Myanmar
Rohingya refugees Forgotten Rohingyas mark fifth year of mass exodus 

Close to 750,000 Rohingyas fled due to the ethnic cleansing campaign, the majority of whom are now living in camps in Bangladesh

28,434 houses torched in Myanmar since military coup

Sagaing Region was the worst affected with as many as 20,153 houses burnt down, followed by Magway Region with 5,418 houses destroyed and 1,474 homes burned down in Chin State

Myanmar report Crimes against humanity are being systematically committed in Myanmar, says report

The report by the Independent Investigative Mechanism for Myanmar has found that rape and other sexual-forms of violence, and crimes against children have been perpetrated by members of the security forces and armed groups

Myanmar’s junta executes four anti-coup activists 

The executions have invoked widespread condemnation with rights groups claiming that these arbitrary executions in close-door trials highlight the escalating atrocities under junta rule in Myanmar 

Myanmar workers and political prisoners Workers and political prisoners not safe in Myanmar, say union representatives

Garment workers are facing an intensely repressive period with increased restrictions on their mobilization. Meanwhile, even lawyers representing political prisoners are being detained by the junta in Myanmar

Myanmar update Myanmar is trapped in a cycle of displacement and widespread rights abuse

From mass arrests to killings of 2,000 dissidents, the military regime is accused of triggering displacement, bringing political divisions and pushing the country to the verge of civil war

prison term for Suu Kyi Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi sentenced to five years in prison in first of 11 corruption cases

The military has accused the former head of state of election fraud, violating the Official Secrets Act and several other offenses that could potentially lead to her being behind bars for decades

Myanmar report Damning report exposes atrocities committed by junta forces in Myanmar

The 193-page report accuses army chief General Min Aung Hlaing of creating a special command that deployed snipers to kill unarmed protesters. It also identifies 61 military and police officials from the junta forces who it recommends must be investigated for committing crimes against humanity 

Myanmar violence Violent clashes and displacement of people continue in Myanmar

In the latest cycle of violence, the junta forces torched over 100 buildings in the Chin State town of Thantlang. Activists and lawyers have also raised concerns that the measures taken by the military to cement its authoritarian control of online spaces will deepen surveillance in the country

Myanmar continues to resist military rule one year after coup

On this day in 2021, security forces deposed and detained State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. What has happened in Myanmar since then?

At least three dead and 80 missing after landslide at jade mine site in Hpakant, Myanmar

In yet another disaster of the illegal jade mining industry in Myanmar, at least three people died and over 80 are missing after a landslide hit Hpakant in the early hours of December 22. Most of those missing are reportedly mine workers

Junta forces accused of burning anti-coup dissenters in Myanmar 

At least 11 people were zeroed in by the junta forces during a retaliatory raid in northwestern Myanmar on December 7. They were allegedly tortured before being burnt alive, the graphic images of their charred bodies lying in ashes have invoked fear and resentment in the region