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#Myanmar

# myanmar - Tuesday 20 September, 2022

At least 11 schoolchildren killed in Myanmar air strike, UNICEF says
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

At least 11 schoolchildren killed in Myanmar air strike, UNICEF says

Sep 20th 2022, 10:40 PM 9,544 Views 0 Comments

At least 15 children from the same school are still missing.

At least eleven children killed in Myanmar junta attack on village
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

At least eleven children killed in Myanmar junta attack on village

Sep 20th 2022, 9:02 AM 8,397 Views 5 Comments

Myanmar has been ruled by a military junta since a coup triggered mass peaceful protests nationwide.

# myanmar - Friday 2 September, 2022

Myanmar's Suu Kyi sentenced to three years for 'electoral fraud'
# Aung San Suu Kyi
# Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar's Suu Kyi sentenced to three years for 'electoral fraud'

Sep 2nd 2022, 8:36 AM 7,791 Views 11 Comments

Journalists have been barred from proceedings in the military-built capital Naypyidaw.

# myanmar - Monday 25 July, 2022

Myanmar military junta executes four political prisoners
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar military junta executes four political prisoners

Updated Jul 25th 2022, 9:54 PM 19,890 Views 11 Comments

The executions were carried out despite international calls for clemency.

# myanmar - Wednesday 27 April, 2022

Former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to five years in prison
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Former Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to five years in prison

Apr 27th 2022, 7:09 AM 14,191 Views 12 Comments

She has already been sentenced to six years imprisonment in other cases and faces ten more corruption charges.

# myanmar - Monday 14 February, 2022

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi goes on trial over ‘election fraud’
# On Trial
# On Trial

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi goes on trial over ‘election fraud’

Feb 14th 2022, 5:25 PM 6,043 Views 0 Comments

The army seized power and arrested Ms Suu Kyi in February last year.

# myanmar - Tuesday 1 February, 2022

Dozens arrested to suppress protests on Myanmar coup anniversary
# Arrests
# Arrests

Dozens arrested to suppress protests on Myanmar coup anniversary

Feb 1st 2022, 7:12 AM 6,960 Views 5 Comments

Opponents of military rule in the country have called for a “Silent Strike” aimed at emptying the streets of Myanmar’s cities and towns.

# myanmar - Monday 31 January, 2022

Over 1,000 people likely killed in war crimes and crimes against humanity since Myanmar coup
# Violence
# Violence

Over 1,000 people likely killed in war crimes and crimes against humanity since Myanmar coup

Jan 31st 2022, 8:30 PM 8,428 Views 2 Comments

UN investigators are working to substantiate who may be responsible for any crimes committed

# myanmar - Thursday 30 December, 2021

Myanmar junta court jails close aides of ousted leader
# Sentenced
# Sentenced

Myanmar junta court jails close aides of ousted leader

Dec 30th 2021, 9:34 AM 5,945 Views 5 Comments

The country has been in turmoil since February when generals deposed the civilian government.

# myanmar - Tuesday 28 December, 2021

Save the Children staff confirmed dead in Myanmar massacre
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Save the Children staff confirmed dead in Myanmar massacre

Dec 28th 2021, 5:11 PM 37,432 Views 17 Comments

Photos of the attack have spread on social media in Myanmar, fuelling outrage against the military.

# myanmar - Monday 27 December, 2021

Myanmar court postpones verdicts in second case against Aung San Suu Kyi
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar court postpones verdicts in second case against Aung San Suu Kyi

Dec 27th 2021, 9:25 AM 10,166 Views 0 Comments

The ousted leader is accused of illegally importing and possessing walkie-talkies.

# myanmar - Wednesday 22 December, 2021

One dead and at least 70 missing after landslide at Myanmar jade mine
# Disaster
# Disaster

One dead and at least 70 missing after landslide at Myanmar jade mine

Dec 22nd 2021, 8:16 AM 7,611 Views 0 Comments

The disaster struck at a mine close to the Chinese border.

# myanmar - Friday 10 December, 2021

Myanmar government denies massacre reports as opponents stage ‘silent strike’
# Sagaing Massacre
# Sagaing Massacre

Myanmar government denies massacre reports as opponents stage ‘silent strike’

Dec 10th 2021, 12:40 PM 5,671 Views 1 Comment

Soldiers are alleged to have rounded up and killed 11 civilians whose charred bodies were later discovered by fellow villagers.

# myanmar - Monday 6 December, 2021

Myanmar court sentences ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison
# Junta
# Junta

Myanmar court sentences ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four years in prison

Dec 6th 2021, 6:57 AM 17,286 Views 13 Comments

The ruling is the first in a series of cases brought against the 76-year-old since the army seized power on 1 February.

