Police Protest Crackdowns Intensify in Myanmar, One Woman Dead

Myanmar security forces have reportedly conducted a violent crackdown against pro-democracy protesters across the country which left one woman dead and several injured including children. According to local media outlets, a woman was reportedly shot and killed by state security …

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Japanese Journalist Detained During Protest Dispersal in Yangon

Burmese Police have detained Japanese journalist Yuki Kitazumi during a protest in the commercial capital of Yangon. Kitazumi, who runs Yangon Media Professionals, used to be a journalist with the Nikkei business daily. Kitazumi was arrested along with 20 other …

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Pro-Junta Protesters attack Pro-Democracy Demonstration and Bystanders in Yangon

Pro-military junta demonstrators have attacked pro-democracy protesters and bystanders in Yangon leaving several injured. The Junta supporters were reportedly armed with knives and slingshots and have stabbed one man while they have also thrown rocks at people.  Footage circulating social …

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Myanmar Military Junta Threatens Violence Against Planned General Strike

Myanmar’s Military Junta, the Tatmadaw had publicly warned against the planned “22222” general strike across the country and said that it is willing to use force if necessary. “It is found that the protesters have raised their incitement towards riot …

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Burmese Police Harass Striking Railway Workers in Mandalay

Burmese Police have violently dispersed striking railway workers in Mandalay with rubber bullets and tear gas. The railway workers joined pro-democracy protesters in obstructing the Rail Bus Engine (RBE) trains using log barricades to protest the Tatmadaw coup.  The protests …

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