The junta first declared a state of emergency after seizing power from the government of Aung San Suu Kyi in a coup in February last year.
Cracking down on resistance to military rule in Myanmar, junta troops have allegedly torched hundreds of buildings in several villages in the country's north last week.
Military rule in Myanmar has announced that the amnesty will be placed on the nation’s Union Day.
Opponents of the military rule have marked the one-year anniversary of the army’s seizure of power with a nationwide strike to show their strength and solidarity amid international concerns.
"Credible reports say at least 35 people, including at least one child, were forced from their vehicles, killed and burned," says UN's humanitarian chief Martin Griffiths while demanding a transparent probe into eastern Kayah state massacre.
An advocacy group has submitted evidence to the International Criminal Court of violence by military forces against anti-coup protesters.
Meta Platforms Inc, formerly known as Facebook, has said it will ban all Myanmar-military controlled businesses from having a presence on its platforms over ongoing violence and human rights abuses.
Defence lawyers argued that Suu Kyi could not be held responsible for statements on her party’s Facebook page, because she was already in detention.
The decision comes at an emergency meeting of the foreign ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations ahead of its three-day summit from October 26.
Activists burnt pictures of Min Aung Hlaing and set fire to fake coffins to mark junta leader's 65th birthday.
The fighting at Muse, one of the main crossing points to China, is the latest to hit Myanmar since the coup led to an upsurge of conflict with insurgent groups in border regions.
Two warplanes "launched an air strike and aerial gunfire" followed by rockets from helicopters, says governor of Thailand's Mae Hong Son province, which borders Myanmar's Karen state, marking a second day of assault.
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