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.
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Htar Htet Htet, an actress and gymnast, posted a picture of herself online carrying a gun.
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
MEA spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said India has urged for the release of political prisoners and supported any attempts to resolve the current situation.
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”.
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.
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
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.
For New Delhi, strategic considerations –read China--trump humanitarian ones
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.
The killings quickly drew international condemnation, with multiple diplomatic missions to Myanmar releasing statements that mentioned the killing of civilians Saturday, including children.
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.
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.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
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.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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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