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'Myanmar security forces with rifle grenades kill over 80 protesters'

Myanmar security forces fired rifle grenades at protesters in a town near Yangon on Friday, killing more than 80 people, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) monitoring group and ...

This handout photo taken and released by Dawei Watch on 10 April, 2021 shows protesters holding flags as they march in a demonstration against the military coup in Launglone township in Myanmar's Dawei district

Myanmar's UN envoy urges action against junta

Myanmar's own ambassador to the United Nations (UN) has urged "strong action" against the junta, as reports emerged of scores killed in the military's latest crackdown

Myanmar's UN envoy urges action against junta

Myanmar group compiles junta rights abuse dossier

A group representing Myanmar's ousted civilian government said Wednesday it has gathered 180,000 pieces of evidence showing rights abuses by the junta including torture and extrajudicial killings

Myanmar group compiles junta rights abuse dossier

Pope shares solidarity with Myanmar youth as protesters decorate Easter eggs

Anti-coup demonstrators in Myanmar decorated boiled eggs on Sunday, as Pope Francis in his Easter message expressed solidarity with the country's youth.

Pope shares solidarity with Myanmar youth as protesters decorate Easter eggs

Abandoning Myanmar gas field would hurt workers, cities: Total

Total has come under pressure from rights groups and Myanmar’s parallel civilian government to review its operations amid allegations its payments on taxes were funding the military-controlled state

Police stand in front of Total's headquarters after an Extinction Rebellion protest for Myanmar's military coup victims, in La Defense business district, near Paris, France on 25 March 2021

Myanmar protesters defy crackdown, five killed; junta hunts critics

Myanmar security forces opened fire on pro-democracy protests killing at least five people

Myanmar protesters defy crackdown, five killed; junta hunts critics

India couldn't deport minor Rohingya girl to Myanmar

The girl and her family were among the hundreds of thousands of Rohingya who fled a Myanmar military-led crackdown in 2017 that UN investigators said was carried out with “genocidal intent” - charges ...

A general view of the Rohingya refugee camp after a massive fire broke out two days ago and destroyed thousands of shelters in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, on 24 March 2021

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Protesters urge ‘guerrilla strikes’ as internet blackout widens

Tougher rhetoric has come from the Philippines, Malaysia, Indonesia and Singapore, whose foreign ministers have been meeting separately this week with their counterpart from China, which is among the ...

A man flashes the three-finger salute as he passes burning tires during a protest against the military coup, in Mandalay, Myanmar on 1 April 2021

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China seeks ‘democratic transition’, but no sanctions

China hopes that Myanmar will restore peace, stability and constitutional order as early as possible and continue to steadily advance democratic transition, said ambassador Zhang Jun

In this file photo taken on 20 August 2019, Permanent Representative of China to the United Nations, Zhang Jun, speaks during a United Nations Security Council meeting on the United Nations in New York

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UN envoy urges action to prevent Myanmar ‘civil war’

The UN envoy on Myanmar implored the Security Council to take action Wednesday in the Asian nation’s escalating crisis

This handout from the Karen Information Center taken and released to AFP on 31 March 2021 shows ethnic Karen people taking part in an anti-military coup demonstration in Hlaingbwe township, in eastern Myanmar's Karen state
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