Myanmar authorities open new corruption cases against deposed pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar: New corruption cases have been opened against Myanmar`s deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other former officials from her government, the state-run Global New Light of Myanmar said on Thursday. The cases are the latest of a series brought against elected leader Suu Kyi, who was overthrown by the army on Feb. 1 […]

म्यामांर की सैन्य सरकार आंग सान सू की के खिलाफ अगले सप्ताह शुरू करेगी अदालती कार्यवाही

Myanmar junta to start court case against Suu Kyi next week| म्यामांर की सैन्य सरकार सू की के खिलाफ अगले सप्ताह शुरू करेगी अदालती कार्यवाही – India TV Hindi News […]

म्यांमार में गृह युद्ध की आशंका, संयुक्त राष्ट्र की विशेष दूत क्रिसरीन ने किया आगाह

UN envoy warns of possible civil war in Myanmar seeks talks | म्यांमार में गृह युद्ध की आशंका, संयुक्त राष्ट्र की विशेष दूत क्रिसरीन ने किया आगाह – India TV Hindi News […]

European Union issues warning statement to Myanmar military against dissolution of Suu Kyi’s party

Brussels: The European Union has issued a statement warning the Myanmar military against the dissolution of the National League for Democracy (NLD), the party that won the November elections, as such a decision would be a “blatant disregard” for the will of the people. This comes after military-appointed commission chairman Thein Soe announced on Friday […]

Election commission to dissolve Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy Party

Naypyitaw: Myanmar`s junta-appointed election commission will dissolve Aung San Suu Kyi`s National League for Democracy Party (NLD) because of what it said was fraud in a November election, news outlet Myanmar Now said on Friday, citing a commissioner. Myanmar Now said the decision was made during a meeting with political parties that was boycotted by […]

Freed Japan reporter calls on Tokyo to take ‘concrete action’ against Myanmar junta

Tokyo: A Japanese journalist recently freed from a Myanmar jail urged his government on Friday to take “concrete action” against the military regime there, including reviewing its development aid. Myanmar authorities arrested Yuki Kitazumi, a freelance reporter who was covering the unrest that engulfed the country after a military takeover on Feb. 1, and charged […]

UN vote on call to suspend arms supply to Myanmar postponed

New York: A 193-member U.N. General Assembly vote on Tuesday (May 18) on a draft resolution calling “for an immediate suspension of the direct and indirect supply, sale or transfer of all weapons and munitions” to Myanmar has been postponed, diplomats said. A spokesman for the U.N. General Assembly president said earlier on Monday (May […]

Myanmar military shows ‘no sign’ to end brutal crackdown, says UN

Geneva: One hundred days since the Myanmar military coup, the “brutal” repression of protesters has continued, despite all international efforts to end the violence, the UN rights office (OHCHR) said on Tuesday (May 11). Addressing a media briefing, the OHCHR spokesperson Rupert Colville said, “The military authorities are showing no sign of letting up in […]

Myanmar military junta bans satellite TV, restricts Internet

New Delhi: The Myanmar junta has banned satellite television after imposing severe restrictions on the internet and media, provoking global rights groups to protest the military`s tightening grip over information flow in the country. The ruling State Administration Council announced this week that anyone using satellite dishes to watch television will face up to one […]

A look at the status of journalism on World Press Freedom Day

New Delhi: The World Press Freedom Day is observed on May 3 of every year and is marked to celebrate the freedom of the press. The World Press Freedom Day was proclaimed by the United Nation General Assembly in 1993. Every year, UNESCO organizes a conference to discuss the condition of press freedom worldwide with […]

Military government blocks social media, internet to oppress protests in Myanmar

Naypyitaw: The Burmese military regime has arrested journalists and banned independent media in order to gain control over information and crackdown on protesters and the opposition movement. Since February 1 coup, Myanmar`s media has been under pressure due to restricted access to social media and the internet, reported DW News Agency. On February 4, Facebook, […]