05 Mar 2021

Increasing evidence that Myanmar’s military forces are shooting to kill as country mourns young victims

Since February 1 when military forces ousted Myanmar’s elected government from office, a series of protests have turned increasingly violent. Military forces are meeting protestors with barbaric suppression tactics, and have killed more than 54 people in just a few weeks. Many of them are young men and women such

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01 Mar 2021

Eighteen Killed in Myanmar’s Bloodiest Day of Protests Since Coup

At least 18 people died over the weekend in Myanmar, according to United Nations officials, marking the bloodiest days of protests since Myanmar military forces staged a coup and ousted elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Protestors took to the streets to protest the coup, however, this weekend they were

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25 Feb 2021

Armenia PM Nikol Pashinyan denounces ‘attempted military coup’

The Armenian Prime Minister, Nikol Pashinyan, has warned of an attempted military coup after the country’s military forces attempted to push him and his cabinet to resign. Mr. Pashinyan was later seen marching with his supporters as part of a peaceful protest in the country’s capital city Yerevan. The opposition

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22 Feb 2021

Myanmar grinds to a halt as hundreds of thousands strike against military coup

Hundreds of thousands of people in Myanmar answered a call for a general strike on Monday. This strike is to protest the military coup and is bringing cities to a standstill, despite fears of violent repercussions. This strike is the most coordinated and largest sine the coup began on February

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09 Feb 2021

Police fire rubber bullets as protesters in Myanmar defy ban

Police in Myanmar has allegedly fired rubber bullets at protestors demonstrating in the capital city of Nay Pyi Taw. Law enforcement maintains that the aggression was necessary as the crowds were defying a ban on protests. Water cannons and tear gas were also used to disperse protestors. One woman is

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05 Feb 2021

Teachers in Myanmar join growing protests against military

Myanmar is currently witnessing extensive protests following a military coup that ousted former leader Aung San Suu Kyi from office. Demonstrators gathered at a university in Yangon to express their support for the now-detained Ms. Kyi, donning red ribbons to represent her party’s color. Ms. Kyi and others have allegedly

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04 Feb 2021

After Myanmar Coup, Aung San Suu Kyi Accused of Illegally Importing Walkie Talkies

Myanmar authorities claim that former leader Aung San Suu Kyi has remained in custody for two weeks due to allegations that she illegally imported walkie talkies, according to a spokesman for her political party. The accusations came to light just two days after Myanmar’s military seized power from the civilian-run

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03 Feb 2021

Coup Puts Myanmar at the Center of U.S.-China Clash

Myanmar has found itself at the heart of tensions between the US and China after the military effectively staged a coup against the current elected government. Myanmar’s transition from military rule towards democracy occurred roughly a decade ago and was championed as a victory for Washington’s agenda in China’s backyard.

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21 Aug 2020

Mali coup leader was trained by U.S. military, officers say

Colonel Assimi Goita, the Malian who staged a coup against the sitting president, who exited office peacefully, worked with US Special Operations. Officers state that Goita was trained by US military forces, including the US Army. Goita and several others marched to the President’s quarters and forcibly removed him from

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06 May 2020

US veteran behind failed Venezuela plot says two American mercenaries detained

On Monday, a US military veteran who has claimed responsibility for a failed armed coup attempt in Venezuela stated that two US citizens formally working with him have been detained by Venezuelan authorities. The military veteran, Jordan Goudreau, and two accomplices previously attempted to oust President Nicolas Maduro. According to

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