UN fears “mass atrocities” by junta in Burma

Published on : 23/10/2021 – 07:14 The UN for Human Rights in Burma on Friday accused the Burmese junta of “massing tens of thousands of troops and heavy weapons” in the north of the country. The organization says it fears “probable crimes against humanity and war crimes”. The UN rapporteur for human rights in Burma […]

Burma burns half a billion dollars in drugs

Burmese authorities on Saturday burned more than half a billion dollars in opium, heroin, methamphetamine and other drugs seized by police as a warning to traffickers who appear to have learned to circumvent travel restrictions due to Covid and resumed their traffic. A big black cloud In Yangon, journalists could see a huge pile of […]

Burma burns half a billion dollars in drugs

Burmese authorities on Saturday burned more than half a billion dollars in opium, heroin, methamphetamine and other drugs seized by police as a warning to traffickers who appear to have learned to circumvent travel restrictions due to Covid and resumed their traffic. A big black cloud In Yangon, journalists could see a huge pile of […]

Burma: Aung San Suu Kyi tried for sedition

Former Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi, overthrown by a military coup and indicted on multiple occasions by the junta, appeared in court on Tuesday (June 15) for sedition. Various legal proceedings The politically motivated trial, according to many observers, is being held behind closed doors in a tightly guarded court specially set up in […]

Burma. Former leader Aung San Suu Kyi indicted on corruption charges

Former Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi, overthrown by a military coup, has been charged with corruption, the official newspaper The Global New Light of Myanmar reported on Thursday. The former de facto head of the civilian government is notably accused of having perceived “600,000 dollars and several kilos of gold” bribes. She is also […]

Burma. Former leader Aung San Suu Kyi indicted on corruption charges

Former Burmese leader Aung San Suu Kyi, overthrown by a military coup, has been charged with corruption, the official newspaper The Global New Light of Myanmar reported on Thursday. The former de facto head of the civilian government is notably accused of having perceived “600,000 dollars and several kilos of gold” bribes. She is also […]

Burmese board labels rival government as terrorist group | The World | DW

The Burma military junta on Saturday (05/08/2021) classified the Government of National Unity (GUN) as a terrorist group, constituted in hiding by legislators dismissed after the coup. The Government of National Unity (GUN), which operates undercover and which in turn qualifies the army as a terrorist force, announced this week that it would create a […]

UN Security Council “strongly condemns the deaths of hundreds of civilians”

Published on : 02/04/2021 – 01:04 The UN Security Council managed on Thursday to speak with one voice on the situation in Burma, issuing a statement largely watered down by China during a difficult negotiation that lasted two days. On Thursday April 1, the UN Security Council “strongly condemned the deaths of hundreds of civilians, […]