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Naypyitaw [Myanmar], July 2 (ANI): Myanmar, which is reeling from a brutal military crackdown and crippled by a month-long national strike, is also grappling with a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases, owing to the military's neglect of the raging pandemic following the February coup.
Updated : 4 months ago IST
Istanbul [Turkey], June 27 (ANI): At least 20 people were detained in Turkey as riot police resorted to using tear gas and rubber bullets to disrupt the annual Pride parade, intensifying a crackdown on the march at a time of rising government hostility toward LGBTQ individuals in the country
Managua [Nicaragua], June 27 (ANI): An increasing number of high-profile opposition leaders, journalists and members of civil society are fleeing Nicaragua as the regime of President Daniel Ortega is waging an alarming political crackdown ahead of an election in November.
Hong Kong, June 25 (ANI): Chinese government figures show a steep rise in the number of people given lengthy prison sentences in Xinjiang from 2014, when Beijing's crackdown on the region's Muslim-majority Uyghurs ramped up.
Washington [US], June 25 (ANI): When Hong Kong-based newspaper Apple Daily closed its doors after 26 years due to government crackdown, US President Joe Biden on Thursday termed it as a sad day for media freedom in Hong Kong and around the world.
Paris [France], June 24 (ANI): Reporters Without Borders (RSF), a France-based non-profit aimed at safeguarding the right to freedom of information, on Wednesday condemned the closure of Hong Kong's pro-democracy newspaper Apple Daily, following an intense crackdown by the government.
Osaka [Japan], June 23 (ANI): Myanmar national soccer goalkeeper Pyae Lyan Aung applied for refugee status in Japan on Tuesday after he expressed fear for his life for making a three-finger salute in protest at the military coup in his country during a recent World Cup qualifier near Tokyo,
Beijing [China], June 23 (ANI): Amid e-commerce giant Amazon's ongoing crackdown on attempt by sellers to solicit positive consumer reviews, three more Chinese consumer brands have been banned from selling on the platform, dealing a fresh blow to the "made in China, sold on Amazon" community
Updated : 4 months, 1 week ago IST
Beijing [China], June 22 (ANI): The price of bitcoin has nosedived after fresh reports emerged that China has expanded its crackdown on the mining of cryptocurrencies.
Hong Kong, June 21 (ANI): After 500 police officers raided the Apple Daily newsroom in Hong Kong last week to arrest executives and top editors, a Hong-Kong based reporter on Sunday said that the incident has "sent shudders" throughout the media industry.
Tokyo [Japan], June 20 (ANI): Pyae Lyan Aung, Myanmar national soccer goalkeeper, will apply for refugee status in Japan on Tuesday after expressing fear for his life for making a three-finger salute in protest at the military coup in his country during a recent World Cup qualifier near Toky
Islamabad [Pakistan], June 16 (ANI): In an ongoing crackdown against Nationalist Groups and parties across Sindh, various activists have been arrested for raising their voice against Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP).