Myanmar Junta

Myanmar villagers accuse junta troops of torching houses

The Southeast Asian country has been in chaos since a putsch last February, with anti-coup "People's Defence Force" fighters clashing with junta troops across the nation.

published on : 25th March 2022

Myanmar pardons prominent celebrities jailed for anti-military views

All had been arrested for supporting the protest movement against last year's seizure of power by the military, which ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

published on : 2nd March 2022

'Living in a dark era': Myanmar junta still feels backlash on first anniversary of coup

A year later, the country's junta is struggling to contain the backlash unleashed by its power grab, with daily clashes and swathes of the country outside of its control.

published on : 1st February 2022

Myanmar's ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi jailed for four more years for possessing walkie-talkies

Suu Kyi was convicted last month on two other charges and given a four-year prison sentence, which was then halved by the head of the military-installed government.

published on : 10th January 2022

Myanmar's ruling junta sentences Aung San Suu Kyi's close aide to 20 years jail for treason

Former soldier Win Htei is a longtime political prisoner who has spent long stretches of time in detention for campaigning against military rule.

published on : 29th October 2021

Myanmar to free more than 5,000 jailed for anti-coup protests: PM Min Aung Hlaing

Myanmar has been mired in chaos since the coup, with more than 1,100 civilians killed in a bloody crackdown on dissent and more than 8,000 arrested according to a local monitoring group.

published on : 18th October 2021

Myanmar junta to put ousted leader Suu Kyi on trial for corruption

The 76-year-old Nobel laureate is currently on trial for flouting coronavirus restrictions during polls the NLD won in a landslide last year, illegally importing walkie talkies and sedition.

published on : 17th September 2021

Mizoram fears fresh influx of refugees after Myanmar airstrikes on civilians

Some 150 people from Myanmar’s Chin State fled to Mizoram over the past few days in the face of the airstrikes.

published on : 11th September 2021