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Myanmar Executes 4 Pro-Democracy Activists To Worldwide Outrage

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s government confirmed Monday it had carried out its first executions in nearly 50 years, hanging a…

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Myanmar Junta Shifts Suu Kyi Trial to Prison Venue

(Reuters) – Myanmar’s military rulers have without explanation ordered all legal proceedings against deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to…

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Pleas for Help as Myanmar Awaits High-Profile Executions

(Reuters) – The wife of pro-democracy figure Kyaw Min Yu, sentenced to be executed on the orders of Myanmar’s ruling…

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World

‘Stronger together’: Myanmar, Russia parade military relationship

Myanmar’s military usually marks Armed Forces Day with a grand parade in the country’s capital as commander-in-chief Senior General Min…

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World

US, UK, Canada sanctions target Myanmar air force, ‘arms dealers’

New sanctions imposed as generals who seized power in February 2021 coup continue assault on civilians. The United States, the…

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World

Military committing crimes against humanity in post-coup Myanmar

Fortify Rights says 61 senior police and military officials should be investigated for crackdown on opponents to military rule. Myanmar’s…

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World

Rohingya in Bangladesh welcome US calling repression genocide

Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh have welcomed an announcement by the United States that it considers the violent repression of their…

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World

‘They carry me on their backs and run’

Over the past nine months, Daw Mu Ree has hidden in the forest outside her village to avoid military attacks…

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World

ASEAN envoy meets generals in controversial Myanmar visit

It is not clear whether Prak Sokhonn will meet members of the Natonal Unity Government or detained leader Aung San…

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Politics

U.S. Formally Recognizes Myanmar Committed Genocide Against Rohingya Muslims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Violent repression of the largely Muslim Rohingya population in Myanmar amounts to genocide, U.S. Secretary of State…

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