Google Investigates Myanmar Junta linked Telecom Firm Ads

Google said on Wednesday that recently it was reviewing the advertisements which were ran by the Myanmar military-backed telecommunications firm. The company spokeswoman said that the company has taken action regarding the matter and removed videos related to the Myanmar …

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Malaysia High Court Allows Myanmar Deportations to be Challenged by Rights Groups

A Malaysian court has allowed rights groups Amnesty International and Asylum Access Malaysia to challenge the deportation of over 1,000 Myanmar nationals last month and to extend the stay of 114 others who are still in Malaysia. The Kuala Lumpur …

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Thailand and Mizoram Ready to Accommodate Myanmar Refugees

Thailand and India’s Mizoram State expressed their willingness to take in refugees fleeing the coup violence in Myanmar. Thailand has reportedly prepared facilities in provinces bordering Myanmar to accommodate any Burmese refugee that crosses them. The said refugee centers were …

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United Nations Calls For the Release of Trapped Protesters in Myanmar

The United Nations (UN) has called on the military of Myanmar to release hundreds of anti-coup protesters believed to be trapped inside apartment buildings in Yangon. According to Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has urged for “maximum restraint” …

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Myanmar Military Junta Revokes Licenses of Five Media Companies

The Myanmar military junta has removed the licenses of Burmese media outlets Mizzima, Myanmar Now, 7-Day, DVB, and Khit Thit Media. All the impacted media outlets covered the start of the pro-democracy protests since the coup started.  In addition to …

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Burmese Security Forces Kill Two Protesters in Myitkyina, Occupy Schools and Hospitals Nationwide

Burmese security forces have reportedly killed two protesters Myitkyina while and forcibly occupied schools and hospitals in Yangon and Mandalay. Photos circulating social media showed the bodies of two protesters lying on the street in the northern town of Myitkyina. …

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