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Myanmar junta charges celebrities with promoting protests

April 05, 2021 9:41 pm

The move follows weeks of escalating violence by security forces in breaking up street protests against the February 1 coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

Thais deny army forcing back Myanmar refugees fleeing air strikes

March 29, 2021 8:44 pm

Video showed villagers carrying their belongings boarding boats under the watch of Thai officials. Authorities blocked Reuters reporters from accessing the area.

'Absolutely outrageous': Biden expresses outrage over civilian killings in Myanmar

March 29, 2021 9:22 am

Over a 100 people lost their lives on Saturday, Myanmar’s National Armed Forces Day, and shots were fired at the American Center of Yangon, in an incident that is being investigated, Congressman Gregory Meeks, Chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee, said.

Inside Myanmar’s army: ‘They see protesters as criminals’

March 29, 2021 8:46 am

On Saturday, the deadliest day since the Feb. 1 coup, security forces killed more than 100 people, according to the United Nations.

Facebook takes down main page of Myanmar military

February 22, 2021 10:08 am

The Myanmar military is known as the Tatmadaw. Its True News page was no available on Sunday.

Armoured vehicles deployed to major Myanmar cities after mass protests

February 15, 2021 10:22 am

Hundreds of thousands of people have taken to the streets across the country for the past nine days to denounce the February 1 coup, which derailed the Southeast Asian country's tentative transition to democracy, and to call for Suu Kyi's release.

Hundreds of thousands protest in Myanmar as army faces crippling mass strike

February 14, 2021 10:00 pm

Hundreds of thousands of people protested across the nation after a fearful night as residents formed patrols and the army rolled back laws protecting freedoms.

UN fears for Myanmar Rohingya after coup, Security Council due to meet today

February 02, 2021 1:18 pm

Myanmar’s military seized power on Monday in a coup against the democratically elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained along with other political leaders of in early morning raids.

UN official says Rohingya crisis has 'hallmarks of genocide'

February 01, 2018 3:48 pm

Nearly 700,000 Rohingya have fled their villages into Bangladesh since the Myanmar military's crackdown following Aug 25 attacks by Rohingya insurgents. The government of Myanmar has refused her entrance to the country.

Myanmar man faces jail for speaking about child soldier past

August 21, 2017 1:10 pm

Nay Zar Htun said her brother was kidnapped by the military in 2005 when he was 14 years old. "He felt bad about the time when he spent in the military," she said. "So he always wanted to tell his story to people and parents to make sure children didn't end up like him."