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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

Iran says significant progress made on JCPOA, hardest issues remain and other stories

Today we look at the developments in the 8th round of JCPOA talks, the Rohingya genocide case in the International Court of Justice, and more

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?

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’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?

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

Suu Kyi faces additional charges amid brutal crackdown on protests and other stories

In today’s episode we take a look at the additional charges imposed against Aung San Suu Kyi, police crackdown on a pro-democracy protest in Bangkok, recent developments surrounding the 2015 nuclear deal, and the ongoing protests in Haiti

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

Rohingya genocide Three years after beginning of genocide in Myanmar, Rohingyas have been abandoned

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