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Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar critically injured by live rounds

Rally in Kale turns violent and stun grenades deployed in YangonThree people have been critically injured after security forces fired live rounds at anti-coup protesters in north-western Myanmar, medics said, as south-east Asian powers met to pressure the junta over its deadly crackdown.Police also fired stun grenades and rubber bullets on Tuesday to disperse protesters in the city of Yangon, according to witnesses, as demonstrations continued over the military’s removal of Aung San Suu Kyi’s el...
Tags: Protest, World news, South and Central Asia, Global development, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Yangon


Myanmar: police fire stun grenades at protesters in Yangon – video

Clashes between police and protesters in Myanmar are continuing despite a crackdown by the authorities. Officers were filmed using stun grenades and water cannon on demonstrators in Yangon and Kale. Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations are expected to hold a conference call with a Myanmar military official to ask them to resolve the demonstrations peacefully. The military overthrew Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government on 1 February. Since then, 21 people have been killed and mo...
Tags: Protest, World news, Asia Pacific, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Yangon, Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations


Aung San Suu Kyi hit with more charges as defiant protesters return to Myanmar streets

Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was hit with more charges Monday, as protesters returned to the streets in a show of defiance following the deadliest day since the military seized power in a coup in early February.
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Aung San Suu Kyi hit with more charges as defiant protesters return to Myanmar streets

Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was hit with more charges Monday, as protesters returned to the streets in a show of defiance following the deadliest day since the military seized power in a coup in early February.
Tags: Cnn, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar


Defying Deadly Crackdown, Crowds Again Protest Myanmar Coup

The protests against the military takeover of Myanmar's government continued despite 18 reported killings on Sunday.
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Aung San Suu Kyi faces four charges as Myanmar junta cracks down on dissent

Ousted leader, not seen in public since last month’s military coup, appears in court via video linkTwo new charges have been announced against Aung San Suu Kyi, according to her lawyer, as Myanmar’s ousted leader appeared before court via video link.Aung San Suu Kyi, who has not been seen in public since she was detained by the military one month ago, now faces a total of four legal charges. If convicted, she may be prevented from running in future elections. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, South and Central Asia, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar


Aung San Suu Kyi hit with another charge as defiant protesters return to Myanmar streets

Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was hit with another charge Monday, as protesters returned to the streets in a show of defiance following the deadliest day since the military seized power in a coup in early February.
Tags: Cnn, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar


Aung San Suu Kyi faces third charge as Myanmar junta cracks down on dissent

Ousted leader, not seen in public since last month’s military coup, appears in court via video linkA third charge has been announced against Aung San Suu Kyi, according to her lawyer, as Myanmar’s ousted leader appeared before court via video link.Aung San Suu Kyi, who has not been seen in public since she was detained by the military one month ago, appeared healthy, though had perhaps lost weight, her lawyer said. Continue reading...
Tags: World news, South and Central Asia, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar


Myanmar coup: Aung San Suu Kyi appears in court to face fresh charges

Ms Suu Kyi was told she faces fresh charges a month after she was detained during a military coup.
Tags: News, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Ms Suu Kyi


Myanmar police and military kill at least 18 people after opening fire on protesters, UN says

Images showed bodies lying in pools of blood on the streets, the injured frantically carried away with bullet wounds peppering their limbs, and protesters huddled behind makeshift shields and barricades, as Myanmar's security forces Sunday launched their most violent and deadly crackdown on peaceful demonstrators since the February 1 coup.
Tags: Asia, News, Un, Myanmar


Myanmar security forces open fire on peaceful protesters in deadliest day since coup

Images showed bodies lying in pools of blood on the streets, the injured frantically carried away with bullet wounds peppering their limbs, and protesters huddled behind makeshift shields and barricades, as Myanmar's security forces Sunday launched their most violent and deadly crackdown on peaceful demonstrators since the February 1 coup.
Tags: News, Stories, Myanmar


Myanmar security forces open fire on peaceful protesters in deadliest day since coup

Images showed bodies lying in pools of blood on the streets, the injured frantically carried away with bullet wounds peppering their limbs, and protesters huddled behind makeshift shields and barricades, as Myanmar's security forces Sunday launched their most violent and deadly crackdown on peaceful demonstrators since the February 1 coup.
Tags: Cnn, Myanmar


Myanmar coup: police fire on protesters in deadliest day of clashes – video

At least 18 people have been killed, according to the UN, after security forces in Myanmar used lethal violence against anti-coup protesters in the most deadly crackdown since the military seized power at the start of February‘Myanmar is like a battlefield’: UN says at least 18 dead as security forces fire on protesters‘We have to win’: Myanmar protesters persevere as forces ramp up violence Continue reading...
Tags: World news, South and Central Asia, Un, Myanmar, Myanmar coup


