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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

'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

Myanmar coup: Military releases over 600 anti-coup protesters as 'silence strike' begins
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Myanmar coup: Military releases over 600 anti-coup protesters as 'silence strike' begins

The prisoners appear to be students detained in early March while demonstrating against the 1 February coup that ousted the democratically-elected government

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's garment factory unions urge global brands to denounce military coup, protect workers' jobs
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Myanmar's garment factory unions urge global brands to denounce military coup, protect workers' jobs

The civil disobedience movement, or CDM as it is known, has included railway workers, truck drivers, hospital, bank employees and many others determined to stifle the economy.

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 sees fresh violence: Three protesters shot dead; shops and factories shutter amid call for general strike
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Myanmar sees fresh violence: Three protesters shot dead; shops and factories shutter amid call for general strike

A live Facebook stream of the incident showed protesters dragging multiple wounded demonstrators away by the arms and legs

Myanmar coup: Six protesters die after security forces open fire; Junta charges 6 journalists for ‘spreading false info, causing fear’
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Myanmar coup: Six protesters die after security forces open fire; Junta charges 6 journalists for ‘spreading false info, causing fear’

Demonstrations continued across Yangon, Myanmar's largest city, on Wednesday, with protesters using makeshift tyre and barbed wire barricades to block major roads and slow the police

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 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.

Malaysian court halts deportation of 1,200 Myanmar migrants to hear appeal by two rights groups
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Malaysian court halts deportation of 1,200 Myanmar migrants to hear appeal by two rights groups

In their legal filing, the groups said three persons registered with UNHCR and 17 minors, with at least one parent still in Malaysia, were being sent back

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

Joe Biden announces sanctions against Myanmar's military leaders, says coup can't be without consequences
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Joe Biden announces sanctions against Myanmar's military leaders, says coup can't be without consequences

Biden said he has approved a new executive order enabling US to immediately sanction the military leaders who directed the coup, their business interests, as well as close family members

Protests swell in Myanmar week after military coup; police uses water cannon on protester
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Protests swell in Myanmar week after military coup; police uses water cannon on protester

In Yangon, the nation's commercial capital, massive throngs spilled onto the city's main roads, immobilising traffic across the city and dwarfing the previous day's crowds

Myanmar coup: Thousands protest army takeover in Yangon, seek Aung San Suu Kyi's release
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Myanmar coup: Thousands protest army takeover in Yangon, seek Aung San Suu Kyi's release

Labour union and student activists chanted 'Long live Mother Suu' and 'Down with military dictatorship' at a major intersection near Yangon University

In geopolitical struggle over Myanmar, China has an edge over US, other nations seeking to shape events
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In geopolitical struggle over Myanmar, China has an edge over US, other nations seeking to shape events

The Chinese government, according to experts, sees the coup as “a moment of opportunity” to undercut the inroads the United States and other Asian nations made during Myanmar’s halting democratic opening

Myanmar junta blocks mobile internet, broadband access as protests against military coup expand
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Myanmar junta blocks mobile internet, broadband access as protests against military coup expand

The broad outage followed Friday's government order to block Twitter and Instagram that said some people were trying to use the platforms to spread what it deemed fake news

Myanmar's deposed political leaders defy coup, seek international recognition as country's government
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Myanmar's deposed political leaders defy coup, seek international recognition as country's government

In rallies since the takeover, hundreds of students and teachers took to Myanmar's streets to demand the military hand power back to elected politicians