Sunday, Oct 02, 2022

Myanmar Army


Back and forth in government on the Rohingya is dispiriting. It also highlights need for a refugee law

August 19, 2022 8:40 am

Can a country aspiring for global power status afford to discriminate among the vulnerable? In fact, in Dongh Lian Kham & Anr. vs Union Of India & Anr. (2015) the government told the Delhi High Court that the country has won accolades for its sensitive handling of refugees.

India must prioritise stability in Myanmar

February 16, 2022 9:43 am

Angshuman Choudhury writes: The military cannot ensure stable political environment. Delhi must look beyond the junta and forge new friendships.

Myanmar piles on 11th corruption charge against Suu Kyi

February 04, 2022 6:03 pm

The Global New Light of Myanmar newspaper reported that Suu Kyi was being charged under the Anti-Corruption Law covering bribery, which carries a maximum prison term of 15 years.

Death, danger, despair: A year in Myanmar under the military

January 30, 2022 3:54 pm

Since Myanmar's military dismissed the results of the country's democratic election and seized power on February 1, 2021, peaceful nationwide protests and violent crackdowns by security forces have spiralled into a nationwide humanitarian crisis.

Myanmar court postpones latest Aung San Suu Kyi verdict

December 20, 2021 6:02 pm

Suu Kyi was accused of importing and possessing walkie-talkies without following official procedures.

As soldiers abandon notorious Myanmar army, a morale crisis looms

November 21, 2021 2:21 pm

For the first time in its 67-year history, the Myanmar Defense Services Academy, the country’s equivalent of West Point, was not able to fill the seats for this year’s freshman class.

Myanmar army clashes with anti-junta militia in Mandalay city

June 22, 2021 12:24 pm

Since the army seized power on Feb. 1 and removed the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, the security forces have put down protests opposing military rule.

Myanmar authorities open new corruption cases against Suu Kyi

June 10, 2021 9:27 am

The cases are the latest of a series brought against elected leader Suu Kyi, who was overthrown by the army on February 1 in a coup that has plunged the Southeast Asian country into chaos.

Don’t look away

April 30, 2021 8:53 am

World will fail Myanmar if a brutal military is allowed to crush the people. ASEAN plan can be a beginning towards peace

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.