Tag: junta

Myanmar forces clash with villagers in delta region, media report 20 dead

Myanmar’s security forces clashed with villagers armed with catapults and crossbows during a search for weapons in the Ayeyarwady river delta region on Saturday and local media reported as many as 20 people had been killed.

Ousted Myanmar politicians call for Rohingya to join fight against junta

NUG says it will scrap law denying citizenship, in ‘notable step forward’ for rights of Rohingya peopleMyanmar’s parallel government has urged Rohingya to join with them in fighting the military junta, promising to offer justice and citizenship to the persecuted minority.

Total suspends gas-linked cash payments to Myanmar army

French energy giant Total said Wednesday that Myanmar’s army would no longer receive cash payments linked to a pipeline it operates through a joint venture with the military, following February’s military coup. Total said in a statement the decision was made at a May 12 meeting of shareholders of Moattama Gas Transportation Company Limited (MGTC), […]

Myanmar: Explosion in Thingangyun Township, Yangon, late May 25

Explosion in Thingangyun Township, Yangon, late May 25. Disruptions likely. Reports of casualties; avoid the area. EventAn explosion occurred along Wai Za Yan Tar Road in Thingangyun Township, Yangon, May 25. The cause of the blast is unclear. The explosion severely damaged a vehicle. Reports indicate the blast injured at least one person, while others […]

Junta cuts off water and food supplies to rebel town of Mindat (မင်းတပ်တွင် အရေးပေါ်အကူအညီလိုအပ်နေသည့် စစ်​ဘေးဒုက္ခသည် တစ်​သောင်း​ကျော်ရှိ)

Thousands who fled the town as it was seized by the military are also in desperate need of supplies, aid workers say More than 10,000 people fled the town of Mindat in southern Chin State in recent days after the Myanmar military launched an all-out offensive there in a bid to crush an armed uprising […]

Miss Universe Myanmar Arrives in Florida With a Message for the Junta (အာဏာသိမ်းစစ်အစိုးရအကြောင်း ပြောကြားခဲ့သည့်မြန်မာမယ်စကြာဝဠာ)

Ma Thuzar Wint Lwin hopes to use her international platform as a pageant contestant to criticize the country’s military coup and support the pro-democracy movement. As a girl, Ma Thuzar Wint Lwin would watch the Miss Universe pageant and wish that she could be the one onstage representing her country, Myanmar. She entered her first […]

Myanmar junta imposes martial law in town (မင်းတပ်မြို့နယ်ကို စစ်အုပ်ချုပ်ရေး ကြေညာ)

Myanmar has been in turmoil since the coup on February 1, with protests almost daily against military rule across the country and ethnic militias stepping up attacks, overrunning military posts.Myanmar’s junta has declared martial law in a town in Chin State after blaming “armed terrorists” for attacks on a police station and a bank, state […]

Myanmar marks 100 days of junta rule with protests, strikes (စစ်အာဏာသိမ်းမှု ရက်၁၀၀ ​မြောက်​နေ့)

Protesters rallied in towns and cities around Myanmar on Tuesday to denounce its military rulers, 100 days after the generals’ overthrow of an elected government pitched the country into its biggest crisis in decades. Demonstrators took part in marches, motorcycle convoys and flash protests to evade security forces, some making three-finger gestures of defiance as […]

Back To Top