Families have reportedly retrieved bodies of family members killed in Myanmar's crackdown, after paying $85 to the military junta.
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet urges countries not to repeat deadly mistakes of the past in Syria and to take action to stop the junta’s “slaughter of its people” in Myanmar.
Activists protesting Myanmar’s coup call on public for passive acts of defiance over upcoming new year holiday in a bid to maintain momentum for a movement that has seen more than 700 people killed in clashes with junta.
"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.
The country has been in turmoil since the military removed civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi on February 1.
As violence has escalated, about a dozen armed ethnic groups have condemned the junta as illegitimate and vowed to stand with the protesters.
Myanmar's ambassador to the United Nations, Kyaw Moe Tun, lamented the "lack of adequate and strong action" over the military junta's deadly crackdown on anti-coup protesters.
A US-based Muslim advocacy group filed a court petition against the social media giant on Thursday, claiming the company has failed to police derogatory anti-Muslim content.
UN points to alarming humanitarian impact from escalating violence in northeastern and southeastern Myanmar in recent weeks.
Myanmar’s ambassador to the UK remains locked out of his own embassy in London and has sparked severe criticism on social media.
Some 120 high-profile critics, including actors, social media influencers, singers and models, are facing accusations of spreading dissent against the military.
Myanmar security forces have reportedly killed at least 11 people in overnight clashes with anti-coup protesters in northwest Taze, with activists placing shoes filled with flowers in Yangon to commemorate dead protesters.
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