Myanmar Army

UN fears 'mass atrocity crimes' in Myanmar as troops gather in north

More than 1,100 civilians have been killed in the country's bloody crackdown on dissent and more than 8,000 arrested since the coup, according to a local monitoring group.

published on : 23rd October 2021

Fighting in Myanmar kills at least 15 after uprising call

The fighting broke out when more than 100 troops arrived in four military vehicles to secure the area in Myin Thar and five other nearby villages.

published on : 11th September 2021

Myanmar junta cancels results of 2020 polls won by Suu Kyi's party

The junta has previously said it would hold new elections within two years, but has also threatened to dissolve the NLD.

published on : 26th July 2021

Myanmar's Suu Kyi vaccinated against Covid-19 in military custody: Lawyer

Coronavirus infections are rising sharply in Myanmar, with authorities reporting almost three thousand cases Monday, up from around 100 per day in early June.

published on : 6th July 2021

Myanmar's junta leader attends military conference in Moscow

On Tuesday, Min Aung Hlaing met with Russian Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu, who hailed strong military cooperation between the countries.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Raid on hideout of Myanmar militants sparks deadly shootout

At least eight people were killed in the gun battle in Mandalay, the military-run Myawaddy Television's news service reported.

published on : 22nd June 2021

Democracy in Myanmar and India’s dilemma

What should be New Delhi’s policy towards democratic struggles in neighbouring countries? Can we remain silent when institutions slowly face extinction?

published on : 18th May 2021

Myanmar activists splash red paint to protest junta bloodshed

One slogan painted on a bus stop said the military was being misused to protect junta chief Min Aung Hlaing, and urged soldiers not to shoot civilians.

published on : 6th April 2021

Myanmar coup: Army uproots ethnic Karen people from hinterland villages

The Karen National Union, the leading political body for the Karen, for now is shouldering all of the displaced people's basic needs for food, shelter and security.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Myanmar's ousted leader Suu Kyi faces new corruption charges from junta

Last week a junta spokesman said a now-detained chief minister had admitted to giving her $600,000 and more than 10 kilograms (22 pounds) of gold bars. 

published on : 18th March 2021

Myanmar man faces jail for speaking about child soldier past

A man in Myanmar faces up to two years in jail after he was arrested for allegedly defaming the military in an interview he gave detailing his harrowing life as a child soldier.

published on : 21st August 2017