Myanmar

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Battle for oxygen as coup-hit Myanmar faces its most severe Covid outbreak
Outbreak could not have come at a worse time, after military coup caused hospitals to collapse and threw vaccination campaign into chaos

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent, and a reporter in Yangon

14, Jul, 2021 @7:37 AM

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MPs call for Myanmar citizens to get permanent residency in Australia amid crisis
Committee of Liberal, Nationals, Labor and Greens MPs urge government to consider sanctions after hundreds of deaths in Myanmar

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

24, Jun, 2021 @2:29 AM

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Myanmar: Facebook promotes content urging violence against coup protesters – study
Posts ranging from wanted posters to death threats remain online for months, breaching platform’s own standards

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

23, Jun, 2021 @4:09 AM

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Aung San Suu Kyi’s lawyer calls on Australia to do more to help Sean Turnell
Advisor to deposed leader, who was arrested almost three months ago, is expected to be tried in Myanmar next week

Helen Sullivan

21, Jun, 2021 @11:53 PM

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Myanmar reports highest Covid numbers since coup as concerns over health system grow
State hospitals are barely functioning as humanitarian crisis unfolds across the country

Rebecca Ratcliffe, South-east Asia correspondent

21, Jun, 2021 @6:09 AM

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Myanmar village destroyed amid clashes between military and anti-junta group
Residents say 200 homes in Kin Ma burned to ground after opponents of junta fought with regime’s forces

Staff and agencies

17, Jun, 2021 @5:47 AM

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UN put Rohingya ‘at risk’ by sharing data without consent, says rights group
Refugees tell Human Rights Watch they fear forced repatriation and persecution after personal details passed on to Myanmar

Kate Hodal

15, Jun, 2021 @11:41 AM

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UN decries Myanmar ‘catastrophe’ as Aung San Suu Kyi’s trial looms
Human rights commissioner says junta is ‘singularly responsible for crisis’ before ousted leader’s trial

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

11, Jun, 2021 @3:30 PM

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Australia to discuss travel bubble with Singapore as leaders meet ahead of G7
Scott Morrison and Lee Hsien Loong also expected to talk about South China Sea and how to handle Beijing’s actions in the region

Paul Karp and Daniel Hurst

10, Jun, 2021 @7:42 AM

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Aung San Suu Kyi faces fresh corruption charges in Myanmar as trial nears
The deposed leader is accused of misuse of land for a charity foundation, on top of accepting bribes of gold and cash

Guardian staff and agencies

10, Jun, 2021 @5:11 AM

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‘They stormed the ICU and beat the doctor’: health workers under attack
From Brazil to Myanmar, five doctors and nurses treating coronavirus patients share their experiences

Interviews by Sarah Johnson Shah Meer Baloch Analy Nuño and Mohammad Sartaj Alam

07, Jun, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘The darkest days are coming’: Myanmar’s journalists suffer at hands of junta
Journalism has been outlawed in all but name since the coup, with reporters and editors fleeing the country or leading double lives to survive

Guardian reporter in Bangkok

07, Jun, 2021 @12:11 AM

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