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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”

What is happening in Myanmar?

Myanmar’s military has staged a coup and detained state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi along with other top leaders of the state.

Military in Myanmar stages a coup, detains Aung San Suu Kyi and other political activists

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

Myanmar student arrests Human rights organizations demand release of jailed student activists in Myanmar 

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 

Myanmar unions ACT Unions win the right to organize under ACT agreement in Myanmar

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

Reports chronicle continuing violence and discrimination against Rohingya community

Violence against the persecuted Rohingya minority community has persisted despite demands to Myanmar state authorities to ensure their safety

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