Myanmar Military Crackdown
World  /  Published 04.03.21

Angel knew everything will not be OK

“Everything will be OK,” read 19-year-old Angel’s T-shirt as the dancer and taekwondo champion joined anti-coup protesters in Myanmar on Wednesday. But she had known it might not be ...
By Reuters in Bangkok

Opinion  /  Published 02.03.21

A coup with notable discontinuities

By staging a coup on February 1, Myanmar’s commander-in-chief, Min Aung Hlaing, ended Myanmar’s brief and tenuous one-decade experiment with democracy. He claimed that the military takeove...
By Luv Puri

World  /  Published 01.03.21

Myanmar: teacher to techie, none spared

The day before he was killed, Internet network engineer Nyi Nyi Aung Htet Naing had posted on Facebook about the increasingly violent military crackdown on pro-democracy protests in Myanmar. “#...
By Reuters, New York Times News Service in Bangkok, Naypyitaw, Myanmar

World  /  Published 22.02.21

Myanmar youths fight for dreams

Huge crowds marched in Myanmar on Sunday to denounce the February 1 military coup in a show of defiance after the bloodiest episode of the campaign for democracy the previous day, when security forces...
By Reuters in Naypyitaw, Myanmar

World  /  Published 21.02.21

Two killed in Mandalay police firing

Two people were killed in Myanmar’s second city Mandalay on Saturday when police and soldiers fired to disperse protests against a February 1 military coup, emergency workers said, the bloodiest...
By Reuters in Bangkok


World  /  Published 16.02.21

Myanmar crackdown on protesters

Security forces in Myanmar pointed guns towards anti-coup protesters and attacked them with sticks on Monday, seeking to quell the large-scale demonstrations calling for the military junta that seized...
By AP in Yangon

World  /  Published 15.11.18

Rohingya refuse to return to Myanmar

A plan to repatriate Rohingya refugees from Bangladesh to Myanmar suffered a setback on Thursday after not a single person turned up to board the five buses and four trucks parked at the Unchiprang ca...
By Devadeep Purohit in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 21.02.19

Suu Kyi finally locks horns with Myanmar army

After conceding much ground to the Tatmadaw — the all-powerful Myanmar army — Aung San Suu Kyi has finally locked horns with the men in uniform in her efforts to amend the Constitution. In the las...
By Subir Bhaumik

Opinion  /  Published 12.12.18

Rohingya crisis: Layers of tragedy

The Rohingya crisis was brought to the fore, once again, with Amnesty International withdrawing its prestigious Ambassador of Conscience award from the Myanmar leader, Aung San Suu Kyi, for her stoic ...
By Pradip Phanjoubam

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.20

Focus on danger

In what can be described as a symbolic and momentary victory for Rohingyas, arguably the largest stateless community that saw one of the largest human displacements of the 21st century, a panel of 17...
By Luv Puri


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