Tuesday, November 30, 2021

Aung San Suu Kyi

Opinion: Make sanctions against junta work

It is ‘constructive disengagement’ that the people of Myanmar are asking for in their struggle to restore their fledgling democracy

Myanmar protest deaths top 300 as US, UK, impose sanctions

The army's seizure of power halted the Southeast Asian nation's move toward democracy that began when Suu Kyi's party took office in 2016 for its first term, after more than five decades of military rule.

Myanmar junta frees hundreds held for anti-coup protests

Witnesses outside Insein Prison in Yangon on Wednesday saw busloads of mostly young people, looking happy with some flashing the three-finger gesture of defiance.

Myanmar junta chokes information flow as protests intensify

No privately owned newspapers were published this past week for the first time in eight years, following bans and voluntary suspensions.

At least two people shot dead in Myanmar anti-coup protests

There were also reports of injuries from live rounds and rubber bullets.

Myanmar junta kills more protesters, adds Suu Kyi accusation

Myanmar has been roiled by protests, strikes and other acts of civil disobedience since the coup toppled Suu Kyi's government on February 1 just as it was to start its second term.

China can resolve Myanmar crisis

An internationally isolated Myanmar can put a spoke in the central idea of China’s Belt and Road Initiative – connectivity

Myanmar police fire on protesters in ancient former capital

Bagan is best known for being one of the country's top tourist attractions, but it has also been the scene of large protest marches against the military's February 1 seizure of power.

Journalists’ group calls for release of reporters in Myanmar

Thein Zaw was arrested on Feb 27 while covering a protest against the military coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar protesters, undaunted by killings, march again

The U.N. special envoy for Myanmar, Christine Schraner Burgener, said 38 people were killed on Wednesday, a figure consistent with other reports.

Myanmar police fire tear gas, rubber bullets at protestors

Hundreds, many wearing construction helmets and carrying makeshift shields, gathered in Myanmar's largest city of Yangon, where a day earlier police had fired repeated rounds of tear gas

Facebook bans Myanmar junta from its platforms weeks after coup

On February 1, Myanmar's military overthrew the government and declared a year-long state of emergency hours before the newly-elected parliament was due to convene.

More Myanmar protests follow strike, foreign concerns

On Monday, the U.S. said it was imposing sanctions against more junta members because of the killings of peaceful protesters by security forces.

Myanmar blocks Wikipedia in all languages: NetBlocks

NetBlocks also informed that internet services in the country had been blacked out for the past six days.

Myanmar military regime backed by China, cracks down on protesters

On Saturday, several users on social media who claimed to be the citizens of Myanmar posted shocking pictures and videos of military repression against the protestors at Yadanarpon Dock in Mandalay

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