Myanmar Military Crackdown
World  /  Published 01.07.21

Myanmar frees 2,000 detainees

Myanmar freed more than 2,000 detainees on Wednesday, among them journalists and others who the ruling military said had been held on incitement charges for taking part in protests, local media report...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 30.06.21

No charges for Myanmar celebrities

Myanmar’s military authorities have dropped charges against 24 celebrities who had been declared wanted under an anti-incitement law after anti-government comments, army run television said on T...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 23.06.21

Myanmar anti-junta militia clash

Myanmar security forces backed by armoured vehicles clashed on Tuesday with a newly formed militia group in the second-biggest city of Mandalay resulting in at least two casualties, according to membe...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 12.06.21

Myanmar violence intensifying, says UN

The UN human rights chief is warning of a military buildup in parts of Myanmar and rising violence, with the army using heavy weapons against armed groups as well as civilian targets, including Christ...
By AP via PTI

World  /  Published 04.06.21

Yangon: Activists hold flash mob protest

Around 400 pro-democracy supporters took to the streets of downtown Yangon on Thursday to stage one of the biggest recent demonstrations against military rule in Myanmar’s commercial hub and lar...
By Reuters in Yangon


World  /  Published 25.05.21

Suu Kyi's first court visit since coup

For the first time since Myanmar’s military locked her up in a pre-dawn raid as part of its coup on February 1, Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader of Myanmar’s ousted civilian government, was se...
By Hannah Beech in Bangkok

World  /  Published 19.05.21

Myanmar: More than 800 killed since coup

More than 800 people have been killed by Myanmar’s security forces since a wave of protests broke out across the country after the military seized power in a coup in February, an activist group ...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 02.05.21

Myanmar: UN warns of crisis

Protesters against military rule marched in Myanmar on Saturday three months after a coup ended a democratic transition, with several small blasts compounding a sense of crisis that a UN envoy warned ...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 25.04.21

Asean leaders: Stop killings in Myanmar

Southeast Asian leaders said they had agreed on a plan with Myanmar’s junta chief on Saturday to end the crisis in the violence-hit nation, but he did not explicitly respond to demands to halt t...
By Reuters in Jakarta

World  /  Published 16.04.21

Myanmar protest leader held

Myanmar security forces arrested on Thursday one of the main leaders of the campaign against military rule after ramming him with a car as he led a motorbike protest rally, friends and colleagues said...
By Reuters


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