Save the Children Confirms Two Staff Members Among Dead in Myanmar Attack

International charity Save the Children confirmed on Dec. 28 that two of its staff members were killed in a Christmas Eve attack that it blames on the Myanmar military. In a statement, Save the Children said the two staff were …

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Myanmar Celebrity Paing Takhon Sentenced Three Years in Jail

The legal team of Paing Takhon, a leading Myanmar actor, singer, and model said Monday a junta court sentenced the celebrity to three years in jail with hard labor for supporting pro-democracy protests. “The family is deeply saddened about his …

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Save the Children Suspends Myanmar Operations Due to Missing Staff After Deadly Attack that Killed at Least 38

Save the Children announced that they are suspending Myanmar operations after two of their staff went missing following an alleged junta massacre in Kayah State that left 38 people dead. “(The) two of our staff, who were on the way …

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UN Reports Rape Incidents and Deaths after Sudan Protests

The UNHCR said that the Commission’s Joint Human Rights Office in Sudan has received allegations that 13 women and girls were raped or gang-raped by security forces last Sunday. “We have also received allegations of sexual harassment by security forces …

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US, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Britain Encouraged by Sudan Agreement

The United States and other nations on Thursday said they are pleased with the political agreement in Sudan and the reinstatement of Abdalla Hamdok as prime minister. The US State Department, in a joint statement with Saudi Arabia, United Arab …

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Sudan Cuts Phone and Internet to Curb Protests; 2 Killed

Mobile phone and internet services have been cut off in Sudan as mass protests against the coup grow. “Alert: #Sudan is now in the midst of a near-total telecommunications blackout, with fixed-line internet and calls cut as of 17 November …

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