Myanmar coup

Ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi on trial; critics say charges bogus

Junta officials have threatened to dissolve the National League for Democracy for alleged involvement in election fraud and any conviction for Suu Kyi could see her barred from politics.

published on : 14th June 2021

UN envoy warns of possible civil war in Myanmar, seeks talks

The U.N. envoy also cited reports of unconfirmed deaths, injuries, and damage to houses and civilian property in the town of Mindat in western Chin state, where the junta declared martial law.

published on : 25th May 2021

Myanmar military leader Min Aung Hlaing expresses intention to shift to civilian rule: Report

He said the military's purpose is to establish a federal state based on multi-party democracy. He said the shift can take place within 12 or 18 months if circumstances allow.

published on : 23rd May 2021

Myanmar junta fires protesting diplomats in Tokyo: Report

Citing a leaked document, Kyodo said some 100 Myanmar diplomats around the world have been dismissed after opposing the coup.

published on : 20th May 2021

Estimated 4,000-6,000 refugees from Myanmar sought safety in India: UN

The United Nations Refugee Agency said that in Myanmar, as of last week, approximately 60,700 women, children, and men have been internally displaced.

published on : 20th May 2021

Myanmar to free Japanese journalist arrested for spreading 'misinformation' as gesture to Tokyo

The announcement on Myanmar's army-run Myawaddy TV said Yuki Kitazumi had been arrested on April 18 for "inciting" the country's anti-military civil disobedience movement and riots.

published on : 14th May 2021

ASEAN leaders demand Myanmar coup leaders to end killings

Security forces in Myanmar have killed at least 739 people since a February 1 military coup ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, as per reports.

published on : 24th April 2021

Myanmar crisis summit a test for ASEAN's credibility: Thailand

Coup leader Min Aung Hlaing will travel to Indonesia for the summit, in his first overseas trip since the putsch, Nikkei Asia reported.

published on : 22nd April 2021

Myanmar junta cracks down on celebrations of new shadow government

Security forces reportedly broke up a march at dawn in Mandalay that included Buddhist monks.

published on : 19th April 2021

Myanmar junta releases 23,000 prisoners in Buddhist New Year's amnesty

A prison official told AFP on condition of anonymity that jails across the country will start freeing more than 23,000 people on Saturday.

published on : 17th April 2021

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
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