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Martial Law Extended in Myanmar After Junta Kills More Than 50 Protesters

"Junta leaders don't belong in power, they belong behind bars," said United Nations special rapporteur Tom Andrews.

Kenny Stancil ·


UN Expert Warns Myanmar Coup Regime Likely Perpetrating 'Crimes Against Humanity'

"The people of Myanmar need not only words of support but supportive action. They need the help of the international community, now."

Brett Wilkins ·



'Kill Me Instead': Despite Nun's Pleas, Military Junta Shoots Pro-Democracy Protesters in Myanmar

"We heard loud gunshots, and saw that a young kid's head had exploded, and there was a river of blood on the street," said Sister Ann Rose Nu Tawng. "We need to value life. It made me feel so sad."

Kenny Stancil ·


UN Leaders Demand Myanmar Coup Regime 'Stop the Repression' as Military and Police Kill 18

"The international community must stand in solidarity with the protestors and all those seeking a return to democracy in Myanmar."

Brett Wilkins ·


Coup Leaders, Aung San Suu Kyi Betrayed Democracy in Burma

Though we must insist that the return to rule by the military in Burma is unacceptable, we must equally demand that Burma embraces true democracy for all of its citizens, regardless of race, ethnicity or religion.

Ramzy Baroud ·


'Fight Until We Win': Despite Threat of Deadly Force, Hundreds of Thousands Continue Protests Against Myanmar Coup

"We don't want the junta, we want democracy," said one protester. "We want to create our own future."

Brett Wilkins ·


Reversing Myanmar's Coup Isn't Enough. Here’s How to Build a Better Burma

Myanmar's military should be held accountable for the coup, but the West needs to make sure they are punished for their abuses against the country's minorities as well.

Rachel Gore Freed ·


Citing 'Moral and Public Health Imperative,' Progressive Lawmakers Press Biden on Sanctions Relief

The 27 Democrats called for "much-needed and overdue changes to the way we use sanctions as a foreign policy tool."

Brett Wilkins ·


What Trump and the Myanmar Coup Have in Common

The Asian country's military overthrew its government over baseless claims of voter fraud. Sound familiar?

Reese Erlich ·

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