Myanmar military

Myanmar and a vacant seat in the UN

The question of Myanmar’s seat will be voted on in the upcoming UNGA session. While the military regime controls the state, the opposing side represents the will of the people

published on : 13th September 2021

The military DNA in Myanmar’s governance

What needs to be kept in mind in the Myanmar situation is that without a complete structural and psychological overhaul, civil rule in the country may never be complete.

published on : 28th August 2021

Right's group: 1,001 killed since military took over Myanmar

Teik Naing, secretary-general of the AAPP, said most of the people killed were anti-military activists and more than 40 were shot in the head.

published on : 18th August 2021

Myanmar military leader says elections will be in 2 years

A state of emergency was declared in Myanmar when troops moved against Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government on February 1, claiming her victory in 2020 elections was achieved through voter fraud.

published on : 1st August 2021

Myanmar military acts 'flatly unacceptable': US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin

Austin applauded the Association of Southeast Asian Nations for its efforts to solve the crisis, including a consensus reached with Myanmar's military leader in April.

published on : 27th July 2021

Facebook amplified Myanmar military propaganda, rights group claims 

Facebook said its teams “continue to closely monitor the situation in Myanmar in real-time and take action on any posts, Pages or Groups that break our rules.”

published on : 23rd June 2021

US journalist detained in Myanmar released: Lawyer 

Nathan Maung, who founded local outlet Kamayut Media, had faced charges under a colonial-era law that criminalises encouraging dissent against the military.

published on : 14th June 2021

UN expert says Myanmar attacks risk humanitarian tragedy

Kayah state, also known as Karenni state, is in eastern Myanmar along the border with Thailand and has an estimated population of 350,000-400,000.

published on : 10th June 2021

Myanmar military plane crash kills 12, including senior monk

The plane was carrying six military personnel in addition to two monks and six devotees to Pyin Oo Lwin for a ceremony to lay the foundation for a new monastery.

published on : 10th June 2021

Trial of Myanmar's Suu Kyi to begin next Monday: Lawyer

The Nobel laureate has been hit with a string of criminal charges including flouting coronavirus restrictions during last year's election campaign and possessing unlicensed walkie-talkies.

published on : 7th June 2021

Myanmar military court sentences two journalists to jail

The two had been charged under a recently revised provision in the penal code with spreading misinformation that could incite unrest, a charge that critics say criminalizes free speech.

published on : 3rd June 2021

Myanmar military uses bodies as tools of terror in crackdown

More than 130 instances were identified where security forces appeared to be using corpses and the bodies of the wounded to create anxiety, uncertainty, and strike fear in the civilian population.

published on : 26th May 2021

100 days in power, Myanmar junta holds pretense of control

Health workers who founded the civil disobedience movement against military rule stopped staffing government medical facilities.

published on : 11th May 2021

Myanmar's military disappearing young men to crush uprising

Myanmar’s security forces moved in and the street lamps went black. In house after house, people shut off their lights.

published on : 5th May 2021

Ethnic allies of Myanmar resistance capture government base

The KNU is a close ally of the resistance movement against the military takeover that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

published on : 27th April 2021
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