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Myanmar: Military court sentences Aung San Suu Kyi, Australia economist to three years in prison

Naypyidaw: A Myanmar military court on Thursday  sentenced the country's ousted leader and Nobel prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi and her former adviser, Australian Sean Turnell, to three years in prison for violating the country’s Official State Secrets Act, media reports said.

Myanmar spiralling ‘from bad to worse, to horrific’, Human Rights Council hears

New York: Since the Myanmar military launched its “disastrous” coup last year, UN-appointed independent human rights expert Tom Andrews said on Wednesday that conditions have worsened, “by any measure”.

Myanmar: Guterres strongly condemns army attacks which left 11 children dead

New York: The UN chief on Tuesday strongly condemned attacks by Government troops in Myanmar on a northern rebel stronghold which targeted a school, leaving at least 13 dead, including 11 children.

Myanmar: Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi given three more years in prison on election fraud charges

Yangon: A Myanmar court has sentenced ousted leader and Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi to a further three years in prison on election fraud charges, media reports said on Friday.

Myanmar shells land in Bangladesh

Dhaka/UNI: Two mortar shells fired from Myanmar landed near the Tambru North neighborhood in Bangladesh's Bandarban district, officials said on Monday.

Myanmar: 5 years since Rohingya mass exodus, UNHCR urges solutions

New York: This week marks five years since more than 700,000 ethnic Rohingya fled military persecution from Myanmar for neighbouring Bangladesh, the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, said on Tuesday, appealing to the international community for greater support.

Myanmar: Crimes against humanity committed systematically, says UN report

New York: Crimes against humanity continue to be systematically committed in Myanmar, with ongoing conflicts severely impacting women and children, according to a UN report released on Tuesday.

Myanmar junta's execution of four democracy activists condemned by UN

New York: The independent UN human rights expert for Myanmar called for a strong international response on Monday following the executions of four pro-democracy activists by the country’s military junta. In a statement issued later in the day, UN human rights chief Michelle Bachelet said she was "dismayed" that despite appeal from across the world, military leaders had move ahead with "no regard" for international rights law.

Myanmar military executes four democracy activists

Naypyidaw: Myanmar's military has executed four democracy activists,an episode which has triggered widespread condemnation, media reports said on Monday.

Northern Myanmar witnessing surge in China-backed rare earth mining

Naypyidaw: Controlled by a militia sponsored by the Myanmar military, there has been a surge in illegal rare earth mining in northern Kachin State of the country since last year’s coup in areas along the border with China, media reports said.

Beijing wants instability in Myanmar: Southeast Asia expert Bertil Lintner

New Delhi: Veteran journalist and regional expert Bertil Lintner on Monday said that China wants instability in Myanmar, and wishes to remain a major controlling player in the politics of the Southeast Asian country.

Myanmar: Shocking toll on children must be spur to action, says UN rights expert

New York: Myanmar’s military junta is responsible for shocking violence against children caught up in the bloody aftermath of last February’s coup, a top independent Human Rights Council-appointed investigator said on Wednesday.

Myanmar: Cycle of ‘human rights violations and abuses’ continues, warns Bachelet

New York: Still suffering from the devastating consequences of the February 2021 military coup, the UN rights chief said on Tuesday that the people of Myanmar remain “trapped in a cycle of poverty and displacement, human rights violations and abuses”.

Myanmar: Death sentences ‘vile attempt at instilling fear’, rights experts charge

New York: The international community must increase pressure on Myanmar ‘s military rulers in the wake of their decision to move ahead with death sentences against four individuals, including two prominent opponents of the regime, UN independent human rights experts said on Friday.

China will soon establish their control over Indian Ocean by establishing ports on Myanmar: Reports

Beijing: China will soon establish their control over the Indian Ocean by establishing ports on Myanmar, media reports said on Saturday.