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Movement

Myanmar forces clash with villagers, media report 20 dead

State television news said three “terrorists” had been killed and two arrested at the village of Hlayswe as security forces went to apprehend a man accused of plotting against the state

This screengrab from video posted on 14 April 2021 and received courtesy of an anonymous source via Facebook on 4 June 2021 shows protesters taking part in a poetry reading as part of a demonstration against the military coup in Shwebo

Military Coup

Myanmar fight must go on, says a survivor

The 24-year-old says he joined the nationwide protest movement in the biggest city Yangon, acting as a guard trying to protect demonstrators from security forces during daily pro-democracy marches ...

Ko Phyo, 24, a protester who lost one leg during an anti-coup protest, prepares to take a shower with his two-year-old son Paing Phyo Oo at his home on the outskirts of Yangon, Myanmar, on 24 April 2021

Myanmar

EU denounces junta’s electoral body plan to dissolve Suu Kyi’s NLD

The EU echoed the NLD’s position, underscoring the party’s victory had been confirmed by all independent domestic and international observers

EU denounces junta’s electoral body plan to dissolve Suu Kyi’s NLD

Myanmar junta-appointed electoral body to dissolve Suu Kyi’s NLD

Myanmar Now said the decision was made during a meeting with political parties that was boycotted by many parties including the NLD

A slogan is written on a street as a protest after the coup in Yangon, Myanmar on 21 February 2021. Picture taken with iPhone panoramic mode

Journalist Rozina's abuse, arrest

It’s an attempt to break the spine of investigative journalism

The harassment and physical and mental torture of journalist Rozina Islam, keeping her confined at the secretariat for almost six hours and then filing a lawsuit against her and showing her arrested ...

Prothom Alo’s senior reporter Rozina Islam inside a prison van on 18 May 2021

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Karen guerillas inflict severe casualties on Myanmar troops

The fighting has intensified this month after the Myanmar army launched an offensive against the bases of the Karen National Union after receiving information that they were training and arming ...

This handout photo taken and released by Dawei Watch on 15 May 2021 shows protesters holding signs and flags during a demonstration against the military coup in Dawei

Signs of armed resistance in Myanmar

The 'Federal Army' and few other such groups have now merged into the United Defence Force and hundreds of its new recruits have been undergoing weapons training in camps of ethnic rebel armies like ...

Signs of armed resistance in Myanmar

Myanmar

Parcel bomb blasts kill 5 including ousted lawmaker

The latest blasts were in a village in the southern central part of Myanmar in Western Bago and occurred at around 5:00pm on Monday, the Myanmar Now news portal reported, citing a resident

People protest in Hlaing Township, Yangon, Myanmar on 2 May 2021, in this still image from a video obtained by Reuters

Brahanbaria mayhem: 6 more Hefazat men arrested

Six more people have been arrested in the past 24 hours in connection with last month's mayhem by Hefazat-e-Islam supporters in Brahmanbaria

Hefazat activists allegedly set fire at Sur Samrat Alauddin Sangitangan in Brahmanbaria during the 28 March hartal.

DGHS asks physician to show ID for movement during lockdown

Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS) has sought assistance from the law enforcement agencies to facilitate the movement of physicians and health professionals during the lockdown imposed by ...

DGHS asks physician to show ID for movement during lockdown
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