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Myanmar coup: Civil servants, policemen taking refuge in Mizoram say ready to return and stand with 'our people'
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Myanmar coup: Civil servants, policemen taking refuge in Mizoram say ready to return and stand with 'our people'

The early arrivals have been in Mizoram for more than a month. Their life subsisting thanks to the contributions of well-wishers and their hosts

Myanmar protests: Civilian toll climbs past 700 as junta continues brutal crackdown on dissent
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Myanmar protests: Civilian toll climbs past 700 as junta continues brutal crackdown on dissent

Myawaddy Bank's biggest branch in Mandalay was targeted on Sunday morning and a security guard was injured in the explosion, according to local media

Myanmar youth battle internet shutdown with Molotov, an explosive underground newsletter
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Myanmar youth battle internet shutdown with Molotov, an explosive underground newsletter

Thirty-year-old Lynn Thant, not his real name, started the underground newsletter and gave it the edgy name Molotov to appeal to young people.

Rohingya detained in Jammu not to be deported to Myanmar without due process, says Supreme Court
India

Rohingya detained in Jammu not to be deported to Myanmar without due process, says Supreme Court

On 6 March, 168 Rohingya found living illegally in Jammu during a verification drive were shifted to a holding centre

Myanmar actor who backed anti-coup protests arrested as junta hunts 120 celebrities amid crackdown on dissent
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Myanmar actor who backed anti-coup protests arrested as junta hunts 120 celebrities amid crackdown on dissent

Paing Takhon, 24 — a star in both Myanmar and neighbouring Thailand — has been active in the protest movement both in person at rallies and through his massive social media following.

Amid Myanmar military coup, online pop-up markets raise funds for protests, rouse political consciousness among citizens
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Amid Myanmar military coup, online pop-up markets raise funds for protests, rouse political consciousness among citizens

Everything from clothes and toys, to music lessons and outdoor adventures are on sale. Proceeds from the virtual rummage sales go to the protest movement’s shadow government and other related political causes.

Myanmar protesters paint anti-coup messages on Easter eggs; Pope Francis expresses solidarity
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Myanmar protesters paint anti-coup messages on Easter eggs; Pope Francis expresses solidarity

Pictures on social media showed eggs adorned with Suu Kyi's likeness and three-finger salutes, a symbol of the resistance, while others said 'save our people' and 'democracy'

Myanmar coup: At UN, India calls for release of detained leaders, urges military to exercise 'maximum restraint'
India

Myanmar coup: At UN, India calls for release of detained leaders, urges military to exercise 'maximum restraint'

India's TS Tirumurti said that the situation should be resolved peacefully, and urged world leaders to carry out 'greater engagement' with the ruling regime

Myanmar military, aiming to silence protests and protesters, now sets its sights on journalists
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Myanmar military, aiming to silence protests and protesters, now sets its sights on journalists

With mobile communications blocked, Facebook banned and nightly internet shutdowns, Myanmar’s mainstream media has come to rely on citizen journalists for videos and news tips

Myanmar coup: Toll rises to 520; airstrikes against ethnic rebels stoke fears of civil war
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Myanmar coup: Toll rises to 520; airstrikes against ethnic rebels stoke fears of civil war

Three armed rebel groups in Myanmar are threatening to 'fight back' if the military does not stop killing anti-coup protesters

Myanmar coup: Thousands cross over to Thailand to flee airstrikes, complicating crisis
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Myanmar coup: Thousands cross over to Thailand to flee airstrikes, complicating crisis

Thai prime minister Prayut Chan-o-cha said that the country doesn't want 'mass migration' but that it is preparing for an influx of people

'They see protesters as criminals': Understanding Myanmar's military and its siege mentality
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'They see protesters as criminals': Understanding Myanmar's military and its siege mentality

In this paranoid world, the thumping that Aung San Suu Kyi’s NLD delivered to the military’s proxy party in November’s elections was easily portrayed as electoral fraud

Global condemnation grows after Myanmar security forces open fire on civilians in bloodiest day since coup
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Global condemnation grows after Myanmar security forces open fire on civilians in bloodiest day since coup

The United Nations put Saturday's toll at 107 people, including seven children, but expects it to rise further

Mizoram objects to Centre's hard stance on Myanmar refugees; here are key reasons behind dispute
India

Mizoram objects to Centre's hard stance on Myanmar refugees; here are key reasons behind dispute

Several conflicting factors are at play in the ongoing dispute — including ethnic ties across borders, international relations and concerns about illegal immigration

Five Rohingya feared dead, thousands flee huge blaze at refugee camps in Bangladesh
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Five Rohingya feared dead, thousands flee huge blaze at refugee camps in Bangladesh

The fire at Balukhali camp in Cox's Bazar district broke out in the late afternoon and spread quickly through at least four blocks

In Myanmar's remote southeast, ethnic Karen people flee homes to avoid army's brutal force
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In Myanmar's remote southeast, ethnic Karen people flee homes to avoid army's brutal force

The Karen National Union, the leading political body for the Karen, for now is shouldering all of the displaced people’s basic needs for food, shelter and security.

Myanmar coup: At least 138 pro-democracy protesters killed since 1 Feb, says UN
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Myanmar coup: At least 138 pro-democracy protesters killed since 1 Feb, says UN

UN spokesman Stephane Dujarric said this included 38 people killed on Sunday, the majority in the Hlaing Thayer area of Yangon, Myanmar's largest city

At least 5 protesters killed across Myanmar after deadliest day since coup; toll rises to 120
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At least 5 protesters killed across Myanmar after deadliest day since coup; toll rises to 120

At least 44 protesters were killed on Sunday as security forces cracked down on pro-democracy demonstrations, taking the toll since the coup to more than 120

Myanmar coup: Three protesters killed in Yangon as junta deploys increasing force; over 70 dead so far, says UN
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Myanmar coup: Three protesters killed in Yangon as junta deploys increasing force; over 70 dead so far, says UN

Despite the crackdown, thousands have continued to gather to call for the release of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi — who was detained in the 1 February coup — and a return to democracy

Myanmar coup: Seven protesters killed in Myaing, Yangon; junta accuses Aung San Suu Kyi of corruption
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Myanmar coup: Seven protesters killed in Myaing, Yangon; junta accuses Aung San Suu Kyi of corruption

The UN condemned the junta's increasingly violent crackdown, which has seen more than 60 killed and 2,000 arrested, and even China, a traditional ally, called for "de-escalation" and dialogue