As of March 30th, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) has estimated that 521 people have been killed so far.
A day after 114 people were killed by security forces in Myanmar, the military on Sunday opened fire on those who had gathered to mourn the dead in Yangon. Close to 450 people have been killed since the February 1 coup
At least 8 protestors were killed by security forces in Myanmar between March 12 and 13. Amid a steady escalation of state violence, the death toll is estimated to have crossed 70
Is it a coup if the military was already in power? Vijay Prashad examines the recent military coup in Myanmar through a political and geopolitical lens
The military headed by Min Aung Hlaing has declared in a television announcement that there will be “strict action against the offenders who disturb or destroy the state stability and rule of law”
Myanmar’s military has staged a coup and detained state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi along with other top leaders of the state.
The military declared that state power has been handed to the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, general Min Aung Hlaing, and a state of emergency has been imposed for one year
Several activists and students, many from the All Burma Federation of Student Unions, have been recently arrested by the Myanmar authorities for protesting against human rights violations in the country’s Rakhine and Chin States
Several dispute resolution settlements between Myanmar-based suppliers and local trade unions have been concluded under the Action, Collaboration, Transformation agreement during the COVID-19 crisis
Violence against the persecuted Rohingya minority community has persisted despite demands to Myanmar state authorities to ensure their safety
Nearly 750,000 Rohingyas have fled Myanmar fearing persecution at the hands of the military. Those who remain in the volatile Rakhine State are still at risk, making the slogan “never again” appear empty
The intervention by the Industrial Workers Federation of Myanmar has led to the reinstatement of 168 garment workers who had been laid off by two companies during the COVID-19 lockdown in March and April