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Crowds descend on Yangon streets to protest Myanmar coup, day after at least 18 died in clashes with police
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Crowds descend on Yangon streets to protest Myanmar coup, day after at least 18 died in clashes with police

The Assistance Association for Political Prisoners reported that as many as 1,000 people, apart from several journalists, were detained on Sunday

Myanmar military deploys digital arsenal of surveillance and repression in crackdown
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Myanmar military deploys digital arsenal of surveillance and repression in crackdown

The assembly of Myanmar’s modern surveillance State has depended partly on patrons like China and Russia that have few qualms about equipping authoritarians

Myanmar coup: Suu Kyi hit with two new charges; accused of inciting public unrest, violating communications laws
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Myanmar coup: Suu Kyi hit with two new charges; accused of inciting public unrest, violating communications laws

The ousted leader was already facing obscure criminal charges for possessing unlicensed walkie-talkies, as well as violating COVID19 restrictions by staging a campaign event during last year's election

Myanmar coup: At least six protesters shot dead in bloodiest action so far as police intensify crackdown
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Myanmar coup: At least six protesters shot dead in bloodiest action so far as police intensify crackdown

The junta is battling to contain a massive street movement demanding it yield power and releases ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained along with top political allies on 1 February

Myanmar's UN envoy fired for denouncing junta as crackdown on dissenters continue
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Myanmar's UN envoy fired for denouncing junta as crackdown on dissenters continue

News of Kyaw Moe Tun's removal follows a day of mass arrests by Myanmar's security forces as the country enters its fourth week of daily protests against the generals' grip on power

Myanmar forces escalate crackdown on protesters; UN envoy opposes coup in dramatic speech
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Myanmar forces escalate crackdown on protesters; UN envoy opposes coup in dramatic speech

In Yangon, Myanmar police used rubber bullets to disperse a demonstration at Myaynigone junction, the site of an hours-long standoff the day before

'Myanmar military must stop oppressing the innocent', UN envoy makes emotional speech
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'Myanmar military must stop oppressing the innocent', UN envoy makes emotional speech

Opposing the military coup in his country, Myanmar's UN ambassador Kyaw Moe Tun appealed for the 'strongest' action from the international community

Full text: Facebook bans Myanmar military from its platform with 'immediate effect'
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Full text: Facebook bans Myanmar military from its platform with 'immediate effect'

Facebook has also banned military-controlled state and media entities, and ads from military-linked commercial entities.

Myanmar's protests against 1 February coup are growing, defying military threats and snipers
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Myanmar's protests against 1 February coup are growing, defying military threats and snipers

Before the brief experiment with hybrid military-civilian governance, the military had imposed its direct rule on Myanmar for nearly half a century

Myanmar coup: Protesters resume rallies across country despite 'lethal' open threat from Junta
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Myanmar coup: Protesters resume rallies across country despite 'lethal' open threat from Junta

The Junta had warned the public against a general strike, cautioning protesters against inciting 'riot and anarchy'

Myanmar coup: Protesters denounce deadly shootings by security forces; FB takes down military page
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Myanmar coup: Protesters denounce deadly shootings by security forces; FB takes down military page

Police shot dead two people on Saturday near a dockyard as security forces tried to force workers to load a boat

Myanmar coup: Woman dies after being shot in head by police during pro-democracy protests
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Myanmar coup: Woman dies after being shot in head by police during pro-democracy protests

She is the first protester to die in the anti-coup demonstrations that have been ongoing for two weeks, following the military's seizure of power on 1 February

Quad nations vow to respect territorial integrity amid concerns over China’s military expansionism
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Quad nations vow to respect territorial integrity amid concerns over China’s military expansionism

Foreign ministers held a telephonic meet to discuss a host of issues, including the developments in Myanmar, coronavirus and climate change

Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi; ousted leader may be held indefinitely without trial
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Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi; ousted leader may be held indefinitely without trial

Suu Kyi, who was ousted in a military coup on 1 February, has already been charged with possessing walkie-talkies that were imported without being registered

Myanmar security forces intensify crackdown on anti-coup protesters, blocks internet for second day
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Myanmar security forces intensify crackdown on anti-coup protesters, blocks internet for second day

The United Nations warned the Myanmar's military of 'severe consequences' for tough action against the protesters, and condemned the internet restrictions

Myanmar Coup: Sleepless residents patrol neighbourhoods across country as junta detains hundreds, frees 'troublemakers'
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Myanmar Coup: Sleepless residents patrol neighbourhoods across country as junta detains hundreds, frees 'troublemakers'

Many are on edge over social media rumours that recently freed prisoners are being sent into communities to sow havoc. Myanmar's junta last week released more than 23,000 inmates

Myanmar: Protesters resume agitation, march for sixth consecutive day as US sanctions military generals
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Myanmar: Protesters resume agitation, march for sixth consecutive day as US sanctions military generals

Security forces used tear gas, water cannons and rubber bullets against protesters, with isolated reports emerging of live rounds also being fired

Armed Myanmar group seeks asylum in India; high alert issued in border areas of Mizoram
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Armed Myanmar group seeks asylum in India; high alert issued in border areas of Mizoram

The Myanmar-based Chin National Army has asked for asylum for 40 families, Mizoram's Champhai district deputy commissioner Maria CT Zuali said

Myanmar coup: 'Voter fraud' justifies takeover, military rule will be different this time, says army chief
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Myanmar coup: 'Voter fraud' justifies takeover, military rule will be different this time, says army chief

New junta chief General Min Aung Hlaing made these remarks during his first televised address since the coup and pledged to hand back control after fresh elections

UN reaches out to Asian leaders to help reverse Myanmar coup, aid return of democracy
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UN reaches out to Asian leaders to help reverse Myanmar coup, aid return of democracy

UN chief spokesperson said that the body is deeply concerned at the restrictions on civil society, journalists and media workers in Myanmar