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Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years
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Myanmar junta chief says new elections will be held in two years

Sun 6:31 PM 8,802 Views 7 Comments

The country has been in turmoil since the army ousted the civilian leader in February.

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 7,087 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 9,604 Views 9 Comments

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

US urges action by UN Security Council on Myanmar coup
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US urges action by UN Security Council on Myanmar coup

Apr 10th 2021, 6:02 PM 9,992 Views 11 Comments

The US wants the UN to issue a resolution to pressure the military junta to restore democracy.

Military limits internet use as Myanmar information blackout worsens
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Military limits internet use as Myanmar information blackout worsens

Apr 9th 2021, 7:15 AM 5,508 Views 3 Comments

Protests against the 1 February coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi are still ongoing.

Myanmar shuts down wireless internet services as coup protests continue
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Myanmar shuts down wireless internet services as coup protests continue

Apr 2nd 2021, 9:44 AM 8,873 Views 15 Comments

Meanwhile, the UN Security Council has strongly condemned the use of violence against peaceful protesters.

Death toll passes 500 in Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters
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Death toll passes 500 in Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters

Mar 30th 2021, 8:12 AM 6,480 Views 8 Comments

World powers have ramped up their condemnation of the military’s campaign against the anti-coup movement.

Shots fired at funeral as Myanmar death toll rises amid bloody protests
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Shots fired at funeral as Myanmar death toll rises amid bloody protests

Mar 29th 2021, 7:19 AM 7,742 Views 9 Comments

A UN human rights expert has accused the junta of committing “mass murder”.

Irish citizens advised to consider leaving Myanmar as protest death toll rises
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Irish citizens advised to consider leaving Myanmar as protest death toll rises

Mar 28th 2021, 9:21 AM 13,140 Views 10 Comments

At least 90 people were killed by security forces yesterday.

Dozens dead in Myanmar protests as coup leader puts on show of force
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Dozens dead in Myanmar protests as coup leader puts on show of force

Updated Mar 27th 2021, 3:08 PM 26,903 Views 41 Comments

The junta warned there could be further deaths if resistance continues.

Doctors protest in Myanmar over coup as crackdown claims more lives
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Doctors protest in Myanmar over coup as crackdown claims more lives

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:07 AM 6,579 Views 1 Comment

Video recorded in Mandalay showed a motorcyclist apparently being shot off his motorbike by police on an empty street.

Police officers fleeing Myanmar seek asylum in India
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Police officers fleeing Myanmar seek asylum in India

Mar 21st 2021, 8:20 AM 15,756 Views 7 Comments

The military crackdown in Myanmar has forced scores of refugees over the border into India.

Myanmar's junta declares martial law after dozens of protesters killed in latest crackdown
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Myanmar's junta declares martial law after dozens of protesters killed in latest crackdown

Mar 15th 2021, 10:14 PM 7,557 Views 4 Comments

The UN has condemned the “continuing bloodshed” in Myanmar.

Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days
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Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days

Updated Mar 14th 2021, 7:28 PM 11,319 Views 4 Comments

Earlier, the civilian leader of Myanmar’s government vowed a ‘revolution’ against the junta.

Four killed as Myanmar forces continue clashes with protesters
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Four killed as Myanmar forces continue clashes with protesters

Mar 13th 2021, 10:05 AM 5,464 Views 7 Comments

More than 70 people are believed to have been killed during the clashes.

UN fears 'crimes against humanity' in Myanmar
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UN fears 'crimes against humanity' in Myanmar

Mar 12th 2021, 7:14 AM 4,866 Views 5 Comments

At least 70 people have reportedly been “murdered” since the 1 February coup.

Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut
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Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut

Mar 9th 2021, 7:08 AM 4,442 Views 8 Comments

Students and other civilians took part in one of many daily protests across the country against the military’s seizure of power last month.

YouTube removes Myanmar army channels as UN meets on coup crisis
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YouTube removes Myanmar army channels as UN meets on coup crisis

Mar 5th 2021, 10:43 PM 9,253 Views 6 Comments

YouTube said it is watching for any further content that might violate its rules.

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 7,665 Views 7 Comments

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

Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues
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Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues

Mar 2nd 2021, 8:48 AM 5,230 Views 1 Comment

Police in Yangon used tear gas against the protesters.

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 11,969 Views 9 Comments

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

Eighteen people dead and journalist in police custody after Myanmar protests
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Eighteen people dead and journalist in police custody after Myanmar protests

Feb 28th 2021, 6:02 PM 7,920 Views 8 Comments

Protesters are demanding that the government of Aung San Suu Kyi be restored to power after being ousted.

Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests
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Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests

Feb 28th 2021, 9:55 AM 5,364 Views 0 Comments

Footage showed protesters in Yangon running away from police as they charged at them.

Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters
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Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters

Feb 27th 2021, 10:48 AM 8,217 Views 5 Comments

Demonstrators had sought to assemble in Yangon and Mandalay.

'We will fight against them until we win': Protests swell in Myanmar in defiance of military threats
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'We will fight against them until we win': Protests swell in Myanmar in defiance of military threats

Feb 22nd 2021, 10:58 AM 7,263 Views 4 Comments

Factories, workplaces and shops were closed across the country today in response to the call for a nationwide strike.

Woman shot during Myanmar protest dies
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Woman shot during Myanmar protest dies

Feb 19th 2021, 8:40 AM 5,543 Views 2 Comments

Mya Thwet Thwet Khine was shot during a demonstration in Naypyitaw on February 9.

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 5,846 Views 0 Comments

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

Largest demonstrations yet as thousands rally in Myanmar against military coup
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Largest demonstrations yet as thousands rally in Myanmar against military coup

Feb 17th 2021, 8:04 AM 7,797 Views 6 Comments

UN special rapporteur Tom Andrews warned that reports of soldiers being brought into Yangon could lead to the situation there spiralling out of control.

Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi
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Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 12:50 PM 8,526 Views 4 Comments

Suu Kyi was ousted in a military coup on 1 February.

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 6,982 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 9,232 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 19,204 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 7,182 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 14,239 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 9,292 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 17,079 Views 5 Comments

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

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