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27 Apr 2022
Courts in the military-ruled country have already sentenced the deposed Myanmar leader to six years in prison, but her combined maximum sentences could see her jailed for decades.
28 Mar 2022
The leader of Myanmar's military made the threat at a parade marking Armed Forces Day. The junta ousted civilian leaders, including State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, in February 2021.
26 Feb 2022
Brussels has imposed sanctions on 22 Myanmar officials and a state- owned oil and gas company that has been a major source of funding for the ruling junta.
24 Feb 2022
Women are playing key roles resisting Myanmar's military rulers a year after the coup. DW spoke with two regime opponents who were forced to flee to neighboring Thailand. One asked that we conceal her identity for her safety.
5 Feb 2022
A year after the military seized control of the country, Myanmar is facing a "multidimensional humanitarian crisis," the International Labour Organization has warned.
5 Feb 2022
Is there no stopping all-out civil war in Myanmar? On the first anniversary of the coup that ended power sharing between Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy and a military whose candidates had just been trounced in a general election, a silent strike took place to protest the brutal crackdown against calls to return to civilian rule. Can peaceful protest still work?
16 Jan 2022
Myanmar says it's released more than 5,000 political prisoners as part of an amnesty for people arrested during pro-democracy protests in recent months. But critics of the ruling military junta say it is just a way to ease tensions with ASEAN.
15 Jan 2022
Myanmar military apparently used civilians as 'target practice' – HRW's Phil Robertson
9 Jan 2022
Hun Sen's trip marked the first official visit by a country's leader to Myanmar since last year's coup. It has angered local and international human rights campaigners.
30 Dec 2021
According to the United Nations, 82 million people had been displaced by wars and civil unrest at the end of 2020. Among them are stateless Rohingya Muslims in Bangladesh facing constant setbacks in returning to their homeland Myanmar.
30 Dec 2021
Charity Save the Children confirmed that its two missing staff were caught up in an attack that killed at least 35. US Secretary of State Antony Blinken renewed calls for the UN to impose an arms embargo in Myanmar.
27 Dec 2021
Over 30 people have been killed near the Myanmar village of Mo So, with activists and local media blaming the massacre on junta troops. Two people from Save the Children remain missing.

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