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    Agence France-Presse, South China Morning Post

    Junta trial of Myanmars ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to hear first testimony on Monday

    The trial of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi will hear its first testimony in a junta court on Monday, more than four months after a military coup.Near daily protests have rocked Myanmar since ..

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    Agence France-Presse, South China Morning Post

    Myanmar protesters show support for Rohingya with viral social media campaign

    Anti-junta protesters flooded Myanmars social media with pictures of themselves wearing black on Sunday, in a show of solidarity for the Rohingya, a minority group that is among the most persecuted i..

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    Vatican News

    Myanmar Church urges 'humanitarian corridor' to conflict zones

    The United Nations warns that with thousands of displaced people cut off from food, water and medicine in Kayah state, mass deaths could result from starvation, disease and exposure...

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    Robert Bociaga, South China Morning Post

    Coal-fired power plant in Myanmar backed by China that villagers feel powerless to oppose

    Almost two decades ago, in a small hillside town in southern Shan State, Myanmars largest coal-run power plant was built. Tigyit has been forever changed by this joint venture between the China Natio..

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    DPA, South China Morning Post

    At G7 summit, thousands march in protest over climate change, Ethiopias Tigray crisis and Myanmar coup

    Thousands of protesters have marched through the streets of Cornwall, in south-west England, on day two of the G7 summit as leaders of the worlds richest nations gathered to discuss coronavirus and o..

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    Yahoo News

    UN human rights chief condemns military build-up in Myanmar

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    Nagaland Page, Nagaland Page (Dimapur)

    5 Myanmar based ALP cadres arrested with arms from border village

    Aizawl, June 12: Five activists of Myanmar based Arakan Liberation Party ALP were arrested with arms and ammunition in a joint operation by the Assam Rifles and the Mizoram police from a border vill..

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    Channel News Asia

    Myanmar junta accuses ethnic armies over bombings

    Myanmar's junta on Saturday Jun 12 accused some of the country's two dozen ethnic armed groups of providing training to its opponents to carry out a wave of bombings that it said had targete..

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    Alison Spiegel, Tricycle Magazine

    Buddha Buzz Weekly: Myanmars Junta Charges Aung San Suu Kyi with Corruption

    The deposed civilian leader is being accused of accepting bribes and abusing her authority. Plus, the US Senate passes a bill to increase support for Tibetans, and meditation app CALM donates to a men..

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    Radio Free Asia

    Myanmar Dissident Deaths in Custody, Unapproved Autopsies Prompt Calls For Probe

    Families and experts call the cases ‘unacceptable and say they are meant to intimidate the public...

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    Newscentric, News Centric

    Myanmar Dissident Deaths in Custody, Unapproved Autopsies Prompt Calls For Probe

    Several dissidents who spoke critically of the junta takeover of Myanmars democratically elected government have died in detention and were given crude autopsies before their bodies were returned to ..

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    Radio Free Asia

    Nearly 30 Junta Troops Killed in Myanmars Chin State as Rights Czar Calls For End to Violence

    The countrys least developed state is dealing with a refugee crisis as well as a COVID-19 outbreak...

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    Radio Free Asia

    UN Urges ASEAN to Intensify Diplomacy on Myanmar

    Seven weeks after emergency summit, Southeast Asian bloc has not yet named a special envoy to Myanmar...

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    Elyssa Cherney, Chicago Tribune

    A journalist with ties to Chicago was detained in Myanmar on May 24. His family hasnt heard from him since

    Danny Fenster attended Columbia College Chicago and aided a Burmese refugee family here...

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    Hindu

    Myanmar violence escalating, creating ‘rights catastrophe: UN

    At least 860 civilians killed, says rights office, citing reports..

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    Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent, The Guardian

    UN decries Myanmar ‘catastrophe as Aung San Suu Kyis trial looms

    Human rights commissioner says junta is ‘singularly responsible for crisis ahead of ousted leaders trialMyanmar has descended into a “human rights catastrophe”, the UNs top human rights official ha..

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    Post News Network, Orissa Post

    China reverses neutrality policy, tilts towards military junta in Myanmar

    Kolkata: China seems to be on the verge of recognising Myanmar’s military regime, reversing its previous policy of choosing a side in the country’s ongoing political crisis. June 5, junta ..

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    UN

    UN rights chief urges accountability for escalating ‘catastrophe in Myanmar

    Escalating violence across Myanmar including attacks on civilians must be halted to prevent even greater loss of life and a deepening humanitarian emergency, UN rights chief Michelle Bachelet said on ..

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    GPonline

    The healthcare crisis in Myanmar - how UK GPs can help

    Dr Jim Brockbank from Myanmar UK GP Health Action provides an update on how the military coup is affecting doctors in Myanmar and explains a new fundraising initiative to help support health and educa..

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    Stuti Mishra, The Independent

    US should have coup like Myanmar, former Trump advisor Michael Flynn tells QAnon conference in Texas

    The video circulating on Twitter shows the crowd cheering the suggestion of a coup in the US..

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