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Military Coup

Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with graft charges

The Myanmar junta has hit deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption charges over claims she accepted illegal payments of gold and more than half a million dollars in cash

Myanmar junta hits Suu Kyi with graft charges

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

Rights bodies appeal to Indonesia not to push back Rohingya

Human rights groups have appealed to Indonesia not to push back the 81 Rohingya refugees who landed on the country’s Aceh coast in a ramshackle boat

Rohingya refugees bathe at a beach in Pulau Idaman, a small island off the coast of East Aceh in northern Sumatra on 5 June 2021, a day after about 80 Rohingya landed their vessel off the Indonesian coast

About 80 Rohingya refugees land off Indonesian coast

A boat filled with dozens of Rohingya, mostly women and children, landed on an island off the Indonesian coast early Friday

About 80 Rohingya refugees land off Indonesian coast

Voluntary Rohingya repatriation in short term looks more challenging: UN

UNHCR called on the international community, including through the recently launched 2021 Joint Response Plan, to continue to support the government of Bangladesh who have taken on a huge ...

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Gillian Triggs (L) and Bangladesh foreign minister A. K. Abdul Momen hold press conference after their meeting in Dhaka on 2 June 2021

Myanmar jails two journalists for 'incitement and spreading false news'

Aung Kyaw is the third DVB journalist and Zaw Zaw is the sixth Mizzima journalist imprisoned since the military's 1 February coup

Myanmar jails two journalists for 'incitement and spreading false news'

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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 excluded from WHO annual meeting

Faced with the dilemma of who to recognise as Myanmar's legitimate representative following February's coup, WHO members opted Wednesday to exclude the country from their annual assembly

Myanmar excluded from WHO annual meeting

Rohingya’s rights to return, citizenship must be respected: UNGA president

Volkan Bozkir mentioned that Bangladesh stepped up at a moment of crisis to uphold the principles of the United Nations when most vulnerable neighbours endured their darkest hour

UNGA's 75th session president Volkan Bozkir delivering his keynote at the Sixth Lecture of the Bangabandhu Lecture Series at Foreign Service Academy, Dhaka on 25 May 2021
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