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# myanmar - Sunday 2 May, 2021

Violence erupts in Myanmar as thousands gather to call for 'spring revolution' against military junta
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Violence erupts in Myanmar as thousands gather to call for 'spring revolution' against military junta

May 2nd 2021, 5:46 PM 9,589 Views 9 Comments

Security forces ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi in a 1 February coup.

# myanmar - Saturday 10 April, 2021

US urges action by UN Security Council on Myanmar coup
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US urges action by UN Security Council on Myanmar coup

Apr 10th 2021, 6:02 PM 9,984 Views 11 Comments

The US wants the UN to issue a resolution to pressure the military junta to restore democracy.

# myanmar - Friday 9 April, 2021

Military limits internet use as Myanmar information blackout worsens
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Military limits internet use as Myanmar information blackout worsens

Apr 9th 2021, 7:15 AM 5,503 Views 3 Comments

Protests against the 1 February coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi are still ongoing.

# myanmar - Friday 2 April, 2021

Myanmar shuts down wireless internet services as coup protests continue
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Myanmar shuts down wireless internet services as coup protests continue

Apr 2nd 2021, 9:44 AM 8,867 Views 15 Comments

Meanwhile, the UN Security Council has strongly condemned the use of violence against peaceful protesters.

# myanmar - Tuesday 30 March, 2021

Death toll passes 500 in Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters
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Death toll passes 500 in Myanmar military's crackdown on protesters

Mar 30th 2021, 8:12 AM 6,468 Views 8 Comments

World powers have ramped up their condemnation of the military’s campaign against the anti-coup movement.

# myanmar - Monday 29 March, 2021

Shots fired at funeral as Myanmar death toll rises amid bloody protests
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Shots fired at funeral as Myanmar death toll rises amid bloody protests

Mar 29th 2021, 7:19 AM 7,741 Views 9 Comments

A UN human rights expert has accused the junta of committing “mass murder”.

# myanmar - Sunday 28 March, 2021

Irish citizens advised to consider leaving Myanmar as protest death toll rises
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Irish citizens advised to consider leaving Myanmar as protest death toll rises

Mar 28th 2021, 9:21 AM 13,126 Views 10 Comments

At least 90 people were killed by security forces yesterday.

# myanmar - Saturday 27 March, 2021

Dozens dead in Myanmar protests as coup leader puts on show of force
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Dozens dead in Myanmar protests as coup leader puts on show of force

Updated Mar 27th 2021, 3:08 PM 26,895 Views 41 Comments

The junta warned there could be further deaths if resistance continues.

# myanmar - Monday 22 March, 2021

Doctors protest in Myanmar over coup as crackdown claims more lives
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Doctors protest in Myanmar over coup as crackdown claims more lives

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:07 AM 6,573 Views 1 Comment

Video recorded in Mandalay showed a motorcyclist apparently being shot off his motorbike by police on an empty street.

# myanmar - Sunday 21 March, 2021

Police officers fleeing Myanmar seek asylum in India
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Police officers fleeing Myanmar seek asylum in India

Mar 21st 2021, 8:20 AM 15,750 Views 7 Comments

The military crackdown in Myanmar has forced scores of refugees over the border into India.

# myanmar - Monday 15 March, 2021

Myanmar's junta declares martial law after dozens of protesters killed in latest crackdown
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Myanmar's junta declares martial law after dozens of protesters killed in latest crackdown

Mar 15th 2021, 10:14 PM 7,553 Views 4 Comments

The UN has condemned the “continuing bloodshed” in Myanmar.

# myanmar - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days
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Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days

Updated Mar 14th 2021, 7:28 PM 11,314 Views 4 Comments

Earlier, the civilian leader of Myanmar’s government vowed a ‘revolution’ against the junta.

# myanmar - Saturday 13 March, 2021

Four killed as Myanmar forces continue clashes with protesters
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Four killed as Myanmar forces continue clashes with protesters

Mar 13th 2021, 10:05 AM 5,464 Views 7 Comments

More than 70 people are believed to have been killed during the clashes.

# myanmar - Friday 12 March, 2021

UN fears 'crimes against humanity' in Myanmar
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UN fears 'crimes against humanity' in Myanmar

Mar 12th 2021, 7:14 AM 4,866 Views 5 Comments

At least 70 people have reportedly been “murdered” since the 1 February coup.

# myanmar - Tuesday 9 March, 2021

Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut
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Myanmar protesters defy curfew as media outlets ordered to shut

Mar 9th 2021, 7:08 AM 4,442 Views 8 Comments

Students and other civilians took part in one of many daily protests across the country against the military’s seizure of power last month.

# myanmar - Friday 5 March, 2021

YouTube removes Myanmar army channels as UN meets on coup crisis
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YouTube removes Myanmar army channels as UN meets on coup crisis

Mar 5th 2021, 10:43 PM 9,247 Views 6 Comments

YouTube said it is watching for any further content that might violate its rules.

# myanmar - Wednesday 3 March, 2021

Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day
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Myanmar security forces fire at protesters as UN says 38 dead in 'bloodiest' day

Mar 3rd 2021, 8:15 PM 7,660 Views 7 Comments

The junta has ignored the global condemnation, responding to the uprising with escalating strength.

# myanmar - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues
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Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues

Mar 2nd 2021, 8:48 AM 5,229 Views 1 Comment

Police in Yangon used tear gas against the protesters.

# myanmar - Monday 1 March, 2021

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi hit with two new criminal charges
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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi hit with two new criminal charges

Mar 1st 2021, 6:18 PM 11,962 Views 9 Comments

Suu Kyi has not been seen in public since being detained on 1 February.

# myanmar - Sunday 28 February, 2021

Eighteen people dead and journalist in police custody after Myanmar protests
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Eighteen people dead and journalist in police custody after Myanmar protests

Feb 28th 2021, 6:02 PM 7,909 Views 8 Comments

Protesters are demanding that the government of Aung San Suu Kyi be restored to power after being ousted.

Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests
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Police in Myanmar intensify use of force at anti-coup protests

Feb 28th 2021, 9:55 AM 5,364 Views 0 Comments

Footage showed protesters in Yangon running away from police as they charged at them.

# myanmar - Saturday 27 February, 2021

Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters
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Myanmar police escalate crackdown on coup protesters

Feb 27th 2021, 10:48 AM 8,214 Views 5 Comments

Demonstrators had sought to assemble in Yangon and Mandalay.

# myanmar - Monday 22 February, 2021

'We will fight against them until we win': Protests swell in Myanmar in defiance of military threats
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'We will fight against them until we win': Protests swell in Myanmar in defiance of military threats

Feb 22nd 2021, 10:58 AM 7,251 Views 4 Comments

Factories, workplaces and shops were closed across the country today in response to the call for a nationwide strike.

# myanmar - Friday 19 February, 2021

Woman shot during Myanmar protest dies
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Woman shot during Myanmar protest dies

Feb 19th 2021, 8:40 AM 5,543 Views 2 Comments

Mya Thwet Thwet Khine was shot during a demonstration in Naypyitaw on February 9.

# myanmar - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Police rampage targets striking railway workers in Myanmar as protests continue
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Police rampage targets striking railway workers in Myanmar as protests continue

Feb 18th 2021, 12:24 PM 5,845 Views 0 Comments

Opponents of the coup are also urging foreign businesses to cut their ties to Myanmar operations they believe benefit the military.

# myanmar - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Largest demonstrations yet as thousands rally in Myanmar against military coup
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Largest demonstrations yet as thousands rally in Myanmar against military coup

Feb 17th 2021, 8:04 AM 7,796 Views 6 Comments

UN special rapporteur Tom Andrews warned that reports of soldiers being brought into Yangon could lead to the situation there spiralling out of control.

# myanmar - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi
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Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi

Updated Feb 16th 2021, 12:50 PM 8,525 Views 4 Comments

Suu Kyi was ousted in a military coup on 1 February.

# myanmar - Monday 15 February, 2021

Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops
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Fresh protests in Myanmar after junta cuts off internet, deploys troops

Feb 15th 2021, 7:35 AM 6,978 Views 1 Comment

The country’s new military leadership has so far been unmoved by a torrent of international condemnation.

