China and Myanmar’s other neighbors are banking on another extended period of military rule under the junta. History will remember their failure to stand with the people.
Villagers in Kayak State’s Demoso Township returned to find their homes and shops allegedly ransacked by regime soldiers.
Communications from Tatmadaw leaders to field units endorse deadly force against protesters in all areas and paint a picture of an isolated, brainwashed military.
Ma Khin Nyein Thu, who was arrested in connection with a deadly blast in Yangon, endures daily beatings and torture and is being denied medical attention, a witness said.
Despite dozens of well documented cases, the junta said there was no evidence children had been killed after special envoy Christine Schraner Burgener urged UN action.
Some of the suspects, including a former losing candidate from the USDP, have still not been arrested.
The young protesters’ determination to defeat the regime is summed up in their motto: ‘They Die, or They Die!’
Four members of a volunteer ambulance crew whose brutal beating was videotaped are believed to be in Insein Prison, but their whereabouts have not been confirmed.
A teenager was shot, homes damaged and motorbikes destroyed after security forces broke through barricades residents had put up to protect themselves in southern Myanmar.
On this day in 1953, Myanmar lost the prominent and pioneering cartoonist U Ba Gyan, author of scathing political cartoons and creator of Myanmar’s first animated movie.
The 20-year-old was taking cover under a bus shelter when she was shot Tuesday; doctors treating her at a Naypyitaw hospital refused to hand her over to the military.
Major Saw Maw Tho of the Karen BGF reportedly resigned under pressure from the Myanmar military over illicit activities at the China-backed Shwe Kokko project in Myawaddy.
A spokesman said Naypyitaw has drawn up standard operating procedures for all projects in Myanmar’s border areas, but did not offer details.
Nothing has been heard from the trio, who were detained while campaigning in Rakhine State, in two and a half months; it is the party’s third call for their release.
China’s market regulator has launched an anti-monopoly probe into IT giant Alibaba.