Myanmar sentences lawmaker from Aung San Suu Kyi’s party to death | Military News

Myanmar sentences lawmaker from Aung San Suu Kyi’s party to death | Military News

A military court finds Phyo Zeyar Thaw and activist Kyaw Min Yu guilty under anti-terrorism laws of the toughest sentences since the coup a year ago. A closed military court in Myanmar has sentenced a lawmaker from Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy (NLD) party and a prominent democracy activist to death. The … Read more

Ousted Myanmar leader Suu Kyi faces five new corruption charges | Aung San Suu Kyi News

Ousted Myanmar leader Suu Kyi faces five new corruption charges | Aung San Suu Kyi News

Five new charges brought against the country’s ousted leader relate to the rental, purchase and maintenance of a helicopter used by her government. Myanmar’s military-installed government has filed five new corruption charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi in connection with granting permits for the rental and purchase of a helicopter, an official said. … Read more

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi sentenced to 4 more years in prison

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi sentenced to 4 more years in prison

BANGKOK (AP) – A Myanmar court on Monday sentenced ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi to four more years in prison after convicting her of illegally importing and detaining walkie-talkies and violating restrictions on coronaviruses, a legal official said. Suu Kyi was convicted last month on two more charges and sentenced to four years in … Read more

5 things to know for December 29: Pandemic, riot at the Capitol, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Google

5 things to know for December 29: Pandemic, riot at the Capitol, Hong Kong, Myanmar, Google

Here’s what you need to know to Get operational and get on with your day. (You may also receive “5 Things You Need to Know Today” to your inbox daily. Sign up here.) 1. Coronavirus The United States has reached a new record average of daily Covid-19 cases, with 254,496 new cases reported last week … Read more

Treating Covid Patients at Secret Myanmar Clinics

Treating Covid Patients at Secret Myanmar Clinics

A handful of Burmese nurses in hiding from the junta have run makeshift clinics to treat Covid patients and resistance fighters with drugs smuggled past military checkpoints. With bags full, they are always ready to flee as healthcare workers find themselves at the forefront of a civil disobedience movement against the February coup and a … Read more

Treating Covid Patients at Secret Myanmar Clinics

Treating Covid Patients at Secret Myanmar Clinics

A handful of Burmese nurses in hiding from the junta have run makeshift clinics to treat Covid patients and resistance fighters with drugs smuggled past military checkpoints. With bags full, they are always ready to flee as healthcare workers find themselves at the forefront of a civil disobedience movement against the February coup and a … Read more

‘Very little chance of survival’ for missing miners in Myanmar | Mining News

‘Very little chance of survival’ for missing miners in Myanmar | Mining News

At least 25 people have been hospitalized, while around 50 others remain missing following a landslide at a jade mine site in Hpakant, Kachin state. Dozens of jade miners who are still missing Thursday following a landslide in Myanmar’s Kachin state have “very little chance of survival,” according to a firefighter official, as firefighting operations … Read more

US imposes sweeping sanctions on China, Myanmar and North Korea | Human Rights News

US imposes sweeping sanctions on China, Myanmar and North Korea | Human Rights News

The United States has imposed sweeping human rights-related sanctions on dozens of people and entities linked to China, Myanmar, North Korea and Bangladesh, and added a Chinese company to artificial intelligence to an investment blacklist. Canada and the United Kingdom have joined with the United States in imposing sanctions related to human rights violations in … Read more