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‘We have more in common than what separates us’: refugee stories, told by refugees

In One Thousand Dreams, award-winning photographer Robin Hammond hands the camera to refugees. Often reduced by the media’s toxic or well-meaning narratives, the portraits and interviews capture a different and more complex tale‘Never stop dreaming’: refugees get behind the camera – in picturesRobin Hammond has spent two decades crisscrossing the developing world and telling other people’s stories. From photographing the Rohingya forced out of Myanmar and rape survivors in the Democratic Republi...
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UN Proposal Seeks Arms Embargo and Democracy in Myanmar

Diplomats say the U_N_ General Assembly is expected to approve a resolution calling on Myanmar’s military junta to restore the country’s democratic transition and calling on all countries “to prevent the flow of arms into Myanmar.”.
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They work abroad to feed their families. Now they can't send the money home

Su and her husband are among the 1.7 million Myanmar nationals working in neighboring Thailand, according to the Migrant Workers Group, and part of a vital network of overseas workers who support relatives at home.
Tags: Asia, News, SU, Thailand, Myanmar, Migrant Workers Group


They work abroad to feed their families. Now they can't send the money home

Su and her husband are among the 1.7 million Myanmar nationals working in neighboring Thailand, according to the Migrant Workers Group, and part of a vital network of overseas workers who support relatives at home.
Tags: SU, Cnn, Thailand, Myanmar, Migrant Workers Group


UN Alarmed by Abuse of Civilians in Growing Myanmar Conflict

The United Nations’ office in Myanmar has expressed concern about escalating human rights abuses after reports that opponents of the ruling military may have executed 25 civilians and allegations that troops burned down a village.
Tags: United Nations, Un, Myanmar


US journalist appears in court after detention, Frontier Myanmar says

The US journalist who went missing after being detained in Myanmar over three weeks ago, has appeared at a court in Yangon according to Frontier Myanmar, the news publication Fenster works for as managing editor.
Tags: Asia, News, US, Myanmar, Yangon, Fenster, Frontier Myanmar


American journalist Danny Fenster appears in court after weeks in detention, Frontier Myanmar says

The US journalist who went missing after being detained in Myanmar over three weeks ago, has appeared at a court in Yangon according to Frontier Myanmar, the news publication Fenster works for as managing editor.
Tags: US, Cnn, Myanmar, Yangon, Fenster, Frontier Myanmar, Danny Fenster


Myanmar Extends Detention of US Journalist Danny Fenster

The American journalist in Myanmar detained last month by authorities has made an appearance in a special court in the prison where he is being held.
Tags: US, Myanmar, Danny Fenster


UN Alarmed by Abuse of Civilians in Myanmar Conflict

The United Nations’ office in Myanmar has expressed concern about escalating human rights abuses after reports this week that a group opposed to the country’s ruling military may have executed 25 civilians and that government security forces burned a village.
Tags: United Nations, Un, Myanmar


U.N. Alarmed at Sharp Deterioration in Myanmar Human Rights Environment

(Reuters) - The United Nations in Myanmar said on Thursday it was alarmed by recent acts of violence in the country that illustrated a sharp...
Tags: United Nations, Myanmar, Reuters


5 things to know for June 17: Biden trip, voting laws, coronavirus, Myanmar, climate

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and On with Your Day.
Tags: Cnn, Myanmar, Biden


Myanmar Ethnic Group Pledges to Investigate Alleged Killing of 25 Labourers

(Reuters) - A Myanmar ethnic political group that has been fighting the army in the east of the country has pledged to investigate allegations by...
Tags: Myanmar, Reuters, Myanmar Ethnic Group Pledges


S.Korea Provides $900,000 for U.N. Myanmar Aid

By Hyonhee ShinSEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea has provided $900,000 to a U.N.-led humanitarian aid initiative for Myanmar, U.N. data showed on...
Tags: Korea, Myanmar, Hyonhee ShinSEOUL Reuters South Korea


N.Korea Gives $300,000 for Myanmar in First Financial Aid Since 2005

By Hyonhee ShinSEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea has provided $300,000 to a U.N.-led humanitarian aid initiative for Myanmar, marking its first...
Tags: North Korea, Korea, Myanmar, Hyonhee ShinSEOUL Reuters


Myanmar's Renewed War Scatters Tens of Thousands to Forests

(Reuters) - Some camps dotted in the forest have a few dozen people, some more than a thousand. The displaced sleep packed together under plastic...
Tags: Myanmar, Reuters


Myanmar village destroyed amid clashes between military and anti-junta group

Residents say 200 homes in Kin Ma burned to ground after opponents of junta fought with regime’s forcesA village in central Myanmar has been torched by the military junta, killing at least two people and reducing about 200 homes to piles of ash and rubble, residents have told local media.Security forces set fire to the Kin Ma village, in Magway region, on Tuesday afternoon after fighting with opponents of the junta, according to residents. More than 1,000 people are sheltering in the forest and ...
Tags: South and Central Asia, Myanmar, Ma, Myanmar coup, Magway, Kin Ma village


