Tag Archives: Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar charges doctors over civil disobedience protests

A state-run newspaper says Myanmar’s military junta has charged at least 19 medical doctors for participating in civil disobedience protests against the Feb. 1 coup ByThe Associated Press April 15, 2021, 1:30 AM • 2 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article YANGON, Myanmar — Myanmar’s ruling junta has charged at least 19 […]

Reports: Myanmar forces kill 82 in single day in city

Reports from Myanmar say at least 82 people were killed in one day in a crackdown by Myanmar security forces on pro-democracy protesters ByThe Associated Press April 11, 2021, 3:30 AM • 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article YANGON — At least 82 people were killed in one day in a […]

Myanmar’s online pop-up markets raise funds for protest

Many in Myanmar have found a safer, more substantive way to protest the country’s military coup By JERRY HARMER Associated Press April 6, 2021, 6:30 AM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BANGKOK — With security forces in Myanmar having shot dead at least 570 protesters and bystanders in the […]

India condemns violence in Myanmar, urges maximum restraint – Times of India

UNITED NATIONS: India has condemned the violence in Myanmar and condoled the loss of life, as it urged maximum restraint and called for the release of detained leaders. Myanmar’s military toppled the country’s government on February 1 and seized power for one year, detaining top political figures, including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi […]

Myanmar Protests: Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 520 | World News – Times of India

YANGON: The civilian death toll in the Myanmar military‘s crackdown on protesters passed 520 as armed rebel groups on Tuesday threatened the junta with retaliation if the bloodshed does not stop. World powers have ramped up their condemnation of the military’s campaign against the anti-coup movement that is demanding the restoration of the elected government […]

EU targets 11 Myanmar officials over coup, crackdown

The European Union and the United States imposed sanctions Monday on a number of Myanmar officials accused of involvement in the country’s military coup and the ensuing crackdown on protesters ByThe Associated Press March 22, 2021, 9:38 PM • 3 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article BRUSSELS — The European Union and […]

Deadly violence resumes in Myanmar after peaceful protests

YANGON, Myanmar — At least two people protesting last month’s military coup were reported shot and killed by security forces Tuesday after a morning of peaceful marches in parts of Myanmar. Security forces have killed scores of their countrymen in recent days, and the U.N. has put the nationwide death toll at 149 since the […]

Myanmar civilian leader vows ‘revolution’ against junta

MANDALAY, Myanmar — The civilian leader of Myanmar’s government in hiding vowed to continue supporting a “revolution” to oust the military that seized power in last month’s coup, as security forces again met protesters with lethal forces, killing at least seven. Mahn Win Khaing Than, who was named the acting vice president by Myanmar’s ousted […]

Myanmar junta kills more protesters, adds Suu Kyi accusation – Times of India

MANDALAY: Myanmar’s security forces shot to death at least 10 people protesting the military’s coup on Thursday, spurning a UN Security Council appeal to stop using lethal force and as an independent UN expert cited growing evidence of crimes against humanity. The military also lodged a new allegation against the deposed government leader Aung San […]

Myanmar Protest: Three protesters killed in Myanmar, hundreds surrounded by security forces in Yangon | World News – Times of India

Three people were killed in Myanmar on Monday at demonstrations against last month’s military coup, and hundreds of protesters in the main city Yangon pleaded for help after they were cornered by security forces after dark. In a sign of the growing Western outrage at Myanmar’s military, the European Union is preparing to target businesses […]