Myanmar Military Junta
World  /  Published 01.07.21

Myanmar frees 2,000 detainees

The release was described by some activists as a ploy by the ruling military to divert attention from an ongoing security crackdown...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 30.06.21

No charges for Myanmar celebrities

Actors, sportspeople, social media influencers, doctors and teachers have been among hundreds of people listed as wanted for opposing the junta...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 23.06.21

Myanmar anti-junta militia clash

Since the army seized power and removed the elected govt of Suu Kyi and crushed dissent, groups like people’s defence forces have sprung up across the country...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 12.06.21

Myanmar violence intensifying, says UN

Michelle Bachelet said more than 108,000 people have fled their homes in eastern Kayah state, and security forces have shelled civilian homes and churches...
By AP via PTI

World  /  Published 11.06.21

Suu Kyi took bribe: Myanmar authorities

The ousted leader’s lawyers already denied the allegations when they were first raised three months ago by the military regime...
By AP in Bangkok


World  /  Published 04.06.21

Yangon: Activists hold flash mob protest

Protesters in urban areas are often using flash mobs that quickly disperse to demonstrate, after big rallies were often met with troops or police firing live rounds...
By Reuters in Yangon

World  /  Published 28.05.21

Fossil giants stop junta payments

International companies doing business in the country have come under pressure from rights groups to stop money flowing to a military govt that seized power...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 26.05.21

US scribe detained by Myanmar regime

Danny Fenster, managing editor of the country’s top independent magazine, was detained in Yangon while preparing to fly to Malaysia...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 25.05.21

Suu Kyi's first court visit since coup

In a 30-minute meeting with her lawyers before the hearing, she seemed healthy and resolute...
By Hannah Beech in Bangkok

Opinion  /  Published 25.05.21

The Tatmadaw’s political genes

Even after (or if) the current crisis in Myanmar is resolved, it is quite obvious that the country will need to exorcise its military of its political genes...
By Pradip Phanjoubam


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