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Myanmar Protest: Detained BBC Journalist Aung Thura Freed

Mar 22, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Arrests of media workers have been part of the Myanmar military’s intensifying efforts to choke off information about resistance to the February 1 coup.

Explained: Here’s How Imposition Of Martial Law Will Impact Anti-Coup Protests In Myanmar

Mar 15, 2021 Associated Press (AP)

Martial law supersedes all other law, allowing the military total authority over the specified area, including administrative, judicial and law enforcement functions.

Junta Imposes Martial Law In Parts Of Myanmar City As Protesters Continue To Die

At least 38 people were killed Sunday and dozens were injured in one of the deadliest days of the crackdown in Yangon

Take Action Against Myanmar Citizens Entering India: Centre To 4 Northeast States

Mar 13, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

Ever since the military took over Myanmar, as many as 16 people from the coup-crippled nation have entered India through Mizoram, officials said

Myanmar Violence: US Offers Temporary Legal Residency To People From Coup-Crippled Nation

US Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said the temporary protected status would last for 18 months.

13 March, 2021

Geopolitical Interests Let Down The Besieged People Of Coup-Crippled Myanmar

V Venkateswara Rao

India was nuanced in its response, presumably to protect its own security interests in the Northeast; China has a growing economic clout and geopolitical interests in Myanmar

11 March, 2021

Myanmar Junta Rejects UN Appeal, Kills More Protesters

Associated Press (AP)

The military also lodged a new allegation against Aung San Suu Kyi, the elected leader it ousted on February 1.

09 March, 2021

Watch: Kill Me, Spare The Kids, Myanmar Nun Pleads With Military

Outlook Web Bureau

'I knelt down... begging them not to shoot and torture the children, but to shoot me and kill me instead,' the nun was quoted as saying

06 March, 2021

Myanmar Urges Mizoram To Send Back 8 Officers Who Fled Coup-Hit Country

Outlook Web Bureau

Myanmar has asked for 'handover of eight police personnel who fled the neighbouring country and entered India to take refuge from last month's military coup

06 March, 2021

Closely Monitoring Developments In Myanmar, Yet To Probe Reports Of Cross-Border Intrusions: MEA

Outlook Web Bureau

Ever since Myanmar witnessed a military coup in February, 16 people from the neighbouring country have crossed the Indian border and taken refuge in Mizoram, reports claimed

05 March, 2021

Myanmar Protest: Junta Intensifies Action On Protestors, Expected To Get Worse

Associated Press (AP)

The new junta's security forces have killed several agitators, jailed journalists or anyone capable of voicing an opinion and has limited legal protections


03 March, 2021

Myanmar Security Forces Use Live Ammunition, Kill At Least 6 Protesters

Associated Press (AP)

Multiple reports from several cities and towns, difficult to independently confirm, said police used live ammunition as well as tear gas and rubber bullets to violently disperse protesters.

02 March, 2021

Restoring Democracy: New US Envoy Urges To Ramp Up Pressure On Myanmar Military

Associated Press (AP)

A month ago, Security Council strongly backed return to democracy in Myanmar and calling for the immediate release of detainees including Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi

28 February, 2021

Myanmar: Police Arrests Many As Civilians Protest Against Military Rule

Associated Press (AP)

The violence erupted early morning when medical students were marching in Yangon's streets near the Hledan Center intersection

20 February, 2021

Two Protestors Shot Dead By Police In Myanmar

Associated Press (AP)

As anti-coup protests surge in Myanmar, two people have been killed in police firing

17 February, 2021

Mass Anti-Coup Demonstrations Rock Myanmar

Associated Press (AP)

The new wave of protests come just a day after junta leaders had declared that the anti-coup demonstrations were dying down in the country

14 February, 2021

Anti-Coup Protests In Myanmar Soar, Large Demonstrations In Major Cities

Associated Press (AP)

Eight days of street demonstrations are estimated to have drawn hundreds of thousands of people to the streets despite the threat of six months' imprisonment.


09 February, 2021

Myanmar: Military Unlikely To Be Cowed Down By Threats Of Sanctions

Seema Guha

The US and its European allies have condemned the coup by the military and have warned of imposing sanctions

Photo Gallery

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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