Tag Archives: Myanmar Protest

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 […]

Myanmar Protest: Myanmar generals under renewed pressure after sanctions, mass protest – Times of India

YANGON: Myanmar’s military leaders came under renewed pressure at home and abroad Tuesday, with tightened sanctions from Washington and Brussels, and some of the biggest demonstrations against their rule since they seized power three weeks ago. Authorities have gradually ratcheted up their use of force against a massive and largely peaceful civil disobedience campaign demanding […]

Facebook takes down pages of Myanmar state TV – Times of India

Facebook took down the pages of Myanmar’s state-run television on Monday, a day after the channel had warned anti-coup protesters against taking action and said that confrontation could put lives at risk. “In line with our global policies, we’ve removed the MRTV and MRTV Live Pages from Facebook for repeated violations of our Community Standards, […]

Myanmar coup opponents call for new show of force – Times of India

Opponents of Myanmar’s military coup called for more big protests on Wednesday to show that the army’s assertion of widespread public support for overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and holding new elections was false. They voiced scepticism at the junta’s promise at a news conference on Tuesday that there would be a fair […]