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26 Aug
Sources say the former envoy to Myanmar has been detained for violating immigration laws. Britain has expressed concern about the reported detention of Vicky Bowman, whose husband is a famous activist.
7 Aug 2022
Aung Kyaw Moe, human rights adviser to Myanmar's National Unity Government, speaks with DW about the execution of four pro-democracy activists in Myanmar, as well as Rohingya rights and democratization.
7 Aug 2022
Toru Kubota is the fifth foreign journalist detained in Myanmar since the military seized power in February 2021. He is accused of stoking dissent against the military government.
5 Aug 2022
The execution of activists in Myanmar and US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan overshadow the ASEAN foreign minister's meeting, taking place in Cambodia.
26 Jul 2022
Despite mounting outrage over the executions of four political prisoners, Myanmar's military rulers have pushed back against criticism, calling the executions "justice for the people."
24 Jul 2022
The International Court of Justice has thrown out Myanmar's objections to queries over its treatment of the Muslim Rohingya minority. This paves the way for the case to be heard in full, a process that could take years.
23 Jul 2022
Myanmar's COVID-19 border closure and the recent coup have driven workers to desperation. This investigation into Thailand's fishery industry was made possible by the Pulitzer Center and Democratic Voice of Burma.
21 Jul 2022
Amnesty International says it has "credible information" that Myanmar's military deployed landmines in Kayah State. These mines have injured and even killed civilians.
13 Jul 2022
Faced with economic instability and worsening violence, many Myanmar people are heading to Thailand. But the trip holds its own dangers, especially for women, says Thet Mon in a story supported by the Pulitzer Center.
5 Jul 2022
It's been one year since Myanmar's military toppled the democratically elected government and launched a brutal crackdown on popular protest. DW spoke with Dr. Sasa, a spokesman for Myanmar's government-in-exile, about how the opposition plans to restore democratic rule.
23 Jun 2022
Myanmar's ousted leader has been transferred to a prison in Naypyidaw, where she is being held in solitary confinement. The military seized power in a coup last year, claiming Aung San Suu Kyi held power illegitimately.
12 May 2022
Duwa Lashi La is the acting president of the National Unity Government (NUG) of Myanmar, a parallel government formed in opposition to the junta after the latter seized power in a February 2021 coup. Speaking to FRANCE 24 from a secret location in the country, Duwa Lashi La said that "within a year, we achieved significant success on the military and administrative fronts". He claimed that his People's Defence Force (PDF) controls 15 percent of Myanmar and that combined with the ethnic resistance groups, the "collective resistance forces" control "almost 50 percent" of the country.

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