myanmar armed forces]
PUBLISHED ON APR 13, 2021 04:29 PM IST
The United Nations human rights office said it feared that the military clampdown on protests since the Feb. 1 coup risked escalating into a civil conflict like that seen in Syria and appealed for a halt to the "slaughter".
PUBLISHED ON MAR 29, 2021 07:03 PM IST
Myanmar aircraft carried out three strikes overnight on Sunday, according to Dave Eubank, a member of the Free Burma Rangers, a humanitarian relief agency that delivers medical and other assistance to villagers.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2021 02:24 PM IST
The total documented number of people killed in the unrest stood at 217 but the actual toll was probably much higher, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners activist group said.
By Utpal Parashar | Edited by Abhinav Sahay, Guwahati
UPDATED ON MAR 05, 2021 07:43 AM IST
- A Reuters report quoting unnamed officials stated that at least 19 Myanmarese policemen have crossed over to the Indian side through border areas in Serchip and Champhai districts
Reuters | , Vatican City
PUBLISHED ON MAR 03, 2021 03:41 PM IST
- Pope Francis, speaking at the end of his general audience, appealed directly to Myanmar's military authorities "so that dialogue prevails over repression and harmony over discord".
Reuters | , Singapore
PUBLISHED ON MAR 02, 2021 04:34 PM IST
Lee Hsien Loong said the military will have learned from the past that it was in the country's interests for it to work out an arrangement with an elected civilian government.
ANI | , Naypyitaw
UPDATED ON FEB 03, 2021 08:10 PM IST
- The Myanmar population is pushing for the "Stop Buying Junta Business" campaign, as a sign of support for democracy against dictatorship of the military, also known as the Tatmadaw, and declaration of a one-year state of emergency, Myanmar Times reported.
AP | , Yangon
PUBLISHED ON FEB 03, 2021 05:07 PM IST
- The charges against Suu Kyi appear to carry a maximum sentence of two years in prison. The charge sheets indicate the unregistered walkie-talkies were for use by Suu Kyi’s bodyguards.
Associated Press, United Nations | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON APR 14, 2018 11:55 PM IST
UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres’ report to the Security Council says that many of the almost 700,000 Rohingya Muslims who fled from Myanmar “bear the physical and psychological scars of brutal sexual assault.”