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Myanmar sentences lawmaker from Aung San Suu Kyi’s party to death

Military court finds NLD’s Phyo Zeyar Thaw and activist Kyaw Min Yu guilty under terrorism laws in harshest sentences since…

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Oil giants Total, Chevron exit Myanmar due to human rights abuses

Total said it is exiting Myanmar due to the ‘worsening’ human rights situation and rule of law after the country’s…

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UN seeks Thailand’s help to halt Myanmar crisis deterioration

Discord within ASEAN over how to deal with Myanmar is delaying a crucial meeting of the region’s foreign ministers. A…

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Ousted Myanmar leader Suu Kyi faces five new corruption charges

Five new charges against country’s ousted leader involve the hire, purchase and maintenance of a helicopter used by her government.…

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Voices of concern at ASEAN over Hun Sen’s Myanmar visit

Malaysian foreign minister says that as current chair of ASEAN, Hun Sen should have consulted other member states. Malaysia’s foreign…

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Myanmar military replaces air force chief amid bombing campaign

Maung Maung Kyaw, a general under US sanctions, reportedly removed from the post he had held since 2018. Myanmar’s military…

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US journalist Danny Fenster jailed for 11 years in Myanmar

BREAKING Frontier magazine managing editor has been accused of a range of offences including incitement, sedition and ‘terrorism’. Danny Fenster,…

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Rohingya in Bangladesh camps fear both the police and ARSA

Rohingya refugees living in sprawling camps near Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh say they are caught in the middle of alleged…

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UN Security Council calls for an end to violence in Myanmar

In a rare statement agreed to by all 15 members, the UN Security Council urges Myanmar military to exercise ‘utmost…

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Myanmar charges US journalist with ‘terrorism’, sedition

Latest charges are in addition to the three Danny Fenster already faces, and could see him jailed for life. A…

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