Myanmar military coup

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

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

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

EU expands sanctions against Myanmar military, companies

The two military-controlled companies, Myanma Economic Holdings Public Company Ltd. and Myanmar Economic Corp. have vast holdings in many industries and help to fund the military.

published on : 20th April 2021

Myanmar junta leader General Min Aung Hlain will join ASEAN summit: Thailand government

The military said it will hand back power to a civilian administration after elections are held in about a year -- though they recently extended the timeline to a two-year period.

published on : 17th 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

Myanmar ambassador to UK says he is locked out of embassy

Last month, Kyaw Zwar Minn for the release of Myanmar’s democratic leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained when the military seized power on Feb. 1.

published on : 8th April 2021

US suspends trade deal with Myanmar in aftermath of military coup

The military overthrew the elected government, jailed Aung San Suu Kyi and other civilian leaders and killed and imprisoned protesters in the country also known as Burma.

published on : 29th March 2021

Don’t provide food or shelter to fleeing Myanmar nationals: Manipur government tells DMs

Apart from Manipur, Nagaland, Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh share a border with Myanmar. Over 500 nationals of the neighbouring country have already made their way into Mizoram.

published on : 29th March 2021

India pushes for strategic Kaladan transit project through Myanmar to ramp-up its Act East Policy

The situation along the borders has been palpable with the refugees entering India since February 1 when the Myanmar military seized power.

published on : 28th March 2021

Myanmar forces kill at least 91 people in one of deadliest days since military coup

A count issued by an independent researcher in Yangon who has been compiling near-real-time death tolls put the total as darkness fell at 93, spread over more than two dozen cities and towns.

published on : 27th March 2021

Congress MP moves adjournment motion notice in Lok Sabha over Myanmar citizens seeking entry in India

The adjournment motion is an extraordinary procedure which, if admitted, leads to setting aside the normal business of the House for discussing a definite matter of urgent public importance.

published on : 22nd March 2021

Mizoram CM holds meeting with Myanmar's foreign minister over situation amid coup

Speaking at the virtual meeting, in which US-based Mizo leaders also participated, Zoramthanga expressed solidarity with the people of Myanmar.

published on : 21st March 2021