Myanmar

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Myanmar junta sentences Aung San Suu Kyi to five years for corruption
Deposed leader has been detained since a military coup in 2021 and has been charged with offences ranging from fraud to violating the official secrets act

Rebecca Ratcliffe and agencies

27, Apr, 2022 @4:35 AM

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Deportation of Rohingya woman from India sparks fear of renewed crackdown
Hasina Begum was separated from her family and forced to return to Myanmar despite her refugee status. Hundreds of others now face expulsion

Aakash Hassan

14, Apr, 2022 @5:30 AM

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Myanmar jailed more writers in 2021 than any other country, says rights group
Exclusive: Junta detained at least 26 intellectuals last year as it sought to suppress opposition

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

13, Apr, 2022 @6:00 PM

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Australia stays silent on outcome of meeting with Myanmar coup leader
Meeting with alleged war criminal a betrayal of Myanmar people that will be used as propaganda to legitimise unlawful government, critics say

Ben Doherty, Daniel Hurst and Ben Butler

07, Apr, 2022 @6:43 AM

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‘Toxic combination’ of issues threaten world’s health and human rights – BMA
Doctors’ group says the pandemic heightened inequalities, with populism and conflict also negatively affecting global healthcare

Nicola Kelly

07, Apr, 2022 @6:00 AM

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Tourists urged to avoid Myanmar as junta prepares to reopen to world
Travel agents and aid workers raise issues of safety and note that tourism dollars will only benefit the ruling military

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

03, Apr, 2022 @11:59 PM

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Myanmar’s crimes against the Rohingya warrant UN intervention | Letter
Letter: When individual states fail to protect their own populations, the international community must be prepared to act, writes Chris Hughes

Letters

24, Mar, 2022 @5:54 PM

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Wolverine fish and blind eel among 212 new freshwater species
Report from Shoal on 2021’s newly described species shows ‘there are still hundreds and hundreds more freshwater fish scientists don’t know about yet’

Graeme Green

24, Mar, 2022 @9:00 AM

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Hundreds of children detained by the Myanmar military, minister says
Whereabouts of children taken by the military since the 2021 coup are mostly unknown, according to Naw Susanna Hla Hla Soe

Elizabeth Jangma and Rebecca Ratcliffe south-east Asia correspondent

22, Mar, 2022 @4:00 AM

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Widespread abuses since Myanmar coup may amount to war crimes, says UN report
UN rights office warns military has shown ‘flagrant disregard for human life’ and has deliberately targeted civilians since it seized power on 1 February 2021

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

16, Mar, 2022 @9:56 AM

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Lessons from Asia’s outcasts: how isolation could hit Russian football | John Duerden
Russia has in the past been courted by Asia, but now it is set to get more than a taste of what Iran, North Korea and Myanmar have been dealing with

John Duerden

12, Mar, 2022 @8:00 AM

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‘Courage and defiance’: female Guardian reporters on the women who inspired them
From an abortion rights campaigner in Poland to a protester in Myanmar, our correspondents choose some of the women they most admire to mark International Women’s Day

Bethan McKernan, Angela Giuffrida, Sarah Johnson, Rebecca Ratcliffe, Weronika Strzyżyńska, Febriana Firdaus, Ruth Michaelson, Zeinab Mohammed Salih, Ashifa Kassam

08, Mar, 2022 @1:02 PM

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