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Civilian Massacres in Myanmar Appall United Nations; Calls for an Investigation Rise
At the end of 2021, around 35 civilians in Myanmar, including women and children, were reported to have been killed in a single attack by junta forces. In response, a United Nations (UN) official called...
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UK Sanctions Strike Myanmar As Human Rights Cases Rise
On Sunday, Dec. 12, the UK imposed a series of new sanctions against the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar amidst a continuous rise of human rights abuses reportedly conducted by the military government. The sanctions...
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Ousted Myanmar Leader Aung San Suu Kyi Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison by Junta Court
Ousted Myanmar leader, Aung San Suu Kyi also called Daw Aung San Suu Kyi, has been found guilty of inciting dissent and breaking COVID-19 rules and was subsequently sentenced to four years in prison by...
Detainees released from Insein Prison celebrate with the crowd in Yangon on October 19, 2021, as authorities released thousands of people jailed for protesting against a February coup that ousted the civilian government.
Burmese Generals Seek Further Representation, Cooperation From ASEAN and UN, While UN Claims Burma Nears “Failed State” Status
It has now been 257 days since the military declared a “one-year-long state of emergency,” seizing power in Burma, also known as Myanmar. Burma’s UN envoy says the nation is now threatened with a “failed...
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What Was China’s Role in the Myanmar Coup?
After Myanmar’s military coup in early February, tensions are running high in the country, with news of casualties from the military’s violent crackdown on civil protests. Burmese media reported that while the U.S. called on...
The Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is threatening to leverage its position as the world’s only major supplier of rare earth elements in a bid to pressure the United States’ manufacturing of F-35 fighter jets, according to Financial Times.
Beijing may Test US F-35 Fighter Production with Rare Earth Element Restrictions
According to Financial Times, the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) is threatening to leverage its position as the world’s only major supplier of rare earth elements in a bid to pressure the United States’ manufacturing of...
Myanmar (Burma) military soldiers stand guard after arriving overnight with armoured vehicles on February 15, 2021 near the Central Bank in Yangon, Myanmar.
Coup Against Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Traces Back to Chinese Belt and Road Initiative
Ousted Myanmar democracy leader, State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, has been levied with additional charges, according to her lawyer Khin Maung Zaw in comments to reporters on Tuesday, Feb. 16. Khin Maung Zaw says...
Protesters rally against the military coup and arrest of National League for Democracy (NLD) party leader Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar, at Parliament House on February 12, 2021 in Canberra, Australia
Biden Sanctions Tamadaw Leaders, Family Members Over Myanmar Military Coup
International eyes are on the Southeast Asian nation of Myanmar after a military takeover that occurred amid allegations of a fraudulent election. The U.S. and the United Nations have labeled the situation a coup d’état,...
Japan’s Kirin Brewery Cancels Joint Venture with Tatmadaw After Myanmar Coup
Rappler reported that Japan’s Kirin Brewery has abruptly ended a controlling stake in one of its few growth markets, joint-ventures Myanmar Brewery and Mandalay Brewery, which are controlled on the Myanmar side under MEHL Holdings...
Military Coup in Myanmar: Tatmadaw Claims Constitutional Emergency, Aung San Suu Kyi and NLD Party Under House Arrest
Although military leaders in Burma (Myanmar) asserted for a second time Sunday that no coup was in progress, according to a spokesman for the opposition party, National League for Democracy (NLD), a coup seems to...