Families plan funerals, kids reported amongst Myanmar lifeless

Monitoring group says three kids amongst 74 killed on Sunday, with 20 extra deaths reported on Monday. The households of dozens of individuals killed throughout anti-coup protests in Myanmar had been getting ready to carry funerals after an evening of candle-lit vigils as a monitoring group mentioned that three kids had been among the many… Continue reading Families plan funerals, kids reported amongst Myanmar lifeless

Myanmar’s parallel gov’t guarantees ‘revolution’ to reverse coup

Acting chief of parallel civilian gov’t says it’s ‘the darkest moment of the nation’ as a number of protesters are killed. The appearing chief of Myanmar’s parallel civilian authorities, appointed by legislators who have been eliminated following an influence seize by the army in February, has promised to pursue a “revolution” to overturn the army… Continue reading Myanmar’s parallel gov’t guarantees ‘revolution’ to reverse coup

Fresh anti-coup protests hit Myanmar after evening of lethal raids

Activists referred to as for extra anti-coup protests in Myanmar on Saturday, the loss of life anniversary of a scholar whose killing in 1988 sparked widespread protests in opposition to the federal government and led to the emergence of Aung San Suu Kyi as a democracy icon. The calls got here following an in a… Continue reading Fresh anti-coup protests hit Myanmar after evening of lethal raids

Fears develop for a whole lot of scholars arrested in Myanmar protests

Yangon, Myanmar – Muhammed Salim’s buddy is well-known at college for being a passionate soccer participant and a robust public speaker. The 20-year-old usually channelled his oratorical presents into activism, even earlier than the Myanmar navy seized energy on February 1. He organised occasions for causes as small as condemning authorities plans to chop timber… Continue reading Fears develop for a whole lot of scholars arrested in Myanmar protests

UN Security Council agrees to sentence violence in Myanmar

The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has unanimously agreed to sentence the violence in opposition to pro-democracy protesters in Myanmar, calling for a reversal of the navy coup that has plunged the nation right into a political disaster since February 1.  “The Security Council strongly condemns the violence against peaceful protestors, including against women, youth and children,”… Continue reading UN Security Council agrees to sentence violence in Myanmar

Myanmar’s army on ‘killing spree’ in opposition to protesters: Amnesty

The Myanmar army is utilizing deadly ways and an arsenal of battlefield weapons to hold out a “killing spree” in opposition to peaceable protesters who oppose the February 1 coup, Amnesty International mentioned on Thursday after analysing video and photographic proof from the previous few weeks of mass protests. The cache of 55 video clips… Continue reading Myanmar’s army on ‘killing spree’ in opposition to protesters: Amnesty

Myanmar generals rent lobbyist as anti-coup protests proceed

Myanmar’s generals have employed a Canadian lobbying agency to assist “explain the real situation” within the nation, as safety forces on Wednesday have been engaged in a standoff on the workers compound of railway employees against the February 1 coup and the United States stated it was “repulsed” by way of deadly pressure towards protesters.… Continue reading Myanmar generals rent lobbyist as anti-coup protests proceed

‘Shoot till they are dead’: Police who fled Myanmar reveal orders

When Tha Peng was ordered to shoot at protesters along with his submachine gun to disperse them within the Myanmar city of Khampat on February 27, the police lance corporal mentioned he refused to take action. “The next day, an officer called to ask me if I will shoot,” he mentioned. The 27-year-old refused once… Continue reading ‘Shoot till they are dead’: Police who fled Myanmar reveal orders

‘Barricaded’ Myanmar protesters depart after tense standoff

Hundreds of Myanmar protesters “barricaded” inside one district within the metropolis of Yangon have been allowed to depart after an in a single day standoff, which noticed police and different authorities troops violently cracking down on anti-government demonstrations, detaining dozens and reportedly breaking into houses to query residents. Activists instructed the Reuters information company on… Continue reading ‘Barricaded’ Myanmar protesters depart after tense standoff

Australia cuts Myanmar army ties amid ‘rising death toll’

Australia was amongst 13 international locations campaigners say have been offering help to army that seized management of Myanmar in a coup. Australia has suspended its defence cooperation programme with Myanmar amid concern in regards to the “escalating violence and rising death toll,” Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne mentioned because the nation’s army steps up… Continue reading Australia cuts Myanmar army ties amid ‘rising death toll’