"This [the Molotov newsletter] is our response to those who slow down the flow of information –– and that's a threat to us," thirty-year-old Lynn Thant, not his real name, says.
Thailand’s PM says Karen villagers who fled airstrikes returned home of their own will, denying that his country’s security forces had forced them back.
Fears are swirling that Saturday could become a flashpoint as military junta warns that its forces will shoot protesters in the head.
The measures are part of a package of human rights sanctions targeting a dozen individuals from Myanmar, China, Russia, North Korea, Eritrea, South Sudan and Libya.
About 1,000 protesters gather near Grand Palace in capital Bangkok demanding end to constitution drafted by military after 2014 coup.
Security forces shot at protesters in the central town of Aungban, killing at least eight people, while residents of the biggest city in the country began to leave their homes to find safety in neighbouring Thailand.
Residents of Hlaing Tharyar township in Yangon say they do not even get to sleep because of “constant gunshots” overnight after the junta puts around two million people under total control at protest hotspots with martial law.
At least four more protestors have been killed in different cities by the security forces, bringing the death toll to more than 70 since widespread protests began in the aftermath of last month's coup.
Nine labour organisations have called on "all Myanmar people" to stop work in an effort to reverse the seizure of power by the military, which overthrew the civilian government of Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1.
United Nations Security Council meets to discuss Myanmar crisis as pro-democracy activists hold fresh demonstrations against the military coup.
Police fire at several places with at least 38 people reported dead, a day after diplomats of Southeast Asian nations failed to unite behind a call for the military to release ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
UN human rights official says there is “credible information” of at least 18 people killed and 30 wounded on Sunday, making it the highest single-day death toll among demonstrators who have been protesting against the February 1st military coup.
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