Updated : 2 months, 1 week ago IST
Washington DC [US], May 17 (ANI): The United States on Monday imposed new sanctions on Myanmar's administrative body and high-ranking officials in the latest punitive move following the country's military coup on February 1.
New York [US], May 17 (ANI): Myanmar's ambassador to the United Nations Kyaw Moe Tun has urged the international community to cut off financial flows to the country's military Tatmadaw.
Tokyo [Japan], May 16 (ANI): A Japanese freelance journalist, who spent nearly four weeks in a Myanmar prison before returning to Japan on Friday, said that political prisoners imprisoned by the military are being subjected to inhumane conditions.
Naypyitaw [Myanmar], May 16 (ANI): Amid human rights violations in military-ruled Myanmar, a noted Myanmarese poet, philanthropist and veteran politician died after he was set ablaze by an unidentified man. This is being seen as another act perpetrated by the junta's security forces in the c
Naypyitaw [Myanmar], May 15 (ANI): Myanmar's military government announced it will reopen public schools on June 1 but many teachers and students opposed to the coup might refuse to return.
Tokyo [Japan] May 14 (ANI): Japan's Foreign Minister Toshimitsu Motegi on Friday announced that Japanese scribe Yuki Kitazumi, detained in Myanmar last month over allegedly discrediting the country's military junta, has been released and is set to return home.
Geneva [Switzerland], May 13 (ANI): A group of UN experts on Wednesday (local time) called on businesses in Myanmar to uphold their human rights responsibilities and put pressure on the military junta to halt grave human rights violations.
Washington [US], May 13 (ANI): The United States on Wednesday (local time) released the 2020 International Religious Freedom Report, which offers a comprehensive review of the state of religious freedom in nearly 200 countries and territories around the world.
Updated : 2 months, 2 weeks ago IST
Geneva [Switzerland], May 12 (ANI): One hundred days since the Myanmar military coup, the "brutal" repression of protesters has continued, despite all international efforts to end the violence, the UN rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday (local time).
Naypyitaw [Myanmar], May 9 (ANI): As violent protests continue in the country, Myanmar's military has deployed Chinese-made drones to survey the situation and to guide its lethal clampdown on pro-democracy demonstrators.
Naypyitaw [Myanmar], May 9 (ANI): Myanmar's military junta has designated the National Unity Government ousted in a February coup, and its defense force as terrorist groups, NHK World reports.
Naypyidaw [Myanmar], May 7 (ANI): As violent protest continues to mount in Myanmar causing disruption throughout the country, Chinese energy companies contracted to build power plants in the nation are considering exiting the market.