Land disputes are often a political and social minefield. When it comes to land rights, even the smallest disagreement can raise tensions for farmers, families, communities, governments and ethnic armed organisations.
MyJustice partner International Bridges to Justice has published the Myanmar Criminal Defense Practice Manual, which provides practical analysis and advice for criminal defense lawyers in Myanmar to provide a robust defense on behalf of their clients.
The Supreme Court of the Union of Myanmar published its Five-Year Judicial Strategic Plan (2018-2022) in both Myanmar and English Languages and this is the second strategic plan for the Myanmar Judiciary.
The Government of Myanmar recently enacted a Legal Aid Law, commnities and individuals are learning about the availability of legal aid, and legal aid providers are perfecting the skills needed to serve their clients.
This July 2015 report by UNDP combines 5,400 citizen report card responses, community scorecard dialogues at the village level, and key informant interviews to map the state of local governance in Myanmar, as well as public opinion on a range of topics.