The United States on Friday announced sanctions against military officials and individuals and companies tied to Myanmar’s military in the latest response to the February 1 coup in the Southeast Asian country.
Demonstrations and a deadly crackdown have roiled the nation since a Feb. 1 coup brought back full military rule following years of quasi-democracy.
In an effort to sue the military council at the International Criminal Court (ICC) for the atrocities committed by the council, NUG is preparing to sign the Rome statute, NUG’s Deputy Foreign Minister U Moe Zaw Oo told at a press conference.
A lieutenant colonel, captain and an other rank from Myanmar’s military were killed on Tuesday by the People’s Defense Force (PDF) formed by civilian resistance fighters in Mandalay. 23 June 2021
Government troops in Myanmar have burned most of a village in the country’s central heartland, a resident said Wednesday, confirming reports by independent media and on social networks. The action appeared to be an attempt to suppress resistance against the ruling military junta.
Analysts say army chief Min Aung Hlaing determined to sideline hugely popular leader and reshape politics free of her influence.
Myanmar’s deposed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged with corruption by the country’s military junta, state media reported Thursday, adding to a raft of legal cases against the Nobel Peace Prize laureate.
The plane was carrying senior military personnel and monks when it crashed close to a steel plant near Pyin Oo Lwin, a hill town in the Mandalay region.
Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi called on Monday for the immediate and transparent implementation of a ‘consensus’ agreed by Southeast Asian countries to end the turmoil in Myanmar since a Feb. 1 coup.
ASEAN “will appreciate” China’s help in carrying out its five-point consensus to resolve the crisis in Myanmar, Indonesia’s foreign minister said on Monday as the regional bloc looks to spur slow progress on the outcome of its emergency meeting in April.