‘We have to win’: Myanmar protesters persevere as forces ramp up violence

Violent scenes play out across country as police crack down against peaceful protestersYe Swan Htet, 23, had joined a sit-down protest on a bridge in west Yangon when he saw police approaching. Officers were carrying guns, he remembered, but he didn’t expect them to actually shoot. The protest was peaceful; crowds were singing and clapping.Then, gun fire rang out all around him. Bricks burst open and a branch snapped from a tree. “There was a guy who got hit in his thigh by a rubber bullet, so I...
Tags: World news, South and Central Asia, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar, Yangon


Myanmar police and military kill at least 18 people after opening fire on protesters, UN says

At least 18 people were killed and more than 30 injured in Myanmar on Sunday as police and military forces "confronted peaceful demonstrations," the UN Human Rights Office said.
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At least 18 people killed during Myanmar protests, UN says

At least 18 people were killed and more than 30 injured in Myanmar on Sunday as police and military forces "confronted peaceful demonstrations," the UN Human Rights Office said.
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Deaths reported as Myanmar police crackdown on protesters after military coup

There were reports of gunfire as police fired tear gas and water cannons on demonstrators demanding that the elected government be restored to power.       [Author: USA TODAY]
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'Myanmar is like a battlefield': UN says at least 18 dead as security forces fire on protesters

Police and troops crack down on rallies held across the country in defiance of juntaAt least 18 people have been killed, according to the UN, after security forces in Myanmar used lethal violence against anti-coup protesters in the most deadly crackdown since the military seized power at the start of February.Live bullets, stun grenades and teargas were fired at demonstrators in several towns and cities as police, backed by troops, attempted to stamp out countrywide rallies held in defiance of t...
Tags: Protest, World news, South and Central Asia, Aung San Suu Kyi, Un, Myanmar


At Least 11 Dead On Bloodiest Day Of Myanmar Protests Against Coup

Myanmar has been in chaos since the army seized power and detained elected government leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Tags: News, Myanmar


At Least 18 Dead On Bloodiest Day Of Myanmar Protests Against Coup

Myanmar has been in chaos since the army seized power and detained elected government leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
Tags: News, Myanmar


UN agency says at least 18 dead as Myanmar police ramp up use of force on protesters after military coup

"Deaths reportedly occurred as a result of live ammunition fired into crowds," the U.N. Human Rights Office said       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, Un, Myanmar, Usa Today, U N human rights office


7 dead in bloodiest day of Myanmar protests

Myanmar police shot dead at least seven protesters Sunday and wounded several others in the deadliest day since the military seized power on February 1, according to Reuters citing political and medical sources, as well as local media.
Tags: News, Stories, Myanmar, Reuters


Myanmar police shoot dead seven protesters in bloodiest day since the coup

Myanmar police shot dead at least seven protesters Sunday and wounded several others in one of the bloodiest days since the military seized power on February 1.
Tags: Cnn, Myanmar


Myanmar coup: Deadliest day of protests as police open fire

At least nine people are killed as police try to disperse huge anti-coup rallies in several cities.
Tags: News, Myanmar


Myanmar police shoot dead four protesters in bloodiest day since the coup

Myanmar police shot dead at least two protesters Sunday and wounded several others in one of the bloodiest days since the military seized power on February 1.
Tags: Cnn, Myanmar


Myanmar coup: Casualties rise as police step up crackdown

Police fire live rounds, tear gas and rubber bullets to disperse anti-coup rallies in several cities.
Tags: News, Myanmar


Myanmar police shoot dead two protesters in one of the bloodiest days since the coup

Myanmar police shot dead at least two protesters Sunday and wounded several others in one of the bloodiest days since the military seized power on February 1.
Tags: Cnn, Myanmar


Myanmar police shoot protester dead, and wound others, as they open fire on demonstrations

Myanmar police shot dead one protester on Sunday and wounded several others as they moved to end weeks of demonstrations against the military coup, according to a local politician and news reports.
Tags: Cnn, Myanmar


Myanmar's UN ambassador fired after anti-coup speech, as military intensifies crackdown on protesters

Myanmar's military junta fired the country's United Nations ambassador Saturday after he made an impassioned plea at the UN General Assembly for international action to help overturn the coup.
Tags: Cnn, United Nations, Un, Myanmar, UN General Assembly


Myanmar police fire teargas and rubber bullets in violent crackdown on protesters – video

A woman has reportedly been shot and killed as police in Myanmar escalated a violent crackdown on anti-coup protesters, firing teargas and rubber bullets and detaining dozens of people. Protesters who attempted to gather for peaceful rallies on Saturday were met with an aggressive response by security forces in the two biggest cities, Yangon and Mandalay, and in the central town of Monywa, where a woman was shot dead, according to local media reports.Woman reportedly shot dead as Myanmar police ...
Tags: Protest, World news, South and Central Asia, Myanmar, Yangon, Mandalay, Monywa



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