Tag - democracy in Myanmar

6,000 Myanmar civilians killed in 20 months post coup: report


New York: More than 6,000 civilians were killed in Myanmar in the first 20 months after the February 2021 military coup, a report published on June 13 by the Peace Research Institute of Oslo said. "Our data shows that the human toll of the conflict is higher than previously reported, and while the junta is clearly...

Myanmar junta executes four democracy activists, faces flak


New York: Myanmar's ruling military announced it had executed four democracy activists accused of aiding "terror acts", sparking widespread condemnation of the country's first executions in decades. Sentenced to death in secretive trials in January and April, the men were accused of helping a civilian resistance movement that has fought the military since last year's coup...

Myanmar court delays verdict in Suu Kyi’s trial: Report


New York: A Myanmar junta court postponed giving a verdict in the incitement trial of ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, media reports said. The court, which had been due to rule on her trial for incitement against the military, adjourned the verdict "until December 6," said the source. The 76-year-old Suu Kyi has been...