Myanmar Protests

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

With homemade rifles, Myanmar self-defence groups take fight to junta

Analysts believe hundreds of anti-coup protesters from Myanmar's towns and cities have trekked into insurgent-held areas to receive military training.

published on : 5th June 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

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 death toll mounts amid protests, military crackdown

Threats of lethal violence and arrests of protesters have failed to suppress daily demonstrations across Myanmar demanding the military step down.

published on : 3rd 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

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

Biden expresses outrage over civilian killings in Myanmar

It's terrible. It's absolutely outrageous. And based on the reporting I've gotten, an awful lot of people have been killed totally unnecessarily, Biden said.

published on : 29th March 2021

Global condemnation after bloodiest day since Myanmar coup, seven children among killed

Myanmar has been in turmoil since the generals ousted and detained civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, triggering mass protests demanding a return to democracy.

published on : 28th 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

China asks its state firms in Myanmar to evacuate non-essential staff: Report

China has told its state firms to evacuate non-essential staff from Myanmar after dozens of Chinese-run factories were attacked on Sunday.

published on : 17th March 2021

Deadly violence resumes in Myanmar after peaceful protests

The independent Assistance Association for Political Prisoners said 183 people have been killed since the coup.

published on : 16th March 2021