 24 Mar 2017
Rangoon's Northern District Court commenced examination of the assassination of prominent lawyer U Ko Ni as the trial began on Friday. Among multiple offenses the alleged suspects were charged with, the trial opened with illegal arms possession and transportation charges against the gunman and one of the alleged co-perpetrators ... .

Govt Urged to Amend SEZ Laws to Protect Human Rights

Topix 01 Mar 2017
The government must amend U Thein Sein government-era Special Economic Zone laws in accordance with international standards to protect human rights, said three delegates of the International Commission of Jurists at a press conference in Rangoon on Monday.

HC allows conditional release of 'Rangoon' in 'copyright' case

Mid Day 24 Feb 2017
Hearing a petition alleging copyright violation, the Bombay High Court today allowed conditional release of Kangana Ranaut starer 'Rangoon' by asking its producer Vishal Bhardwaj to submit a bank guarantee of Rs 2 crore until the matter was finally disposed of ... Kadam said "Rangoon" was based on information which is in public domain.

Press freedom in Burma is under attack again. Aung San Suu Kyi is doing nothing ...

Topix 07 Feb 2017
Demonstrators made up of lawyers, journalists, technology professionals and activists rally last month in Rangoon to denounce the country's sweeping telecommunications law, which has been used to send some journalists to jail. I met Than Htut Aung for the first time a little over a year ago ... .

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