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Myanmar Coup | Women And Children Killed, Bodies Burnt In Christmas Eve Massacre

Dec 26, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

The purported photos of the aftermath of the Christmas Eve massacre in eastern Mo So village, just outside Hpruso township went viral on social media fueling outrage against the military that took power in Myanmar in February.

‘In Politics, Bhakti Or Hero Worship Is A Sure Road To Degradation’

Nov 27, 2021 Malvika Raj

It is this over-a-lakh-word-long document of Constitution of India that ensures guarantees to the underprivileged that those in positions of power remain accountable to the people


Myanmar Military Subjecting Locals To Systematic Torture, Reports Say

Since the coup in Myanmar, the military has been systematically torturing those detained, finds a report highlighting alleged atrocities inside a detention facility of over 9,000 people.

Sudan: Interim PM Hamdok Under House Arrest, Internet Snapped Amid Apparent Coup

Oct 25, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

A possible takeover by the military in Sudan would be a major setback for the African Nation, which has grappled with a transition to democracy since long-time autocrat Omar al-Bashir was toppled by mass protests.


Myanmar Rejects UN General Assembly Resolution Calling For An Arms Embargo

The UN General Assembly on Friday condemned the Myanmar military’s February coup and passed a resolution urging for an arms embargo on the country

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25 May, 2021

Mali: Following Government Reshuffle, Military Arrests Prime Minister, President

Associated Press (AP)

The junta grabbed power in Mali last August after mutinous soldiers encircled the home of the then President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita and fired shots into the air.


25 May, 2021

Myanmar: Ousted Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Makes First In-Person Court Appearance Since Coup

Associated Press (AP)

The Myanmar military ousted Suu Kyi's government after her party won a landslide victory in a general election last November that would have given it a second five-year term in office.


13 May, 2021

Burmese Beauty Queen Picks Up Guns To Bring Down Myanmar Military Junta

Outlook Web Bureau

Htar Htet Htet, an actress and gymnast, posted a picture of herself online carrying a gun.


06 April, 2021

Myanmar Protest: Forces Arrest 60-Year-Old Comedian, Break Up Doctors' March

Associated Press (AP)

According to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, at least 570 protesters and bystanders, including 47 children, have been killed in the crackdown since the takeover


02 April, 2021

We Condemn Any Use Of Violence, Stand For Restoration Of Democracy: MEA On Myanmar Violence

Outlook Web Bureau

MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India has urged for the release of political prisoners and supported any attempts to resolve the current situation.


02 April, 2021

UN Expresses Concern Over Situation In Myanmar, Condemns Deaths Of Protestors

Associated Press (AP)

The press statement followed Wednesday's closed council meeting at which Schraner Burgener warned that Myanmar faces the possibility of civil war “at an unprecedented scale”.


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01 April, 2021

India Condemns Violence In Myanmar, Demands Release Of Leaders

Outlook Web Bureau

Myanmar's military toppled the country's elected government on February 1 and seized power for one year, detaining top political figures, including de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint.


29 March, 2021

Over 1,000 Myanmarese Refugees In Mizoram, 100 Sent Back But Sneak Back In: Officials

Outlook Web Bureau

Many of the people who have crossed the international border to reach Mizoram since the military seized power in Myanmar last month are personnel of the police and fire brigade


29 March, 2021

Airstrikes In Myanmar, Thousand Flee To Neighbouring Thailand

Associated Press (AP)

An estimated 3,000 people crossed the river dividing the two countries into Thailand's Mae Hong Son province following two days of aerial attacks.


28 March, 2021

10 Reasons Why India Is Silent As Myanmar’s Military Murders Protestors

Seema Guha

For New Delhi, strategic considerations –read China--trump humanitarian ones


28 March, 2021

Protest In Myanmar Continues A Day After Military Kills More Than 100

Associated Press (AP)

At least 114 people were killed Saturday as security forces cracked down on protests against the February 1 coup that ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government.


27 March, 2021

Dozens Killed By Myanmar Military, Deadliest Day Since Coup

Associated Press (AP)

The killings quickly drew international condemnation, with multiple diplomatic missions to Myanmar releasing statements that mentioned the killing of civilians Saturday, including children.


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23 March, 2021

Myanmar Unrest: Military Justifies Crackdown On Protesters, Accuses Suu Kyi Of Graft

Associated Press (AP)

In its news conference, the military presented videos of street battles to argue that the demonstrators are violent and that its efforts to stop them are justified.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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