Myanmar coup

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Myanmar airstrike on civilians sparks global outcry as witnesses describe attack
Death toll in Sagaing could reach 100 in what could be deadliest junta attack since coup in 2021

Min Ye Kyaw and Rebecca Ratcliffe

12, Apr, 2023 @3:05 PM

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US, UK, Japan and Australia condemn Myanmar for banning 40 political parties
Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy among those abolished by military regime

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

30, Mar, 2023 @5:51 AM

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Myanmar is a failing state, led by a junta fuelled by Russian arms, says UN rights envoy
Civilians are being killed by Russian weapons just like in Ukraine, says special rapporteur Tom Andrews in call for global action

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

15, Mar, 2023 @7:00 PM

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Myanmar Diaries review – gut-punching guerrilla testament to military coup violence
This powerful Berlin prize winner mixes smartphone footage and allegorical segments to expose the trauma of the 2021 coup

Phuong Le

06, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Myanmar junta hit by western sanctions as ‘silent strikes’ mark coup anniversary
The UK, US, Canada and Australia have announced a range of measures aimed at punishing Myanmar’s military

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

01, Feb, 2023 @12:50 PM

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Revealed: how world’s biggest fossil fuel firms ‘profited in Myanmar after coup’
Leaked tax records suggest subsidiaries of international gas field contractors continued to make millions after the coup

Dominic Rushe in New York and Nick Mathiason and Diarmid O'Sullivan in London

01, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘Monster from the sky’: two years on from coup, Myanmar junta increases airstrikes on civilians
People across the country now live under constant threat of attacks from the skies

Rebecca Ratcliffe South east Asia correspondent and Min Ye Kyaw

31, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Rohingya and Myanmar coup survivors launch legal complaint in Germany against junta
Survivors of alleged abuses at hands of military unite in universal jurisdiction case over atrocities they say amount to genocide

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

24, Jan, 2023 @6:42 AM

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Western firms facilitating production of Myanmar junta’s weapons, says report
Independent experts find western-supplied materials are still finding their way into military’s hands

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

16, Jan, 2023 @9:48 AM

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Myanmar’s junta blamed for deaths of more than 160 children in 2022
Exiled National Unity Government says figure is a rise of 78% on last year, following February 2021 coup

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

29, Dec, 2022 @12:50 AM

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Myanmar could face aid ‘catastrophe’, experts warn, after junta law change
Local and international aid agencies have a choice between operating illegally or registering with the junta, which some fear legitimises their coup

Emanuel Stoakes

03, Nov, 2022 @5:43 AM

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Wife of Australian economist imprisoned in Myanmar says family is heartbroken by three-year sentence
Ha Vu pleads for Prof Sean Turnell’s release after secret trial which Australian diplomats and journalists were banned from

Ben Doherty and Rebecca Ratcliffe

30, Sep, 2022 @7:03 AM

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