Myanmar coup

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Myanmar junta labels opposition government of ousted MPs a ‘terrorist’ group
Coup leaders ban opposition national unity government, and contact with them, as they seek to quell ongoing protests

Staff and agencies

09, May, 2021 @2:00 AM

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Children of the junta: the relatives of Myanmar’s military regime living in Australia
Relatives of military-linked officials are being targeted by anti-coup campaigners in Australia – even if they oppose the junta themselves

Ben Doherty, Nino Bucci and Ben Butler

07, May, 2021 @8:00 PM

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Myanmar junta bans satellite dishes in media crackdown
Anyone who installs satellite dishes could face a one-year prison sentence or $320 fine, military-controlled media reported

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

05, May, 2021 @6:07 AM

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‘We wanted to scare them’: the brothers who fought back against Myanmar’s army
Three months after the coup, four brothers tell how they joined protesters fighting the junta before fleeing for the border

Caleb Quinley in Bangkok

29, Apr, 2021 @2:23 AM

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Myanmar military junta arrests prominent trade union leader
Daw Myo Aye, labour organiser and a leader of civil disobedience protests, dragged from office by army

Sarah Johnson

19, Apr, 2021 @1:10 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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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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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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Myanmar’s besieged resistance dreams of ‘people's army’ to counter junta
On the barricades and in border hideouts there is a growing mood to take the fight to the military after the coup that has left more than 200 dead

Observer reporter and Michael Safi

20, Mar, 2021 @9:15 PM

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Primark supplier reportedly locks workers in factory to stop their anti-coup protest in Myanmar
Garment workers in Yangon say they were dismissed for breaking out to take part in civil disobedience movement

Guardian reporter in Yangon and Rebecca Ratcliffe

13, Mar, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Britain advises its citizens to flee Myanmar amid fears of mounting violence
After 12 die in one of the bloodiest days since the military takeover, UN expert says junta’s crackdown amounts to ‘crimes against humanity’

Martin Farrer and agencies

12, Mar, 2021 @6:24 AM

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Myanmar's junta – caught out by passion of protests – unleashes terror
The military rulers have resorted to brutal suppression after appearing to severely underestimate public hostility towards their takeover

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

12, Mar, 2021 @2:47 AM

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