Myanmar

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Myanmar model who criticised junta stuck in limbo after being denied entry to Thailand
Han Lay appealed for help on social media after being stopped at Bangkok airport, saying Myanmar police there want to speak to her

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

23, Sep, 2022 @5:58 AM

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The 2021 Myanmar coup explained in 30 seconds
Country’s military has deployed brutal violence to crush dissent since taking power in a 2021 coup but resistance is growing

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

19, Sep, 2022 @1:13 AM

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‘A leader of the world’: south-east Asian countries open to Putin pivot
Only Singapore has imposed sanctions, while others have been receptive to Moscow’s offers of friendship

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

09, Sep, 2022 @9:33 AM

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Historic Yangon villa where Aung San Suu Kyi was held for 15 years under threat
Ousted leader’s estranged brother has won a court case allowing villa, considered a symbol of democracy in Myanmar, to be sold

Rebecca Ratcliffe and Aung Naing Soe

05, Sep, 2022 @12:19 AM

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Ex-UK ambassador and her husband jailed for a year in Myanmar, reports say
Vicky Bowman and Htein Lin were arrested last week accused of violating immigration laws

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

02, Sep, 2022 @10:17 AM

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‘This is our documentary of the crisis we face’: the Rohingya smartphone photographers
Refugees who have fled Myanmar describe the risks and their sense of duty – as well as joy – in recording life around them in the sprawling camps of Bangladesh

Kaamil Ahmed

29, Aug, 2022 @5:00 AM

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When internet shutdowns spill over borders
The mechanics of the internet mean that blocks on access imposed by one country can be felt half a world away

Julia Bergin and Louisa Lim

29, Aug, 2022 @12:43 AM

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How to shut down the internet – and how to fight back
From total blackouts to targeted ‘screwdriver-style’ tactics, governments are adept at controlling who can access the internet. But resistance is growing

Julia Bergin , Louisa Lim, Nyein Nyein and Andrew Nachemson

29, Aug, 2022 @12:43 AM

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Flicking the kill switch: governments embrace internet shutdowns as a form of control
From Sudan to Syria, Jordan to Jaipur, the trend towards digital authoritarianism is deepening

Julia Bergin, Louisa Lim, Nyein Nyein and Andrew Nachemson

29, Aug, 2022 @12:43 AM

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UK’s former Myanmar ambassador arrested in Yangon, report says
Vicky Bowman and Burmese husband Htein Lin detained and charged with immigration offences

Geneva Abdul, Rebecca Ratcliffe and Aung Naing Soe

25, Aug, 2022 @8:21 AM

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Five years after the crackdown, Myanmar’s remaining Rohingya ‘living like animals’
While 700,000 Rohingya Muslims fled Myanmar after 25 August 2017, 600,000 remain, facing harsh restrictions on movement, persecution and poverty

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

25, Aug, 2022 @6:08 AM

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Rohingya crisis – plight of Myanmar’s displaced people explained in 30 seconds
One million Rohingya remain in Bangladeshi refugee camps and the persecuted group has little hope of returning to Myanmar

Kaamil Ahmed

25, Aug, 2022 @5:44 AM

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