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Security Alert: Caution advised on the anniversary of the coup

Source: U.S. Embassy in Burma

Published on Jan. 28, 2022, 11:28 a.m.

The Embassy is aware of potential rallies and a silent strike throughout Burma on February 1st and February 2nd, 2022, to protest the military’s February 2021 coup.

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THERE ARE REASONS FOR OPTIMISM, ONE YEAR ON FROM THE ATTEMPTED COUP

Source: Special Advisory Council for Myanmar (SAC-M)

Published on Jan. 28, 2022, 11:21 a.m.

The scale and gravity of the crisis in Myanmar cannot be overstated, yet the members of SAC-M said there are reasons for optimism, even as the crisis caused by Min Aung Hlaing’s failed coup enters its second year. 

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“Myanmar’s National Unity Government: A Radical Arrangement to Counteract the Coup”

Source: Yusof Ishak Institute

Published on Jan. 28, 2022, 11:15 a.m.

Myanmar’s National Unity Government (NUG) emerged on 16 April 2021 amidst the political crisis following the military putsch that had deposed the Myanmar’s National League for Democracy (NLD) never took the seat of government despite its electoral victory

Moe Thuzar and Htet Myet Min Tun

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Japan pledges $ 2.0m for Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh

Source: The Financial Express BD

Published on Jan. 28, 2022, 11:04 a.m.

This support will allow implementing humanitarian assistance activities for the displaced Rohingyas, who are in need of urgent assistance in Bhasan Char in areas such as food and health, the Embassy said in a press release on Friday, reports UNB.

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Cambodia’s Hun Sen to Myanmar chief: Heed five point consensus

Source: Asia News Network

Published on Jan. 28, 2022, 10:59 a.m.

“All of these points require honesty from the military leaders and from all factions in Myanmar. Violence cannot be stopped only from one side unilaterally. It requires common will from both the opposition and the military to find a way to end the violence there.

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Myanmar's Suu Kyi: Prisoner of generals

Source: Deccan Herald

Published on Jan. 28, 2022, 10:56 a.m.

Myanmar's latest democracy struggle enters its second year with its best-known figurehead Aung San Suu Kyi isolated from the fight, a prisoner of the generals behind the coup and facing the rest of her life in prison.

Agence France-Presse (AFP)

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Arbitrary arrest of civilians by SAC military in Moo Township, August 2021

Source: Karen Human Rights Group (KHRG)

Published on Jan. 28, 2022, 10:54 a.m.

This Incident Report describes an incident that happened in L--- village and K--- village, Special Area [Yay Leh village tract], Moo (Mone) Township, Kler Lwee Htoo (Nyaunglegin) District.

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Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to accelerate citizenship verification of Rohingya refugees

Source: Dhaka Tribune

Published on Jan. 28, 2022, 10:52 a.m.

Bangladesh and Myanmar at a technical level discussion on Thursday expressed readiness to continue working closely to address the reasons causing delay in the verification of the past residency of the displaced people in Rakhine.

United News of Bangladesh (UNB)

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Myanmar Junta Locks Down Indian Border Town After COVID-19 Outbreak

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on Jan. 28, 2022, 10:49 a.m.

More than 150 COVID-19 cases were reported over the past week in Tamu on the Indian border in Sagaing Region, according to Tamu District medical superintendent Dr. Thura.

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'Living in a dark era': One year on from Myanmar's coup

Source: Special Broadcasting Service (CBS News)

Published on Jan. 28, 2022, 9:23 a.m.

"We are still living in a dark era," said Htoo Aung - using a pseudonym for fear of reprisal - at a market in commercial hub Yangon. "We have to think how we can struggle on through our daily lives under this military dictatorship rather than about our goals, our dreams in the future."

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