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Myanmar Junta Rejects UN Appeal, Kills More Protesters

The military also lodged a new allegation against Aung San Suu Kyi, the elected leader it ousted on February 1.

11 March 2021

Myanmar Protest: Junta Intensifies Action On Protestors, Expected To Get Worse

The new junta's security forces have killed several agitators, jailed journalists or anyone capable of voicing an opinion and has limited legal protections


Restoring Democracy: New US Envoy Urges To Ramp Up Pressure On Myanmar Military

A month ago, Security Council strongly backed return to democracy in Myanmar and calling for the immediate release of detainees including Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi


Myanmar Urges Mizoram To Send Back 8 Officers Who Fled Coup-Hit Country

Myanmar has asked for 'handover of eight police personnel who fled the neighbouring country and entered India to take refuge from last month's military coup

06 March 2021

Myanmar Security Forces Use Live Ammunition, Kill At Least 6 Protesters

Multiple reports from several cities and towns, difficult to independently confirm, said police used live ammunition as well as tear gas and rubber bullets to violently disperse protesters.


Thai Marchers Link Their Democracy Cause To Myanmar Protests

Thai pro-democracy demonstrations have recently become marred by increasing violence, claiming lives of 23 policemen and 10 protesters

01 March 2021

Closely Monitoring Developments In Myanmar, Yet To Probe Reports Of Cross-Border Intrusions: MEA

Ever since Myanmar witnessed a military coup in February, 16 people from the neighbouring country have crossed the Indian border and taken refuge in Mizoram, reports claimed

06 March 2021

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Myanmar: Police Arrests Many As Civilians Protest Against Military Rule

The violence erupted early morning when medical students were marching in Yangon's streets near the Hledan Center intersection

28 February 2021

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20 February 2021
Two Protestors Shot Dead By Police In Myanmar

Two Protestors Shot Dead By Police In Myanmar

As anti-coup protests surge in Myanmar, two people have been killed in police firing


17 February 2021
Mass Anti-Coup Demonstrations Rock Myanmar

Mass Anti-Coup Demonstrations Rock Myanmar

The new wave of protests come just a day after junta leaders had declared that the anti-coup demonstrations were dying down in the country


16 February 2021
Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi

Suu Kyi has been charged with violating Article 25 of the Natural Disaster Management Law, used against those who have broken coronavirus restrictions.


15 February 2021
Aung San Suu Kyi Detention Extended As Protests Continue In Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi Detention Extended As Protests Continue In Myanmar

Suu Kyi will now be remanded until February 17, according to Khin Maung Zaw, a lawyer asked by Suu Kyi's party to represent her.


14 February 2021
Anti-Coup Protests In Myanmar Soar, Large Demonstrations In Major Cities

Anti-Coup Protests In Myanmar Soar, Large Demonstrations In Major Cities

Eight days of street demonstrations are estimated to have drawn hundreds of thousands of people to the streets despite the threat of six months' imprisonment.


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12 February 2021
Myanmar Coup: Protests Erupt Against Draft Cybersecurity Law; Citizens Fear Quashing Of Dissent

Myanmar Coup: Protests Erupt Against Draft Cybersecurity Law; Citizens Fear Quashing Of Dissent

A draft cybersecurity law due to be implemented in Myanmar has sparked protests in the country as people fear that it might be used to suppress dissent.


12 February 2021
'Join Hands' With Army For Democracy: Myanmar Coup Leader

'Join Hands' With Army For Democracy: Myanmar Coup Leader

The military has said it was forced to step in because Suu Kyi's government failed to properly investigate allegations of fraud in the November elections


09 February 2021
Myanmar: Military Unlikely To Be Cowed Down By Threats Of Sanctions

Myanmar: Military Unlikely To Be Cowed Down By Threats Of Sanctions

The US and its European allies have condemned the coup by the military and have warned of imposing sanctions


09 February 2021
Explained: Who Is Leading The Myanmar Protests And How Are They Being Organised?

Explained: Who Is Leading The Myanmar Protests And How Are They Being Organised?

Activists, professional work groups, unions and individuals across Myanmar have taken to the streets to protest the military coup


07 February 2021
Protestors In Myanmar Borrow Three-Finger Salutes From 'Hunger Games'

Protestors In Myanmar Borrow Three-Finger Salutes From 'Hunger Games'

A group of Yangon medics resort to the three-finger salutes in Myanmar to protest against the military coup which overthrew the Aung San Suu Kyi government.


06 February 2021
Protests Against Coup Expand; Myanmar Junta Blocks Internet Access

Protests Against Coup Expand; Myanmar Junta Blocks Internet Access

Numerous internet users in Myanmar noted a slow disappearance of services, especially from mobile service providers, that accelerated sharply late Saturday...


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04 February 2021
Myanmar Blocks Access To Facebook As Resistance To Coup Grows In Country

Myanmar Blocks Access To Facebook As Resistance To Coup Grows In Country

Facebook is especially popular in Myanmar and is how most people access the internet.


03 February 2021
Myanmar: Clashing Pots And Pans, Boycotts And More To Protest Coup

Myanmar: Clashing Pots And Pans, Boycotts And More To Protest Coup

The army seized power in Myanmar and detained political leaders, including State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, as well as President Win Myint on Monday after...


03 February 2021
Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi Booked For Importing Walkie-Talkies, Detention Extended Till February 15

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi Booked For Importing Walkie-Talkies, Detention Extended Till February 15

Aung San Suu Kyi was detained Monday along with other senior politicians when the military staged a coup the day the newly elected Parliament was supposed to...


01 February 2021
Suu Kyi's Party Urges Myanmar's People To Oppose Coup

Suu Kyi's Party Urges Myanmar's People To Oppose Coup

Myanmar military television said that the military was taking control of the country for one year, while reports said many of the country's senior politicians...


01 February 2021
Myanmar Military Promises Election In A Year

Myanmar Military Promises Election In A Year

A military coup was taking place in Myanmar early Monday and State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi was detained under house arrest


01 February 2021
Serious Blow To Democratic Reforms: UN On Myanmar Military Coup

Serious Blow To Democratic Reforms: UN On Myanmar Military Coup

The US and Australia also expressed concern over the development in Myanmar and urged Myanmar's military to respect the rule of law.


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