Myanmar coup

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Myanmar Diaries review – gut-punching guerrilla testament to military coup violence
This powerful Berlin prize winner mixes smartphone footage and allegorical segments to expose the trauma of the 2021 coup

Phuong Le

06, Feb, 2023 @11:00 AM

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Myanmar junta hit by western sanctions as ‘silent strikes’ mark coup anniversary
The UK, US, Canada and Australia have announced a range of measures aimed at punishing Myanmar’s military

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

01, Feb, 2023 @12:50 PM

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Revealed: how world’s biggest fossil fuel firms ‘profited in Myanmar after coup’
Leaked tax records suggest subsidiaries of international gas field contractors continued to make millions after the coup

Dominic Rushe in New York and Nick Mathiason and Diarmid O'Sullivan in London

01, Feb, 2023 @6:00 AM

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‘Monster from the sky’: two years on from coup, Myanmar junta increases airstrikes on civilians
People across the country now live under constant threat of attacks from the skies

Rebecca Ratcliffe South east Asia correspondent and Min Ye Kyaw

31, Jan, 2023 @9:00 AM

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Rohingya and Myanmar coup survivors launch legal complaint in Germany against junta
Survivors of alleged abuses at hands of military unite in universal jurisdiction case over atrocities they say amount to genocide

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

24, Jan, 2023 @6:42 AM

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Western firms facilitating production of Myanmar junta’s weapons, says report
Independent experts find western-supplied materials are still finding their way into military’s hands

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

16, Jan, 2023 @9:48 AM

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Myanmar’s junta blamed for deaths of more than 160 children in 2022
Exiled National Unity Government says figure is a rise of 78% on last year, following February 2021 coup

Rebecca Root in Bangkok

29, Dec, 2022 @12:50 AM

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Myanmar could face aid ‘catastrophe’, experts warn, after junta law change
Local and international aid agencies have a choice between operating illegally or registering with the junta, which some fear legitimises their coup

Emanuel Stoakes

03, Nov, 2022 @5:43 AM

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Wife of Australian economist imprisoned in Myanmar says family is heartbroken by three-year sentence
Ha Vu pleads for Prof Sean Turnell’s release after secret trial which Australian diplomats and journalists were banned from

Ben Doherty and Rebecca Ratcliffe

30, Sep, 2022 @7:03 AM

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Myanmar executions: US presses China to rein in junta, saying it cannot be ‘business as usual’
State department says military government in Yangon has not faced enough economic and diplomatic pressure, amid global outrage at killings

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent, and agencies

26, Jul, 2022 @9:55 AM

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Myanmar: The Forgotten Revolution review – as chilling and courageous as TV gets
As we watch young protesters become a guerrilla army with just one firearm between them, this startling film lays out the brutality of last year’s military coup. This is not just television – it is evidence for a future war crimes trial

Phil Harrison

25, Jul, 2022 @11:05 PM

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Aung San Suu Kyi moved to solitary confinement, says Myanmar junta
Ousted leader, held at secret location for past year, charged with at least 20 offences and could spend rest of life in jail

Rebecca Ratcliffe and agencies

23, Jun, 2022 @9:43 AM

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