Myanmar Coup

Myanmar coup foes tout minority-backed shadow government

Opponents of the coup have been seeking an alliance with ethnic minority groups as a way of strengthening their resistance.

published on : 16th April 2021

Myanmar coup: Manipur scribes’ body seeks safe passage for journalists taking refuge in state

“We learnt from reliable sources that the three journalists from Mizzima news organisation fled Myanmar and were holed up somewhere in Moreh in Manipur,” AMWJU president, Bijoy Kakchingtabam said.

published on : 16th April 2021

Call out the generals for the despots they are

As Burma burns, refugees who include policemen and soldiers who refused to shoot their own people are fleeing to India. 

published on : 11th April 2021

Minorities in Myanmar borderlands face fresh fear since coup

This year in the wake of February's military coup, with the rains not far off, the farmers rarely step out of their makeshift homes and don't dare leave their camp.

published on : 5th April 2021

Myanmar anti-coup protesters launch 'Easter egg strike'

”Many of the eggs also bore a drawing of the three-fingered salute, a symbol of resistance to the February 1 coup.

published on : 4th April 2021

Myanmar cuts wireless internet service amid coup protests

After weeks of overnight cutoffs of internet access, the military on Friday shut all links apart from those using fiberoptic cable, which was working at drastically reduced speeds.

published on : 2nd April 2021

Myanmar remains mired in violence two months after coup

Outside efforts including sanctions imposed by Western nations on the military regime have failed to help restore peace.

published on : 1st April 2021

Just the beginning: UN envoy warns more refugee movement from 'failed state'

The coup sparked protests and other acts of civil disobedience, leading to the deaths of hundreds in military crackdown.

published on : 1st April 2021

India condemns violence in Myanmar, urges maximum restraint 

The coup sparked protests and other acts of civil disobedience, leading to the deaths of hundreds in military crackdown.

published on : 1st April 2021

Attack by Myanmar's Kachin minority signals deepening crisis

The conflict in eastern Myanmar expanded the crisis regionally, as an estimated 3,000 Karen took temporary shelter in neighboring Thailand.

published on : 31st March 2021

Manipur govt withdraws order of ‘no food, shelter’ to Myanmar refugees

The state government has been taking all humanitarian steps to treat the injured Myanmarese nationals, says the new circular.

published on : 30th March 2021

Stepping up Myanmar coup penalties, US suspends trade deal

White House press secretary Jen Psaki noted that the US has also slapped export controls on Burma and added several Burmese businesses to a trade blacklist.

published on : 30th March 2021

US suspends trade deal with Myanmar in aftermath of military coup

The military overthrew the elected government, jailed Aung San Suu Kyi and other civilian leaders and killed and imprisoned protesters in the country also known as Burma.

published on : 29th March 2021

Don’t provide food or shelter to fleeing Myanmar nationals: Manipur government tells DMs

Apart from Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh share a border with Myanmar. Over 500 nationals of the neighbouring country have already made their way into Mizoram.

published on : 29th March 2021

India pushes for strategic Kaladan transit project through Myanmar to ramp-up its Act East Policy

The situation along the borders has been palpable with the refugees entering India since February 1 when the Myanmar military seized power.

published on : 28th March 2021
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