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Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to further five years in prison
Analysts say the conviction is an unjust move to legitimise the military junta’s seizure of power in 2021.
Myanmar's message to the EU amid Ukraine crisis: 'Don't forget us"
Activists and exiles urge European leaders to keep up the pressure on the military junta even as the conflict in Ukraine dominates headlines.
Myanmar junta releases hundreds of prisoners on country's Unity Day
In a customary gesture for national holidays, the country's military ruler Min Aung Hlaing also announced an amnesty for more than 860 prisoners, state-run newspapers reported.
Myanmar opposition holds 'silent strike' to mark one year since coup
The new U.N. special envoy for Myanmar says violence has intensified since the military took power a year ago and sparked a resistance movement in the country.
Energy giants Total and Chevron leave Myanmar over human rights abuses
Total and Chevron said that the abuses had worsened since the military overthrew the civilian government in a coup last February.
Aung San Suu Kyi: Ousted leader 'sentenced to four more years in jail'
A legal official speaking anonymously said the court found Suu Kyi guilty of illegally importing and possessing walkie-talkies and violating coronavirus restrictions.
In Myanmar, the military launches another bloody crackdown on dissent
An AP investigation has uncovered evidence of a spate of murders in both Muslim and Buddhist areas of the country.
Myanmar court postpones verdicts in 2nd case against Suu Kyi
The court gave no reason for delaying the verdicts until Jan. 10, according to the legal official.
Myanmar military executed villagers on Christmas Eve, reports claim
More than 30 villagers, some of which are women and children, are said to have been rounded up and shot in another alleged crime against civilians by the Myanmar military.
At least 1 dead and 70 missing after a landslide in Myanmar jade mine
Dozens of miners in Myanmar die each year working in dangerous conditions in jade quarries, an opaque and poorly regulated industry.
Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi jail sentence reduced to two years
Myanmar's military seized power on February 1, arresting Suu Kyi and scores of others, and plunging Myanmar into turmoil.
Myanmar court postpones verdict for ousted leader Suu Kyi
A court in Myanmar postponed its verdict in the trial of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Myanmar jails American journalist Danny Fenster for 11 years
A Myanmar court found him guilty on several charges including incitement for allegedly spreading false or inflammatory information.
Myanmar's military systematically torture its detainees: AP
An estimated 1,200 people have been killed by security forces, including around 131 tortured to death, AP reported.
Myanmar: Suu Kyi trial 'seriously abridges free and fair standards'
Human Rights Watch says gag orders have been imposed on the deposed leader's lawyers and information on her trial is hard to come by.
Myanmar junta leader says over 5,000 anti-coup protesters to be freed
Coup leader General Min Aung Hlaing was speaking for the first time since being excluded from the upcoming ASEAN summit of south-east Asian leaders.
Protesters hold 'flash mob' rally in Yangon
Demonstrators protesting against the military takeover of Myanmar held a quick march before dispersing on Wednesday in Yangon, the country's largest city.
Myanmar authorities incinerate seized narcotics
Myanmar's military authorities incinerated what they said were $680 million US dollars worth of seized narcotics.
Myanmar arms sales
The United Nations has adopted a resolution that calls for a halt to arms sales to Myanmar in response to a violent post-coup crackdown by the military
Myanmar: Protesters burn ASEAN flag
Some 100 protesters march briefly in Yangon's Tamwe township, chanting “let’s end military dictatorship” and “let’s root out the fascist army”.
Myanmar: First trial against Aung San Suu Kyi opens
The former leader, 75, is standing trial on charges of illegally importing walkie-talkies, failing to comply with coronavirus restrictions and violating a telecommunications law. She also faces several other charges.
Dozens march briskly through Yangon in flash Myanmar protest
Dozens of protesters march quickly through the streets of Myanmar's Yangon against February's military ousting of the civilian government. The crowd unfurled banners, chanted slogans including 'we want democracy' and held up three fingers in protest at the coup.
Myanmar volunteers built a library for orphans from plastic waste
Volunteers made eco-bricks by filling discarded bottles with other plastic waste
US journalist working for Myanmar magazine detained at airport
Frontier Myanmar says its managing editor Danny Fenster was detained at Yangon International Airport on Monday.
UN envoy warns of possible civil war in Myanmar
A civil war "could happen", Chrisrine Schraner Burgener told a virtual UN news conference.
Myanmar's Aung Suu Kyi makes first in-person court appearance
Suu Kyi's only previous court appearances have been by video link and she had not been allowed to meet in person with any of her lawyers.