Tuesday, June 15, 2021

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Nearly 100 cops injured in Berlin May Day riots

In France, May Day marches in Paris and Lyon were also marred by violence, injuries and arrests.

Bomb blasts, flash protests as Myanmar enters fourth month under junta

No one has claimed responsibility for the bombs, which are exploding with increasing frequency in Yangon.

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi hit with new criminal charge

Aung San Suu Kyi has been charged in six cases altogether, the most serious of which falls under Myanmar's official secrets laws.

Defiant Myanmar protesters paint Yangon blood red as military targets celebrities

Authorities have now issued arrest warrants for dozens of celebrities, models and social media influencers, all of whom have spoken out against the coup.

Thai protesters call for release of friends, defy police threats of more arrests

On Sunday, nearly 100 demonstrators were detained on the grounds of breaching public health measures against the coronavirus.

Outrage at report of 7-year-old killed in Myanmar crackdown

Khin Myo Chit was shot dead at her home in Mandalay, according to local monitoring group Assistance Association for Political Prisoners.

Global alarm grows as more protesters killed in Myanmar crackdown

The deadliest day yet came Sunday, when more than three dozen demonstrators were killed as security forces cracked down on pro-democracy rallies.

Myanmar forces trap protesters as generals brush off international condemnation of violence

In a diplomatic blow to the junta, Myanmar’s ambassador to Britain followed its UN representative by calling for the release of elected leader Suu Kyi.

‘Everything will be ok’: Myanmar mourns teen killed protesting

Before going to a demonstration this week, Kyal Sin listed her blood type on her Facebook page, her phone number, and said her organs were available for donation if anything were to happen to her.

At least 18 protesters killed by police in Myanmar in worst violence since coup

The United Nations is calling on the international community to act to stop the repression.

Myanmar forces disperse rallies with 3 reported dead in anti-coup crackdown

Three men were killed and at least 20 others injured when security forces moved on a rally in the southern coastal hub of Dawei, according to a volunteer medic and local media reports.

UN condemns Myanmar junta after 3 killed in anti-coup unrest

Much of Myanmar has been in uproar since troops detained Suu Kyi on Feb 1, with massive street demonstrations in major cities and isolated villages across the country.

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