Tag: burma

Facebook Refuses to Release Closed Accounts Related to Rohingya Violence, Judge Cites Irony
On Sept. 22, a U.S. federal judge instructed Facebook to release records of closed accounts connected to the Myanmar government’s violence against the Rohingya community. U.S. Magistrate, Judge Zia M. Faruqui, criticized Facebook for failing...
Myanmar: Ousted Government Declares War on Military Junta, Issues State of Emergency
Myanmar’s ousted authorities, the National Unity Government (NUG) declared war on the Tatmadaw, the country's ruling military junta on Tuesday, Sept. 7, while also declaring a nationwide state of emergency. The NUG has called for...
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...