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Book Excerpt: Partition, Displacement And The Great Indian Migration Wave

Book Excerpt: Partition, Displacement And The Great Indian Migration Wave

The Partition, which led to the creation of  India and  Pakistan as two independent countries, was only one among many partitions linked with the decolonization of the British Empire after World War II. The first major partition of British India took place...

27 March 2022
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...

14 February 2022

UN Calls For Immediate Cessation Of Violence In Myanmar, Restoring Democracy

United Nations Security Council reiterated its call for the release of 'all those who remain arbitrarily detained,' in Myanmar including Aung San Suu Kyi,...

A Year Since Democracy Died In Myanmar

A Year Since Democracy Died In Myanmar

India has to do a tightrope walk between promoting democracy in Myanmar and its strategic and security interests in that country. It does not have the luxury...

31 January 2022

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...

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16 December 2021
Myanmar: Public's Cries For Gas Sanctions Grows Thunderous To Stop Military Funding

Myanmar: Public's Cries For Gas Sanctions Grows Thunderous To Stop Military Funding

Myanmar: The United Nations' top expert on human rights in the country said millions of people across the country are imposing personal sanctions by...


16 December 2021
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...


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...


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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02 November 2021
As World Focuses On Afghan Crisis, Myanmar Army Quietly Consolidates Power

As World Focuses On Afghan Crisis, Myanmar Army Quietly Consolidates Power

Win Htein, an 80-year-old close aide of Aung San Suu Kyi, was the speaker and former member of Parliament who uses a wheelchair and needs constant oxygen...


29 October 2021
Myanmar: Suu Kyi Aide Jailed For 20 Years For Treason — Local Reports

Myanmar: Suu Kyi Aide Jailed For 20 Years For Treason — Local Reports

U Win Htein, who is a close confidante of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, was given a 20-year jail term by a special court.


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...


18 October 2021
ASEAN Countries Blind To Opposition's Violence: Myanmar Leader

ASEAN Countries Blind To Opposition's Violence: Myanmar Leader

Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing blamed groups that were organized to oppose the military takeover for the ongoing deadly unrest in Myanmar.


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.


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09 August 2021
Govt: Over 8,400 Myanmarese Nationals Crossed Over Into India Following February 1 Coup

Govt: Over 8,400 Myanmarese Nationals Crossed Over Into India Following February 1 Coup

Myanmar's military seized control of the country in a coup on February 1 after detaining Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and other leaders of her National...


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
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...


16 June 2021
Over 9,000 People From Myanmar Including CM Of Chin State Take Refuge In Mizoram

Over 9,000 People From Myanmar Including CM Of Chin State Take Refuge In Mizoram

Mizoram Police said that as many as 24 politicians and legislators from the neighbouring country have sought refuge in India even since the junta took over...


07 May 2021
Sans Frontiers

Sans Frontiers

Headlines from around the world last week


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


06 April 2021
Myanmar Protest: Forces Arrest 60-Year-Old Comedian, Break Up Doctors' March

Myanmar Protest: Forces Arrest 60-Year-Old Comedian, Break Up Doctors' March

According to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, at least 570 protesters and bystanders, including 47 children, have been killed in the...


02 April 2021
We Condemn Any Use Of Violence, Stand For Restoration Of Democracy: MEA On Myanmar Violence

We Condemn Any Use Of Violence, Stand For Restoration Of Democracy: MEA On Myanmar Violence

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India has urged for the release of political prisoners and supported any attempts to resolve the current situation.


02 April 2021
Myanmar Cuts Wireless Internet Service Amid Coup Protests

Myanmar Cuts Wireless Internet Service Amid Coup Protests

Fiber-based landline internet connections were still working, albeit at drastically reduced speeds.


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