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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 7,744 Views 9 Comments

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

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 7,560 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 11,321 Views 4 Comments

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

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 5,231 Views 1 Comment

Police in Yangon used tear gas against the protesters.

'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 7,268 Views 4 Comments

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

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 7,799 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.

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 7,746 Views 4 Comments

Demonstrators continue to defy the military authorities.

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 9,235 Views 17 Comments

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

Explosion kills 17 in Burma
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Explosion kills 17 in Burma

Dec 29th 2011, 9:20 AM 915 Views 0 Comments

A fire and several explosions at a state-run warehouse in Burma’s largest city, Rangoon, has killed at least 17 people.

Suu Kyi makes first political trip since being freed from house arrest
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Suu Kyi makes first political trip since being freed from house arrest

Aug 14th 2011, 3:26 PM 125 Views 3 Comments

Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi tested the limits of her freedom by taking her first political trip into the countryside since being released from house arrest.