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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

Filipino forces kill Indigenous people as state violence continues and other stories

Today we look at the massacres of Indigenous people by armed forces in the Philippines, violence against civilians by Myanmar’s junta forces, and more

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 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

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

Myanmar army torture Myanmar army admits soldiers’ interrogation of prisoners was not in accordance with law

In a rare admission of guilt, the Myanmar army admitted that its forces were involved in interrogation of detainees that was not in accordance with the law. A leaked video on Sunday showed detainees being assaulted

Rohingya persecution Rohingyas continue to face persecution inside Myanmar’s Rakhine State

Atrocities against the Rohingya community in Myanmar’s Rakhine State continue despite orders by the UN’s top court asking Myanmar to protect its minority. Two women were killed in the last week of January in an incident which also saw seven civilians getting injured

rohingyas-in-myanmar Myanmar military weaponized sexual violence against Rohingyas: UN report

The report comes at a time when the Myanmar government’s attempts to repatriate 1,000 Rohingya families from Bangladesh failed due to widespread mistrust among the refugees.

Myanmar militia Myanmar accused of war crimes as airstrike kills civilians in Rakhine region

The repeated arbitrary arrests, summary executions, forced labor, ill-treatment and sexual violence committed by the Myanmar army and militias led to the exodus of 700,000 Rohingyas in late August 2017.

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