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Thursday 7 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Yangon

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Shots fired at funeral as Myanmar death toll rises amid bloody protests
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
The UN has condemned the “continuing bloodshed” in Myanmar.
Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days
Earlier, the civilian leader of Myanmar’s government vowed a ‘revolution’ against the junta.
Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues
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
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
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
Demonstrators continue to defy the military authorities.
Thousands of people rally against military coup in Myanmar demanding release of Suu Kyi
Yesterday, new military authorities cut most access to the internet, making Twitter and Instagram inaccessible.
Explosion kills 17 in Burma
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
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.