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Myanmar’s Military accuse Aung San Suu Kyi of serious corruption charges

Myanmar’s military charged deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption, the most serious charge laid against her to date. Ms Suu Kyi is accused of accepting cash and gold in bribes, and faces up to 15 years in jail if found guilty. She faces six other charges relating to alleged illegal imports of walkie-talkies […]

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Myanmar’s army chief urged to end violent crackdown against its people

South Asian leaders have urged Myanmar’s army chief to end the violent crackdown in the country, after taking power in a coup in February. Since the takeover this was General Min Aung Hlaing’s first foreign trip. Calls for the military to stop killing protesters and to release political prisoners rose. More than 700 people have […]

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European Union imposes sanctions on Myanmar’s military leaders and conglomerates

European Union has imposed sanctions on 10 of Myanmar’s military leaders, as well as two giant military conglomerates, in its toughest measures yet against the February 1 coup and bloody crackdown. The sanctions include asset freezes and visa bans, EU member states said the individuals were “all responsible for undermining democracy and the rule of […]

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Myanmar charging families $85 to retrieve bodies of relatives killed in military crackdown

The Myanmar military is charging $85 to retrieve the bodies of relatives killed by security forces in a bloody crackdown on Friday, activists reported. At least 82 people were killed Friday in Bago, 90 kilometers northeast of Yangon, after the city was “raided” by the military’s security forces, said advocacy group Assistance Association for Political […]

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Myanmar Military Coup: Security forces throw grenades at protesting civilians

Protesters took to the streets of Myanmar amid reports of security forces killing three people in Yangon, just two days after 114 people were killed on the bloodiest day since the February 1 military coup. A man was killed and several others wounded on Monday when security forces fired on one Yangon neighbourhood, local media said. […]