European Union foreign ministers in Brussels have announced sanctions on 11 military officials in Myanmar linked to the coup and on-going violence in the country, including the military government’s chief Min Aung Hlaing. More than 260 protesters have been killed…

“Throughout the day, in several locations throughout the country, police and military forces have confronted peaceful demonstrations, using lethal force and less-than-lethal force that – according to credible information received by the UN Human Rights Office – has left at…

The United Nations has warned Myanmar’s military leaders of “severe consequences” if they respond violently to protests against the military coup, now in their 11th day. For the second night in a row, the army imposed a near-total internet blackout…

Public sector medical workers across Myanmar began a civil disobedience protest against Monday’s coup saying they would refuse to work under the new military government, threatening the country’s fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. On Wednesday, prosecutors filed obscure criminal charges…

The Myanmar coup is a major international test for the new US Biden administration which has threatened the country with economic sanctions. The US president called on the military to relinquish power immediately after detaining its elected leader Aung San…

China said it hoped all sides in Myanmar can “manage their differences” and ensure stability after the military seized power in a coup and detained elected officials. China’s foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin made the comments at a daily news…