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# yangon - Monday 29 March, 2021

Shots fired at funeral as Myanmar death toll rises amid bloody protests
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# Yangon

Shots fired at funeral as Myanmar death toll rises amid bloody protests

Mar 29th 2021, 7:19 AM 7,738 Views 9 Comments

A UN human rights expert has accused the junta of committing “mass murder”.

# yangon - Monday 15 March, 2021

Myanmar's junta declares martial law after dozens of protesters killed in latest crackdown
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# Yangon

Myanmar's junta declares martial law after dozens of protesters killed in latest crackdown

Mar 15th 2021, 10:14 PM 7,552 Views 4 Comments

The UN has condemned the “continuing bloodshed” in Myanmar.

# yangon - Sunday 14 March, 2021

Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days
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# Protests

Myanmar's junta declares martial law in two townships after one of deadliest days

Updated Mar 14th 2021, 7:28 PM 11,311 Views 4 Comments

Earlier, the civilian leader of Myanmar’s government vowed a ‘revolution’ against the junta.

# yangon - Tuesday 2 March, 2021

Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues
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# Yangon

Myanmar protesters return to streets as crackdown continues

Mar 2nd 2021, 8:48 AM 5,227 Views 1 Comment

Police in Yangon used tear gas against the protesters.

# yangon - Monday 22 February, 2021

'We will fight against them until we win': Protests swell in Myanmar in defiance of military threats
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

'We will fight against them until we win': Protests swell in Myanmar in defiance of military threats

Feb 22nd 2021, 10:58 AM 7,250 Views 4 Comments

Factories, workplaces and shops were closed across the country today in response to the call for a nationwide strike.

# yangon - Wednesday 17 February, 2021

Largest demonstrations yet as thousands rally in Myanmar against military coup
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# Yangon

Largest demonstrations yet as thousands rally in Myanmar against military coup

Feb 17th 2021, 8:04 AM 7,795 Views 6 Comments

UN special rapporteur Tom Andrews warned that reports of soldiers being brought into Yangon could lead to the situation there spiralling out of control.

# yangon - Saturday 13 February, 2021

Tensions mount in Myanmar as protesters step in to prevent arrest of anti-coup activists
# Military Coup
# Military Coup

Tensions mount in Myanmar as protesters step in to prevent arrest of anti-coup activists

Feb 13th 2021, 11:22 AM 7,733 Views 4 Comments

Demonstrators continue to defy the military authorities.

# yangon - Sunday 7 February, 2021

Thousands of people rally against military coup in Myanmar demanding release of Suu Kyi
# Yangon
# Yangon

Thousands of people rally against military coup in Myanmar demanding release of Suu Kyi

Feb 7th 2021, 10:44 AM 9,221 Views 17 Comments

Yesterday, new military authorities cut most access to the internet, making Twitter and Instagram inaccessible.

# yangon - Thursday 29 December, 2011

Explosion kills 17 in Burma
# Burma
# Burma

Explosion kills 17 in Burma

Dec 29th 2011, 9:20 AM 915 Views 0 Comments

A fire and several explosions at a state-run warehouse in Burma’s largest city, Rangoon, has killed at least 17 people.

# yangon - Sunday 14 August, 2011

Suu Kyi makes first political trip since being freed from house arrest
# Burma
# Burma

Suu Kyi makes first political trip since being freed from house arrest

Aug 14th 2011, 3:26 PM 125 Views 3 Comments

Burma’s opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi tested the limits of her freedom by taking her first political trip into the countryside since being released from house arrest.