Nationwide strikes taking place

Hundreds of thousands of people took to the streets of nearly every major city on Monday to protest the military coup and call for the release of Daw Aung San Suu Kyi and other NLD officials. The event, which took place on 22/02/2021, was dubbed the

Indonesia holds talks with Tatmadaw, NLD

Indonesia says it is holding talks with both the Myanmar military government and the ousted NLD in an attempt to resolve the current political crisis. The negotiations began Wednesday, when Indonesian foreign minister Retno Marsudi and her Tatmadaw-a

Draft Cybersecurity Law sees strong opposition

The State Administration Council has drafted a new Cybersecurity Law affording broad powers to gather data from web users, censor unwanted sites and platforms, and impose jail time for those who attack the government or military online. The bill will

Aung San Suu Kyi faces second charge

Deposed State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi faces a second criminal charge, this time for an NLD campaign event claimed to have violated COVID-19 protocols. “She was charged under section 8 of the Export and Import Law and section 25 of the Natur

US announces targeted sanctions

The U.S. will impose targeted sanctions against ranking military officials and their close family members. “We will identify a first round of targets this week, and we’re also going to impose strong exports controls,” President Joe Biden an

Protests intensify

Hundreds of thousands of people gathered in protest over the weekend and throughout the week in Yangon, Mandalay, Nay Pyi Taw and other cities. As the protests have intensified, so has the response: Police have begun using water hoses and, in at leas