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More than 300 people killed since Myanmar's coup

Mar 26 2021

Myanmar's security forces have killed more than 300 people in attempts to crush opposition to a Feb. 1 coup, with nearly 90% of victims shot dead and a quarter of them shot in the head, according to data from an advocacy group and local media.

Politicians, doctors and a fortune-teller: Myanmar's new wave of detainees

Mar 02 2021

Since Myanmar's military seized power in a coup on Feb. 1, overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, security forces have detained more than 1,000 people, hundreds at protests and many more in raids - often at night.

Politicians, doctors and a fortune-teller: Myanmar's new wave of detainees

Mar 02 2021

Since Myanmar's military seized power in a coup on Feb. 1, overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, security forces have detained more than 1,000 people, hundreds at protests and many more in raids - often at night.

At least six Buddhists killed in rising Rakhine violence

Feb 04 2019

YANGON Suspected insurgents killed at least six members of a Buddhist ethnic minority in western Myanmar on Thursday, the government and regional sources said, amid spiraling violence in troubled Rakhine state.

Special Report: How Myanmar forces burned, looted and killed in a remote village

Feb 09 2018

INN DIN, Myanmar Bound together, the 10 Rohingya Muslim captives watched their Buddhist neighbors dig a shallow grave. Soon afterwards, on the morning of Sept. 2, all 10 lay dead. At least two were hacked to death by Buddhist villagers. The rest were shot by Myanmar troops, two of the gravediggers said. | Video

Myanmar forces and Buddhist villagers torched Rohingya homes, then killed

Feb 08 2018

INN DIN, Myanmar Bound together, the 10 Rohingya captives watched their Buddhist neighbors dig a grave. Soon afterwards, on the morning of Sept. 2, all 10 lay dead. At least two were hacked to death by Buddhist villagers. The rest were shot by soldiers, two of the gravediggers said. | Video

Myanmar military denies atrocities against Rohingya, replaces general

Nov 14 2017

YANGON Myanmar's army released a report on Monday denying all allegations of rape and killings by security forces, having days earlier replaced the general in charge of the operation that drove more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims to flee to Bangladesh. | Video

Last exit from Myanmar, Rohingya wait for weeks on beach

Nov 12 2017

AH LEI THAN KYAW, Myanmar Some 1,000 Rohingya Muslims desperate to leave Myanmar are camped on this exposed, sun-baked beach on the Bay of Bengal waiting for a boat to carry them to sanctuary in Bangladesh.

Myanmar sees 'bad consequences' if U.S. imposes sanctions on military

Nov 03 2017

YANGON Proposed U.S. sanctions targeting Myanmar's military for its treatment of Rohingya Muslims would hinder the fledgling civilian government sharing power with the generals, a spokesman for de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi said on Friday.

Myanmar to charge journalists on assignment for Turkish state TV: officials

Oct 28 2017

NAYPYITAW/YANGON Myanmar police said on Saturday they were preparing to charge journalists working for Turkey's state broadcaster TRT, their local interpreter and driver for bringing a drone into the country without permission.

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