# myanmar - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Tensions mount in Myanmar as protesters step in to prevent arrest of anti-coup activists
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Tensions mount in Myanmar as protesters step in to prevent arrest of anti-coup activists

Feb 13th 2021, 11:22 AM 7,739 Views 4 Comments

Demonstrators continue to defy the military authorities.

# myanmar - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence
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Myanmar protesters return to streets despite police violence

Feb 10th 2021, 8:16 AM 4,756 Views 4 Comments

Protesters are calling for power to be restored to Aung San Suu Kyi’s deposed civilian government.

# myanmar - Tuesday 9 February, 2021

Police fire rubber bullets at anti-coup demonstrators as crowds continue to defy military
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Police fire rubber bullets at anti-coup demonstrators as crowds continue to defy military

Updated Feb 9th 2021, 7:29 AM 10,553 Views 1 Comment

International condemnation of the coup continues to grow.

# myanmar - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Thousands of people rally against military coup in Myanmar demanding release of Suu Kyi
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Thousands of people rally against military coup in Myanmar demanding release of Suu Kyi

Feb 7th 2021, 10:44 AM 9,228 Views 17 Comments

Yesterday, new military authorities cut most access to the internet, making Twitter and Instagram inaccessible.

# myanmar - Saturday 6 February, 2021

Myanmar junta blocks internet access as protests widen over coup
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Myanmar junta blocks internet access as protests widen over coup

Updated Feb 6th 2021, 10:15 AM 19,203 Views 12 Comments

Since the coup, social media platforms have been major sources of independent news as well as organising tools for protests.

# myanmar - Friday 5 February, 2021

Myanmar military tightens grip on power as key aide of Aung San Suu Kyi arrested
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Myanmar military tightens grip on power as key aide of Aung San Suu Kyi arrested

Feb 5th 2021, 9:40 AM 6,705 Views 2 Comments

Win Htein, aged 79, was detained at his home in Yangon.

# myanmar - Thursday 4 February, 2021

Myanmar's generals order access to Facebook be restricted as UN chief says coup must fail
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Myanmar's generals order access to Facebook be restricted as UN chief says coup must fail

Feb 4th 2021, 7:47 AM 7,175 Views 8 Comments

One of the country’s main telecom providers confirmed that authorities ordered it to “temporarily block” Facebook access.

# myanmar - Wednesday 3 February, 2021

Aung San Suu Kyi charged with possessing illegal walkie-talkies
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Aung San Suu Kyi charged with possessing illegal walkie-talkies

Feb 3rd 2021, 12:37 PM 14,233 Views 10 Comments

The charges against Suu Kyi appear to carry a maximum sentence of two years in prison.

# myanmar - Tuesday 2 February, 2021

Myanmar generals in firm control after coup as US threatens sanctions
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Myanmar generals in firm control after coup as US threatens sanctions

Feb 2nd 2021, 7:25 AM 9,289 Views 2 Comments

US President Joe Biden led the chorus of global outrage, calling for a quick restoration of democracy.

# myanmar - Monday 1 February, 2021

Explainer: Why has the Myanmar military staged a coup and what happens next?
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Explainer: Why has the Myanmar military staged a coup and what happens next?

Feb 1st 2021, 1:28 PM 17,069 Views 5 Comments

The military today declared it had taken control of the country for one year under a state of emergency.

Coveney 'strongly' condemns military coup in Myanmar and calls for 'immediate' release of Aung San Suu Kyi
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Coveney 'strongly' condemns military coup in Myanmar and calls for 'immediate' release of Aung San Suu Kyi

Updated Feb 1st 2021, 1:09 PM 42,060 Views 56 Comments

The military has declared it had taken control of the country for one year under a state of emergency

# myanmar - Thursday 29 August, 2019

Migrant workers sentenced to death over Thailand murder of British backpackers lose appeal
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Migrant workers sentenced to death over Thailand murder of British backpackers lose appeal

Aug 29th 2019, 1:59 PM 29,166 Views 20 Comments

Zaw Lin and Win Zaw Tun were found guilty of the brutal murder in 2014.

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