Junta troops burn Myanmar village to the ground after fighting, residents say

Security forces set ablaze a village in central Myanmar after clashing there with opponents of the ruling junta, leaving at least two elderly people burned to death, several village residents said on Wednesday.
Tags: Asia, News, Myanmar


Resident: Junta Burns Myanmar Village in Escalating Violence

Government troops have burned down most of a village in Myanmar’s heartland in an apparent attempt to suppress local resistance against the ruling military junta.
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Junta troops burn Myanmar village to the ground after fighting, residents say

Security forces set ablaze a village in central Myanmar after clashing there with opponents of the ruling junta, leaving at least two elderly people burned to death, several village residents said on Wednesday.
Tags: Cnn, Myanmar


Myanmar village of Kin Ma burns down after clashes

The military blames "terrorists" for the incident but locals tell the BBC troops are to blame.
Tags: News, Bbc, Myanmar, Ma


Myanmar Village Burned After Fighting; Residents Blame Security Forces

(Reuters) - Security forces set ablaze a village in central Myanmar after clashing there with opponents of the ruling junta, leaving at least two...
Tags: Myanmar, Reuters Security, Residents Blame Security Forces


Amicus Briefs Against Florida’s Censorship Law (SB 7072)

Five amicus briefs were filed in support of the NetChoice/CCIA motion for a preliminary injunction against the Florida censorship law. Highlights: Internet Association amicus brief: The February 1, 2021 coup in Myanmar exemplifies the need for quick and nimble responses to rapidly changing conditions. One day after the coup, Facebook designated Myanmar a “temporary high-risk location” and announced that it would “remove ‘any calls to bring armaments’ and protect posts criticizing the country’s ...
Tags: Facebook, Florida, Law, Eff, Myanmar, Hurley, Miami Herald, Facebook Facebook, Authors Guild, Szabo, Veitch, PEN America, Potts, Esparza, Content Regulation, Derivative Liability


Junta Troops Burn Myanmar Village in Escalation of Violence

Government troops in Myanmar have burned down most of a village in the country’s central heartland in an apparent attempt to suppress local resistance against the ruling military junta.
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Iran, Iraq and UAE, Saudi  march into final phase of World Cup qualifying

Doha (AFP) – Iran, Saudi Arabia, the UAE topped their respective groups to ease into the third phase of Asian qualifying for the 2022 FIFA World Cup on Tuesday On a frantic day of action across Asia, with 14 matches  played, Iraq, Oman, China, Vietnam and Lebanon also made it through after finishing among the five best second-placed teams. Syria, Japan, South Korea and Australia had already clinched their spots in the deciding round, from which four countries will advance to next year’s tournam...
Tags: Asia, Japan, Australia, Saudi Arabia, China, Iraq, Sport, Iran, Syria, Soccer, Liverpool, Southampton, Serbia, Dubai, Myanmar, Uzbekistan


Myanmar Militia Group Halts Attacks on Troops After Peace Plea

(Reuters) - A militia group in Myanmar's conflict-torn Kayah State announced a halt to attacks on military targets on Tuesday, after appeals from...
Tags: Myanmar, Reuters, Kayah State, Myanmar Militia Group


UN put Rohingya ‘at risk’ by sharing data without consent, says rights group

Refugees tell Human Rights Watch they fear forced repatriation and persecution after personal details passed on to MyanmarThe UN may have put hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees at risk of persecution or involuntary repatriation back to Myanmar after improperly collecting and sharing refugees’ personal information with Bangladesh, according to Human Rights Watch (HRW), which is urging an investigation.Over the past three years, the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has registered more than 800,00...
Tags: World news, South and Central Asia, Migration, United Nations, Refugees, Bangladesh, Un, Myanmar, Rohingya, UNHCR, Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch HRW


Myanmar releases US journalist, who was allegedly tortured in prison

American citizen Nathan Maung, who has been detained in Myanmar since March 9, was released and deported to the United States on Tuesday after charges against him were dropped, his lawyer said.
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Myanmar releases US journalist Nathan Maung, who was allegedly tortured in prison

American citizen Nathan Maung, who has been detained in Myanmar since March 9, was released and deported to the United States on Tuesday after charges against him were dropped, his lawyer said.
Tags: US, Cnn, United States, Myanmar, Nathan Maung


Trial begins for ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi went on trial Monday, more than four months after the country's military seized power in a coup.
Tags: Asia, News, Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar


Myanmar puts Suu Kyi on trial on charges critics call bogus

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi went on trial Monday on charges that many observers say are an attempt by the...
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