Myanmar Junta

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 junta charges celebrities with promoting protests 

Several actors and directors were also charged in February, but the campaign against celebrity protest supporters was stepped up last week when army-controlled Myawaddy TV broadcast a wanted list.

published on : 6th April 2021

We defied orders to kill protesters, say fleeing Myanmar cops who escaped to India

Indian villagers in Mizoram have given shelter to 34 police personnel and one firefighter who crossed into India over the last two weeks.

published on : 20th March 2021

BBC Burmese correspondent, another journalist detained as Myanmar junta clamps down on press

The journalists were in Naypyitaw to cover legal proceedings against Win Htein, a detained senior official from the National League for Democracy, the party that ran the country before the takeover.

published on : 19th March 2021

Myanmar protests: Junta crackdown on anti-coup dissent triggers exodus from Yangon

Some of those areas have become battle zones, with protesters firing sling shots and throwing petrol bombs at security forces who have fired live rounds.

published on : 19th March 2021

Four killed as Myanmar forces continue crackdown on protesters

The nighttime protests may reflect a more aggressive approach to self-defense that has been advocated by some protesters.

published on : 13th March 2021

Myanmar's searing smartphone images flood a watching world

The world is watching violent events unfold in Myanmar for many reasons, but perhaps one above all: because it can.

published on : 11th March 2021

Military coup: Escalating violence raises pressure for Myanmar sanctions

The UN special envoy on Friday urged the Security Council to act to quell junta violence that this week killed about 50 demonstrators and injured scores more.

published on : 8th March 2021

Myanmar's UN envoy Kyaw Moe Tun dramatically opposes coup in his country

Even the new US ambassador to UN Linda Thomas Greenfield said that the United States 'stands in solidarity' with the people of Myanmar who are in the streets protesting the coup.

published on : 27th February 2021

UN chief Antonio Guterres demands immediate halt to Myanmar 'repression' 

Saturday marked the deadliest day since the February 1 coup, with two people killed after security forces fired on a rally in Mandalay and a third man shot dead in Yangon.

published on : 22nd February 2021

Protests after Myanmar junta cuts internet, deploys troops

Extra troops were seen in key locations of Yangon, the nation's commercial hub and biggest city, including armoured personnel carriers near the central bank.

published on : 15th February 2021