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Election Fraud Trial Of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Begins

Election Fraud Trial Of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Begins

The army seized power and arrested Suu Kyi in February last year, claiming widespread voter fraud in the 2020 general election, an allegation not corroborated by independent election observers.

14 February 2022
Myanmar Coup | Women And Children Killed, Bodies Burnt In Christmas Eve Massacre

Myanmar Coup | Women And Children Killed, Bodies Burnt In Christmas Eve Massacre

The purported photos of the aftermath of the Christmas Eve massacre in eastern Mo So village, just outside Hpruso township went viral on social media fueling...

26 December 2021

India's Foreign Secretary To Hold Talks With State Administration Council, Political Leaders Of Myanmar

Harsh Vardhan Shringla, during his two-day visit, will hold discussions with the State Administration Council, political parties and members of civil society,...

Myanmar: Public Demands Gas Sanctions To Curb Military Funding

Myanmar: Public Demands Gas Sanctions To Curb Military Funding

As the Myanmar military continues to rule with a hard whip in the country, people have come out to demand sanctions on oil and gas funds, the country's single...

16 December 2021

Myanmar: Rohingya Muslims Seek $150 Billion In Damages From Facebook For Facilitating Genocide

Rohingya Muslims, in their lawsuit against Facebook said, 'Facebook has long been aware that hateful, outraged, and politically extreme content... is oxygen to...

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06 December 2021
Myanmar Court Sentences Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi To Four years

Myanmar Court Sentences Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi To Four years

The Myanmar court found Aung San Suu Kyi guilty of incitement and violating coronavirus restrictions. The sentencing is the first in a series of cases in...


30 November 2021
Aung San Suu Kyi Can Face Life Imprisonment After December 6 Verdict

Aung San Suu Kyi Can Face Life Imprisonment After December 6 Verdict

Sources report the first ruling in the trial of the ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been put back by a week. She could spend the rest of her life in prison...


30 November 2021
Myanmar Court Postpones Verdict For Ousted Leader  Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar Court Postpones Verdict For Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi faces trials on a series of charges, including corruption, that could send her to prison for dozens of years if convicted.


18 November 2021
Hate Speech Still Rampant On Facebook In Myanmar

Hate Speech Still Rampant On Facebook In Myanmar

From homophobic propaganda to military justifying brutality, hate speech in Myanmar is still doing rounds on Facebook, even after coming under scrutiny.


03 November 2021
37,000 People Displaced In Northwestern Myanmar, Many Have Fled To India: United Nations

37,000 People Displaced In Northwestern Myanmar, Many Have Fled To India: United Nations

Amid the fighting between local defense forces and military in Myanmar, about 37,000 people are displaced in the northwestern region, a United Nations...


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28 October 2021
Myanmar Military Subjecting Locals To Systematic Torture, Reports Say

Myanmar Military Subjecting Locals To Systematic Torture, Reports Say

Since the coup in Myanmar, the military has been systematically torturing those detained, finds a report highlighting alleged atrocities inside a detention...


01 October 2021
Myanmar: Crisis On Top Of Crisis On Top Of Yet Another Crisis, Says UN Top Humanitarian Official

Myanmar: Crisis On Top Of Crisis On Top Of Yet Another Crisis, Says UN Top Humanitarian Official

Andrew Kirkwood, a top UN official in Myanmar was referring to the increasing communal strife, military coup and a 'devastating third wave' of the Covid-19...


30 September 2021
UN Supports 5-Point Plan To Stop Violence And Restore Peace In Myanmar

UN Supports 5-Point Plan To Stop Violence And Restore Peace In Myanmar

The plan that calls for stopping violence, constructive dialogue, appointment of an ASEAN special envoy as mediator and humanitarian aid has got ASEAN support.


02 August 2021
Elections Will Be Held In Myanmar In 2 Years: Military Leader Min Aung Hlaing

Elections Will Be Held In Myanmar In 2 Years: Military Leader Min Aung Hlaing

The military government officially annulled last year’s election results last Tuesday and appointed a new election commission to take charge of the polls.


23 June 2021
India’s Abstention At The UN On Myanmar Vote

India’s Abstention At The UN On Myanmar Vote

It does not meet the objective of keeping China under check for which the next “Quad” Summit is meeting later this year.


20 June 2021
Speed Up Vaccination To Prevent Another Covid-19 Surge: WHO To South-East Asian Countries

Speed Up Vaccination To Prevent Another Covid-19 Surge: WHO To South-East Asian Countries

The World Health Organization has also urged the nations to scale up public health infrastructure and to rigorously implement social measures.


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20 June 2021
Myanmar Rejects UN General Assembly Resolution Calling For An Arms Embargo

Myanmar Rejects UN General Assembly Resolution Calling For An Arms Embargo

The UN General Assembly on Friday condemned the Myanmar military’s February coup and passed a resolution urging for an arms embargo on the country


19 June 2021
First Palestine And Now Myanmar: New India Sits Out On Issues Of Human Rights At The UN

First Palestine And Now Myanmar: New India Sits Out On Issues Of Human Rights At The UN

New Delhi now has little stomach for human rights activism


19 June 2021
UN Assembly Passes Resolution For An Arms Embargo On Myanmar As India Abstains From Voting

UN Assembly Passes Resolution For An Arms Embargo On Myanmar As India Abstains From Voting

The UN General Assembly on Monday condemned the Myanmar military for staging a coup in the country on February and urged it to respect ‘the people’s...


25 May 2021
Myanmar: Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Makes First In-Person Court Appearance Since Coup

Myanmar: Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Makes First In-Person Court Appearance Since Coup

The Myanmar military ousted Suu Kyi's government after her party won a landslide victory in a general election last November that would have given it a second...


13 May 2021
Burmese Beauty Queen Picks Up Guns To Bring Down Myanmar Military Junta

Burmese Beauty Queen Picks Up Guns To Bring Down Myanmar Military Junta

Htar Htet Htet, an actress and gymnast, posted a picture of herself online carrying a gun.


24 April 2021
Myanmar Violence: ASEAN Officials Meet Coup Leader Amid Rise In Killings Of Protesters

Myanmar Violence: ASEAN Officials Meet Coup Leader Amid Rise In Killings Of Protesters

ASEAN leaders met Senior Gen Min Aung Hlaing in an emergency summit in Indonesia on Saturday to urge for an end to violence by security forces in Myanmar


13 April 2021
No Bliss In Ignoring A Coup!

No Bliss In Ignoring A Coup!

While several countries spoke out, Myanmar’s immediate neighbour India is still content with its customary stance in principle, of advocating dialogues to...


11 April 2021
Violence Escalates In Myanmar As Security Forces Kill 82 Anti-Coup Protesters: Reports

Violence Escalates In Myanmar As Security Forces Kill 82 Anti-Coup Protesters: Reports

As many as 82 people were killed by security forces in Myanmar’s Bago on Friday, reports claimed


10 April 2021
Fear Of Deportation Snatches Away Hope From Rohingyas In Jammu

Fear Of Deportation Snatches Away Hope From Rohingyas In Jammu

India rekindled hope of a normal life for many Rohingya refugees which is now fading away.


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