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Myanmar

Minorities protest in show of unity against coup

Myanmar has experienced insurgencies by ethnic minority factions since shortly after its independence from Britain in 1948 and the army has long held itself to be the only institution capable of ...

Minorities protest in show of unity against coup

Military Coup

Myanmar protester shot in head last week dies: Hospital

Since she was shot, Mya Thwate Thwate Khaing has become a symbol of resistance for protesters, who have wielded massive banners portraying her likeness during demonstrations calling for justice

Myanmar protester shot in head last week dies: Hospital

Myanmar

Warrants issued for 6 celebrities as protesters gather again

The street marches have been more peaceful than the bloodily suppressed demonstrations seen during an earlier half century of army rule, but they and the civil disobedience movement have had a ...

Demonstrators protest against the military coup in Yangon, Myanmar, on 17 February 2021

Myanmar

Hacktivists target govt sites as protesters jam Yangon roads

Hackers attacked Myanmar government websites Thursday to protest against the military coup, as the junta pressed on with its attempts to stymie nationwide opposition with internet blockades and troop ...

Protesters hold up signs during a demonstration against the military coup in Yangon on 18 February 2021

Myanmar

Opposition to military regime grows as UN demands Suu Kyi’s release

Crowds defied overnight curfews to mass on the streets as night fell, hours after finishing a seventh straight day of rallies, following rumours that police were preparing to launch a fresh wave of ...

Opposition to military regime grows as UN demands Suu Kyi’s release

Myanmar

Protests continue for fifth day, Biden approves sanctions against generals

US president Joe Biden on Wednesday approved an executive order for new sanctions on those responsible for the coup, and repeated demands for the generals to give up power and free civilian leaders

Protests continue for fifth day, Biden approves sanctions against generals

Interview: Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq

National sentiment no longer exists in Bangladesh

Educationist and thinker Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq is Ahmad Sharif chair professor of Dhaka University’s Bangla department. He talked to Sohrab Hassan of Prothom Alo about the socioeconomic and cultural ...

Abul Kashem Fazlul Huq

Myanmar Coup

Military tightens grip as protests enter fifth day

Soldiers raided and ransacked the headquarters of detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party after dark on Tuesday, after police shot water cannon, tear gas and rubber bullets in a sudden escalation of ...

People protest against the military coup and to demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, outside the Japanese Embassy in Yangon, Myanmar, on 10 February 2021

Myanmar

Military rule will be different this time: Coup leader

Orders covering parts of Yangon, Mandalay and other areas banned people from protesting or gathering in groups of more than five, and imposing an 8:00pm to 4:00am curfew

Police fire water cannons at protesters as they continue to demonstrate against the February 1 military coup in the capital Naypyidaw on 9 February 2021

Myanmar coup

Civil disobedience as anti-coup protests ring out in Yangon

In the biggest public display of anger so far, people in Yangon banged on pots and pans and honked car horns and chanted “evil be gone”

Civil disobedience as anti-coup protests ring out in Yangon
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