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Myanmar protesters burn junta leader's images on his birthday

Min Aung Hlaing took power on Feb. 1, overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and cutting short a decade of democratic reforms that had brought Myanmar out of isolation under previous juntas.

By REUTERS
03/07/2021

Myanmar military fails to quell protests four months after coup

Despite a ferocious crackdown by security forces, Myanmar's military is still struggling to impose order after arresting Aung San Suu Kyi and senior leaders of her party.

By REUTERS
01/06/2021

Myanmar security forces arrest prominent leader of anti-coup campaign

State media said a famous actor, Zin Wine, and singer Po Po, both known for their support of the democracy movement, had also been arrested.

By REUTERS
15/04/2021

Myanmar protesters string up women's clothes for protection

Traditionally, walking beneath items used to cover women's private parts is not only bad luck, but emasculating for men in Myanmar.

By REUTERS
06/03/2021

Clashes with protesters continue as UN envoy calls for action in Myanmar

"How much more can we allow the Myanmar military to get away with?" Special Envoy Christine Schraner Burgener told a closed meeting of the 15-member UN Security Council.

By REUTERS
06/03/2021

Israeli drones, European hacking software used in Myanmar coup - NYT

Jerusalem was supposed to end all military exports to Myanmar, after allegations emerged that weaponry was being sold to the army.

Myanmar coup opponents call for new show of force

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson decried the new criminal charge, saying it was "fabricated" by the military.

By REUTERS
17/02/2021

Myanmar police fire into air to disperse protest

At least three people were hurt by rubber bullets in the capital Naypyitaw, a doctor said.

By REUTERS
09/02/2021

Myanmar coup opponents defy bans as protests resume - Watch

The civil disobedience movement, led by hospital workers, has resulted in a plunge in coronavirus tests, official testing figures showed.

By REUTERS
09/02/2021
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