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Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway
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Junta trial of Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi gets underway

Jun 14th 2021, 1:45 PM 7,025 Views 0 Comments

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate is being charged with accepting illegal payments of cash and gold, among other charges.

Violence erupts in Myanmar as thousands gather to call for 'spring revolution' against military junta
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Violence erupts in Myanmar as thousands gather to call for 'spring revolution' against military junta

May 2nd 2021, 5:46 PM 9,600 Views 9 Comments

Security forces ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a 1 February coup.

Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day
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Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day

Mar 3rd 2021, 8:15 PM 7,662 Views 7 Comments

The junta has ignored the global condemnation, responding to the uprising with escalating strength.

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi hit with two new criminal charges
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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi hit with two new criminal charges

Mar 1st 2021, 6:18 PM 11,967 Views 9 Comments

Suu Kyi has not been seen in public since being detained on 1 February.

Police rampage targets striking railway workers in Myanmar as protests continue
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Police rampage targets striking railway workers in Myanmar as protests continue

Feb 18th 2021, 12:24 PM 5,845 Views 0 Comments

Opponents of the coup are also urging foreign businesses to cut their ties to Myanmar operations they believe benefit the military.

Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops
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Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops

Feb 15th 2021, 7:35 AM 6,978 Views 1 Comment

The country’s new military leadership has so far been unmoved by a torrent of international condemnation.

Tensions mount in Myanmar as protesters step in to prevent arrest of anti-coup activists
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Tensions mount in Myanmar as protesters step in to prevent arrest of anti-coup activists

Feb 13th 2021, 11:22 AM 7,741 Views 4 Comments

Demonstrators continue to defy the military authorities.

Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence
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Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence

Feb 10th 2021, 8:16 AM 4,757 Views 4 Comments

Protesters are calling for power to be restored to Aung San Suu Kyi’s deposed civilian government.

Police fire rubber bullets at anti-coup demonstrators as crowds continue to defy military
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Police fire rubber bullets at anti-coup demonstrators as crowds continue to defy military

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 7:29 AM 10,553 Views 1 Comment

International condemnation of the coup continues to grow.

Thousands of people rally against military coup in Myanmar demanding release of Suu Kyi
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Thousands of people rally against military coup in Myanmar demanding release of Suu Kyi

Feb 7th 2021, 10:44 AM 9,230 Views 17 Comments

Yesterday, new military authorities cut most access to the internet, making Twitter and Instagram inaccessible.

Myanmar junta blocks internet access as protests widen over coup
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Myanmar junta blocks internet access as protests widen over coup

Updated Feb 6th 2021, 10:15 AM 19,203 Views 12 Comments

Since the coup, social media platforms have been major sources of independent news as well as organising tools for protests.

Myanmar military tightens grip on power as key aide of Aung San Suu Kyi arrested
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Myanmar military tightens grip on power as key aide of Aung San Suu Kyi arrested

Feb 5th 2021, 9:40 AM 6,705 Views 2 Comments

Win Htein, aged 79, was detained at his home in Yangon.

Myanmar's generals order access to Facebook be restricted as UN chief says coup must fail
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Myanmar's generals order access to Facebook be restricted as UN chief says coup must fail

Feb 4th 2021, 7:47 AM 7,180 Views 8 Comments

One of the country’s main telecom providers confirmed that authorities ordered it to “temporarily block” Facebook access.

Aung San Suu Kyi charged with possessing illegal walkie-talkies
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Aung San Suu Kyi charged with possessing illegal walkie-talkies

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:37 PM 14,238 Views 10 Comments

The charges against Suu Kyi appear to carry a maximum sentence of two years in prison.

Myanmar generals in firm control after coup as US threatens sanctions
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Myanmar generals in firm control after coup as US threatens sanctions

Feb 2nd 2021, 7:25 AM 9,291 Views 2 Comments

US President Joe Biden led the chorus of global outrage, calling for a quick restoration of democracy.

Explainer: Why has the Myanmar military staged a coup and what happens next?
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Explainer: Why has the Myanmar military staged a coup and what happens next?

Feb 1st 2021, 1:28 PM 17,077 Views 5 Comments

The military today declared it had taken control of the country for one year under a state of emergency.

Coveney 'strongly' condemns military coup in Myanmar and calls for 'immediate' release of Aung San Suu Kyi
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Coveney 'strongly' condemns military coup in Myanmar and calls for 'immediate' release of Aung San Suu Kyi

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 1:09 PM 42,085 Views 56 Comments

The military has declared it had taken control of the country for one year under a state of emergency

Aung San Suu Kyi denies Burma genocide claims at top UN court
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Aung San Suu Kyi denies Burma genocide claims at top UN court

Dec 11th 2019, 1:32 PM 7,461 Views 21 Comments

The former pro-democracy figurehead refuted allegations that the army had killed civilians in 2017.

Galway councillors vote to revoke Freedom of the City from Myanmar's Suu Kyi
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Galway councillors vote to revoke Freedom of the City from Myanmar's Suu Kyi

Feb 11th 2019, 9:34 PM 13,127 Views 38 Comments

Councillors in Dublin rescinded the honour in December 2017.

'Silencing the truth': Journalists to remain in notorious prison after losing appeal
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'Silencing the truth': Journalists to remain in notorious prison after losing appeal

Jan 11th 2019, 11:01 AM 8,323 Views 7 Comments

Reporters Wa Lone (32) and Kyaw Soe Oo (28) were arrested in Yangon in December 2017.

Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour
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Amnesty International strips Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour

Nov 12th 2018, 7:04 PM 25,245 Views 42 Comments

The group revoked the award in light of Suu Kyi’s “betrayal of the values she once stood for”.

Aung San Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail two Reuters reporters
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Aung San Suu Kyi defends court decision to jail two Reuters reporters

Sep 13th 2018, 11:09 AM 15,602 Views 38 Comments

The two Reuters journalists were reporting on the Rohingya crisis.

Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize, committee says
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Aung San Suu Kyi won't be stripped of Nobel Peace Prize, committee says

Aug 29th 2018, 9:44 PM 11,915 Views 26 Comments

The statement came after a damning UN report termed the treatment of the Rohingya people as “genocide”.

Councillors vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the Freedom of Dublin
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Councillors vote to strip Aung San Suu Kyi of the Freedom of Dublin

Dec 13th 2017, 7:29 PM 27,475 Views 79 Comments

Councillors voted in favour of the motion at a council meeting tonight.

U2 write letter supporting the Freedom of Dublin being stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi
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U2 write letter supporting the Freedom of Dublin being stripped from Aung San Suu Kyi

Dec 12th 2017, 6:20 PM 32,041 Views 84 Comments

Councillors are looking at how to remove the award from her.

Aung San Suu Kyi is one step closer to having her Freedom of Dublin stripped
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Aung San Suu Kyi is one step closer to having her Freedom of Dublin stripped

Nov 30th 2017, 12:42 PM 20,091 Views 47 Comments

Councillors are also expected to take the honour from Bob Geldof.

Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis
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Pope Francis arrives in Myanmar amid tense Rohingya crisis

Nov 28th 2017, 7:49 AM 5,842 Views 9 Comments

Ethnic hatred has driven huge numbers of Muslim Rohingya from the country.

Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees
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Myanmar and Bangladesh to sign deal to return thousands of Rohingya refugees

Nov 23rd 2017, 10:59 AM 6,296 Views 25 Comments

More than 620,000 people have poured into Bangladesh since August.

Dublin councillors to examine rules about removing Freedom of the City status
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Dublin councillors to examine rules about removing Freedom of the City status

Nov 14th 2017, 12:57 PM 11,827 Views 63 Comments

Bob Geldof yesterday asked that he have his honour taken away from him.

He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin?
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He admits giving it up is 'a PR stunt', but what happens now to Bob Geldof's Freedom of Dublin?

Nov 13th 2017, 3:44 PM 25,357 Views 110 Comments

Geldof wants the honour to be taken off Aung San Suu Kyi.

Bob Geldof defends decision to return the Freedom of the City of Dublin
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Bob Geldof defends decision to return the Freedom of the City of Dublin

Nov 13th 2017, 10:36 AM 51,554 Views 149 Comments

Geldof says he doesn’t want to be associated with “handmaiden to genocide” Aung San Suu Kyi.

Do you think Bob Geldof is right to return his Freedom of Dublin award?
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Do you think Bob Geldof is right to return his Freedom of Dublin award?

Nov 13th 2017, 9:05 AM 35,923 Views 127 Comments

Geldof said he’s returning the honour in protest against the Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi.

Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers'
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Bob Geldof says Aung San Suu Kyi has become 'one of the great ethnic cleansers'

Oct 5th 2017, 8:32 AM 38,121 Views 94 Comments

Geldof said that the “old traditions have failed us” in a speech in Colombia yesterday.

Facing a barrage of criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN General Assembly
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Facing a barrage of criticism, Aung San Suu Kyi cancels trip to UN General Assembly

Sep 13th 2017, 7:32 AM 13,292 Views 56 Comments

The Nobel Peace Prize winner is being criticised for her failure to speak up for Rohingya Muslims.

UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country
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UN accuses Myanmar of 'ethnic cleansing' as thousands of Rohingyas flee the country

Sep 11th 2017, 11:33 AM 9,050 Views 63 Comments

The UN says 294,000 Rohingya refugees have arrived in Bangladesh to escape violence in Myanmar.

'We could have blood on our hands': Councillors want to take Freedom of Dublin off Aung San Suu Kyi
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'We could have blood on our hands': Councillors want to take Freedom of Dublin off Aung San Suu Kyi

Sep 9th 2017, 12:05 AM 24,379 Views 79 Comments

Councillors across various parties have expressed disappointment in the Myanmar leader’s behaviour.

Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information
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Aung San Suu Kyi finally speaks on Rohingya crisis, blames false information

Sep 6th 2017, 8:36 AM 19,681 Views 83 Comments

Thousands of Myanmar’s Muslim minority community are being forced to flee their home for fear of violence against their people.

Aung San Suu Kyi's party storms to victory despite 'dirty tricks and crackdowns'
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Aung San Suu Kyi's party storms to victory despite 'dirty tricks and crackdowns'

Nov 13th 2015, 9:43 AM 6,850 Views 17 Comments

The landslide win comes five years to the day since Suu Kyi was released from house arrest by the military.

Aung San Suu Kyi's party claims sweeping election victory - but she's still banned from becoming president
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Aung San Suu Kyi's party claims sweeping election victory - but she's still banned from becoming president

Nov 9th 2015, 8:25 PM 14,011 Views 14 Comments

The constitution bars anyone with foreign children from holding the position.

Piece of history for sale as Aung San Suu Kyi's house gate goes up for auction
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Piece of history for sale as Aung San Suu Kyi's house gate goes up for auction

Jan 31st 2015, 4:54 PM 7,311 Views 3 Comments

The seller says he won’t accept bids lower than €177,000.

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