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Burmese Baptists organize multiethnic diaspora rally in DC against coup in Myanmar

(RNS) —  Clara Thethtet Tunwin had had enough. Tunwin, who emigrated with her family from Myanmar in the early 2000s,…

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Images From a ‘Day of Shame’ in Myanmar, With Scores Shot Dead

Photographs by The New York Times March 27, 2021 Children, including a 5-year-old-boy, were among those killed on Saturday as…

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Inside Myanmar’s Army: ‘They See Protesters as Criminals’

Capt. Tun Myat Aung leaned over the hot pavement in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, and picked up bullet casings. Nausea…

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Dozens Gunned Down in One of Myanmar’s Bloodiest Days Since Coup

At a military parade on Saturday, the general who led the overthrow of Myanmar’s civilian government last month said the…

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U.S. Joins Allies to Punish Chinese Officials for Human Rights Abuses

WASHINGTON — The United States placed sanctions on top Chinese officials on Monday, as part of a multinational effort to…

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After Coup in Myanmar, a Career Diplomat Takes a Stand

Ms. Aung San Suu Kyi, who had spent 15 years under house arrest, became foreign minister and the country’s de…

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U.N. Says 38 Killed in Myanmar in ‘Bloodiest Day’ Since Coup Began

At least 38 people were killed in Myanmar on Wednesday, the biggest one-day toll in a worsening repression of anti-coup…

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Catholic nun’s kneeling protest in Myanmar praised as ‘model for church leaders’

VATICAN CITY (RNS) — A Catholic nun, kneeling before armed forces in Myanmar and begging them not to open fire…

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Videos Show Extent of Myanmar Military’s Bloody Crackdown

On Sunday, the authorities in Myanmar began their most violent crackdown to date on protesters who have been massing in…

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Myanmar’s Military Deploys Digital Arsenal of Repression in Crackdown

During a half century of military rule, Myanmar’s totalitarian tools were crude but effective. Men in sarongs shadowed democracy activists,…

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At Least 3 Killed as Myanmar Police Crack Down on Protests

The police opened fire on protesters in southern Myanmar on Sunday, as the military regime began what appeared to be…

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Myanmar police file fees in opposition to Suu Kyi, says doc

BREAKING Police doc says search of Suu Kyi’s residence discovered hand-held radios that had been imported illegally and used with…

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Evaluation: Why is Myanmar’s army so highly effective?

Within the early hours of February 1, Myanmar’s safety forces detained quite a lot of senior elected political leaders, chief…

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Why Myanmar’s navy seized energy in a coup

Sporting masks, gloves and face shields, voters throughout Myanmar on November eight braved surging coronavirus infections as they turned out…

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Myanmar: A fragile democracy – Nation Highlights

Myanmar’s army seized power on Monday after detaining chief Aung San Suu Kyi and different senior figures within the ruling…

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