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.
Myanmar: The United Nations' top expert on human rights in the country said millions of people across the country are imposing personal sanctions by withholding taxes, refusing to pay power bills and boycotting products linked to the military.
As the Myanmar military continues to rule with a hard whip in the country, people have come out to demand sanctions on oil and gas funds, the country's single largest source of foreign currency revenue.
Sources report the first ruling in the trial of the ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been put back by a week. She could spend the rest of her life in prison if convicted of charges including incitement and corruption.
From homophobic propaganda to military justifying brutality, hate speech in Myanmar is still doing rounds on Facebook, even after coming under scrutiny.
Amid the fighting between local defense forces and military in Myanmar, about 37,000 people are displaced in the northwestern region, a United Nations spokesperson said.
Win Htein, an 80-year-old close aide of Aung San Suu Kyi, was the speaker and former member of Parliament who uses a wheelchair and needs constant oxygen support to breathe.
U Win Htein, who is a close confidante of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, was given a 20-year jail term by a special court.
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.
Senior Gen. Min Aung Hlaing blamed groups that were organized to oppose the military takeover for the ongoing deadly unrest in Myanmar.
Andrew Kirkwood, a top UN official in Myanmar was referring to the increasing communal strife, military coup and a 'devastating third wave' of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The plan that calls for stopping violence, constructive dialogue, appointment of an ASEAN special envoy as mediator and humanitarian aid has got ASEAN support.
Myanmar's military seized control of the country in a coup on February 1 after detaining Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi and other leaders of her National League for Democracy (NLD).
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 UN General Assembly on Monday condemned the Myanmar military for staging a coup in the country on February and urged it to respect ‘the people’s will’
Mizoram Police said that as many as 24 politicians and legislators from the neighbouring country have sought refuge in India even since the junta took over Myanmar in February.
ASEAN leaders met Senior Gen Min Aung Hlaing in an emergency summit in Indonesia on Saturday to urge for an end to violence by security forces in Myanmar
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
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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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
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