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Junta forces set dozens of houses on fire amid escalation of conflict with resistance groups

Following the declaration of “defensive war” against the military junta by the opposition groups, incidences of violence against the defense volunteers and civilians have escalated

Myanmar crisis Humanitarian crisis worsens amid political violence and COVID-19 in Myanmar 

In addition to the ongoing direct and indirect violence, political instability, and spike in rights violations by the military forces, the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is also adversely affecting the country’s populace

Myanmarese rights organization reports over 1,000 deaths since February coup

The Assistance Association of Political Prisoners also said 7,338 people, including political leaders, activists, students and unionists, have been arrested. As many as 5,730 people remain under detention across the country

Myanmar trade union calls for comprehensive economic sanctions against the military regime

CTUM, the largest labor group in Myanmar, is demanding that the international community extend support to starve and drive out the regime through comprehensive economic sanctions

Over 30 people killed in military raid in Myanmar

Among those killed were members of the Depayin People’s Defense Force. Such groups have emerged across Myanmar to resist the junta in the aftermath of February’s coup

Myanmar’s pandemic coup: Health workers in the forefront of resistance

Four months after the military took power through a coup, Myanmar confronts a spike in COVID-19 cases. How are health workers dealing with the twin challenges of a pandemic and a repressive regime?

125,900 teachers dismissed for opposing military coup in Myanmar

The military junta announced the suspension of a large percentage of teachers in Myanmar as a pressure tactic to compel them to return to schools ahead of the new session which begins from June 

Death toll in Myanmar’s anti-coup protests continues to rise

As of March 30th, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP) has estimated that 521 people have been killed so far.

Brutal violence by military escalates in Myanmar

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

Death toll in Myanmar’s anti-coup protests rises as brutal crackdown continues

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

Understanding the complicated politics and geopolitics of the coup in Myanmar

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

Myanmar coup protests Protests against military coup intensify in Myanmar

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”

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