Protest

Protest

8-hr strike in protest of businessman’s murder in Gaibandha

Local residents in Gaibandha began an eight-hour strike on Thursday in protest against the murder of a businessman in the district

8-hr strike in protest of businessman’s murder in Gaibandha

New fighting in east Myanmar displaces around 100,000: UN

Myanmar has been in chaos and its economy paralysed since the generals ousted Aung San Suu Kyi’s government in February, accusing it of fraud during 2020 elections

In this photo taken on 25 May 2021 people displaced from recent fighting between government troops and ethnic rebels in their area, wait for food distribution from a volunteer group while taking refuge at a monastery in Namlan town, in Myanmar's eastern Shan state

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

Google apologises for hurting Kannada sentiments on Search after uproar

Facing a controversy after a Google Search with the keywords “ugliest language in India” showed “Kannada” in the results, Google India said on Thursday that it is not the reflection of the company, ...

Google apologises for hurting Kannada sentiments on Search after uproar

Rohingya Crisis

Foreign secretary calls for probe into Bhasan Char Rohingya demonstration

Rohingya people demonstrated when UNHCR’s Assistant High Commissioner for Protection Gillian Triggs and its Assistant High Commissioner for Operations Raouf Mazou went to Bhasan Char

Foreign secretary calls for probe into Bhasan Char Rohingya demonstration

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

Belarus bans journalists from covering mass protests

Belarusian strongman Alexander Lukashenko on Monday approved legislation that would ban reporters from providing real-time coverage of unauthorised mass events, piling huge pressure on independent ...

Belarusian president Alexander Lukashenko

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

'Let Rozina be strength, let Rozina be light'

Evening has descended in the capital city, but the ever-busy Karwan Bazar remains the same

Prothom Alo Bondhushava organises candlelight vigil demanding release of journalist Rozina Islam on Saturday

Protest to continue until Rozina Islam’s release

Leaders of the journalist community have vowed to continue their protest until the release of Prothom Alo’s senior reporter Rozina Islam

Protest to continue until Rozina Islam’s release
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