# myanmar - Tuesday 16 November, 2021

Aung San Suu Kyi to be prosecuted for ‘electoral fraud’ in Myanmar
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi to be prosecuted for ‘electoral fraud’ in Myanmar

Nov 16th 2021, 9:25 AM 9,477 Views 0 Comments

Allegations of electoral fraud were the main reason cited by the military for its 1 February seizure of power.

# myanmar - Saturday 30 October, 2021

Army shelling in Myanmar blamed for destruction of 160 buildings in town
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Army shelling in Myanmar blamed for destruction of 160 buildings in town

Oct 30th 2021, 4:47 PM 10,014 Views 2 Comments

The army seized power in February from the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, but has failed to quell the widespread resistance.

# myanmar - Friday 22 October, 2021

Myanmar torn by armed conflict and becoming a failed state, says UN envoy
# Myanmar
# Myanmar

Myanmar torn by armed conflict and becoming a failed state, says UN envoy

Oct 22nd 2021, 10:46 AM 6,533 Views 6 Comments

Christine Schraner Burgener said fighting between the ruling army and different factions was increasing across the country.

# myanmar - Sunday 1 August, 2021

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

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

Aug 1st 2021, 6:31 PM 8,883 Views 7 Comments

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

# myanmar - Monday 14 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 14th 2021, 1:45 PM 7,184 Views 0 Comments

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

# myanmar - Sunday 2 May, 2021

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

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

May 2nd 2021, 5:46 PM 9,634 Views 9 Comments

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

# myanmar - Saturday 10 April, 2021

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

US urges action by UN Security Council on Myanmar coup

Apr 10th 2021, 6:02 PM 10,021 Views 11 Comments

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

# myanmar - Friday 9 April, 2021

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

Military limits internet use as Myanmar information blackout worsens

Apr 9th 2021, 7:15 AM 5,533 Views 3 Comments

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

# myanmar - Friday 2 April, 2021

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

Myanmar shuts down wireless internet services as coup protests continue

Apr 2nd 2021, 9:44 AM 8,892 Views 15 Comments

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

# myanmar - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 30th 2021, 8:12 AM 6,518 Views 8 Comments

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

# myanmar - Monday 29 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 29th 2021, 7:19 AM 7,767 Views 9 Comments

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

# myanmar - Sunday 28 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 28th 2021, 9:21 AM 13,202 Views 10 Comments

At least 90 people were killed by security forces yesterday.

# myanmar - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Dozens dead in Myanmar protests as coup leader puts on show of force
# Min Aung Hlaing
# Min Aung Hlaing

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

Updated Mar 27th 2021, 3:08 PM 26,979 Views 41 Comments

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

# myanmar - Monday 22 March, 2021

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

Doctors protest in Myanmar over coup as crackdown claims more lives

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:07 AM 6,598 Views 1 Comment

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

# myanmar - Sunday 21 March, 2021

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

Police officers fleeing Myanmar seek asylum in India

Mar 21st 2021, 8:20 AM 15,778 Views 7 Comments

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

# myanmar - Monday 15 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 15th 2021, 10:14 PM 7,585 Views 4 Comments

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

# myanmar - Sunday 14 March, 2021

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

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

Updated Mar 14th 2021, 7:28 PM 11,347 Views 4 Comments

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

# myanmar - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Four killed as Myanmar forces continue clashes with protesters
# Anti-Coup
# Anti-Coup

Four killed as Myanmar forces continue clashes with protesters

Mar 13th 2021, 10:05 AM 5,484 Views 7 Comments

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

# myanmar - Friday 12 March, 2021

UN fears 'crimes against humanity' in Myanmar
# Military Crackdown
# Military Crackdown

UN fears 'crimes against humanity' in Myanmar

Mar 12th 2021, 7:14 AM 4,882 Views 5 Comments

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

# myanmar - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

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

Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut

Mar 9th 2021, 7:08 AM 4,457 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.

# myanmar - Friday 5 March, 2021

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

YouTube removes Myanmar army channels as UN meets on coup crisis

Mar 5th 2021, 10:43 PM 9,275 Views 6 Comments

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

# myanmar - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 3rd 2021, 8:15 PM 7,703 Views 7 Comments

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

# myanmar - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

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

Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues

Mar 2nd 2021, 8:48 AM 5,241 Views 1 Comment

Police in Yangon used tear gas against the protesters.

# myanmar - Monday 1 March, 2021

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

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

Mar 1st 2021, 6:18 PM 12,004 Views 9 Comments

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

# myanmar - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Eighteen people dead and journalist in police custody after Myanmar protests
# Anti-Coup
# Anti-Coup

Eighteen people dead and journalist in police custody after Myanmar protests

Feb 28th 2021, 6:02 PM 7,936 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
# Clashes
# Clashes

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

Feb 28th 2021, 9:55 AM 5,379 Views 0 Comments

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

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