Myanmar

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Myanmar’s lost generation: nation’s youth sacrificing futures for freedom
Dreams of careers and family life have been replaced with death and injury in the wake of the 1 February coup

Guardian reporter in Myanmar

15, Apr, 2021 @2:59 AM

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Australia should target Myanmar ‘gang leader’ for sanctions, UN expert says
Exclusive: special rapporteur Tom Andrews says crimes against humanity are happening ‘before our very eyes’ and calls for urgent action against military junta

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

14, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Australian government tells Myanmar nationals they won’t be forced to return
Australia declines to provide blanket asylum or visa extensions for 3,300 people and says they will be dealt with on a case-by-case basis

Daniel Hurst and Ben Doherty

14, Apr, 2021 @6:17 AM

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Ousted Myanmar ambassador says his relatives ‘forced into hiding’
Exclusive: Kyaw Zwar Minn says he feels unsafe at London residence and family at home fear reprisals

Archie Bland

13, Apr, 2021 @3:22 PM

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Australia Post chair says he ‘will not be resigning’ over former CEO’s scandal – as it happened
Holgate says she was ‘humiliated’ by prime minister Scott Morrison; man dies of coronavirus in Queensland. This blog is now closed

Michael McGowan (now) and Matilda Boseley (earlier)

13, Apr, 2021 @9:31 AM

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Thousands of Myanmar citizens in Australia at risk of being deported to violence back home
Labor urges Morrison government to extend the stay of temporary visa holders and expand sanctions against military figures

Daniel Hurst Foreign affairs and defence correspondent

12, Apr, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Doctors under fire as Myanmar military targets efforts to aid injured protesters
Medics tell of attacks on staff and ambulances to stop treatment of patients and punish those who took part in national strike

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Observer reporter in Myanmar

10, Apr, 2021 @2:31 PM

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Locked-out Myanmar envoy urges UK not to recognise replacement
Kyaw Zwar Minn has been barred from London embassy by representatives of Myanmar junta

Patrick Wintour Diplomatic editor

08, Apr, 2021 @10:41 AM

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Myanmar celebrity model arrested as military targets public figures
Social media accounts of Paing Takhon, who has a huge online following, are taken down following anti-coup comments

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent, and Helen Davidson

08, Apr, 2021 @5:56 AM

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Myanmar coup: ousted MPs accuse military of human rights abuses
Group says junta has carried out hundreds of extrajudicial killings, as well as torture and illegal detentions

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

07, Apr, 2021 @3:04 PM

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Wanted lists published in Myanmar as junta extends crackdown
Celebrities targeted over support for anti-coup protesters

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

06, Apr, 2021 @7:27 AM

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Is Myanmar the new Syria? Rising violence threatens a repeat tragedy
As ethnic militias back the popular uprising and refugees flee the country, the similarities with Syria are deeply disturbing

Simon Tisdall

04, Apr, 2021 @5:15 AM

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