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Myanmar junta blames internet blackouts on anti-coup fighters

Source: France24

Published on Sept. 26, 2021, 11:17 a.m.

Myanmar's junta has denied suspending the internet in conflict-wracked regions, blaming a recent spate of data blackouts on anti-coup protesters who had destroyed military-owned communications towers.

Agence France-Presse (AFP)


Concerned United Nations can only sidestep Myanmar crisis

Source: Associated Press (AP)

Published on Sept. 26, 2021, 11:13 a.m.

In his speech last week to open the U.N. General Assembly, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres bracketed Myanmar with Afghanistan and Ethiopia as nations where “peace and stability remain a distant dream.”

Grant PECK


Myanmar junta chief visit to Kachin State disrupted by blockade, protest

Source: Mizzima

Published on Sept. 26, 2021, 11:10 a.m.

Although the junta chief visited Putao several times in the past, he was unable to make a trip there this time. As the junta regime is likely to expand its military arms during the trip of their chief to Putao, the KIA blocked the road between Putao and Myitkyina for three days beginning 19 September.


Rohingya repatriation: Dhaka seeks ICRC role in creating conditions in Rakhine

Source: Daily Sun

Published on Sept. 26, 2021, 11:06 a.m.

Foreign Minister Dr AK Abdul Momen has said ICRC should work more actively in Rakhine State with Myanmar authorities for creating a conducive environment so that the Rohingyas can go back to their homeland in a sustainable and dignified manner.


Bangladesh wants world to play constructive role in permanent solution to Rohingya crisis

Source: Yeni Şafak English

Published on Sept. 26, 2021, 10:33 a.m.

Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Friday urged world leaders to play a role in the long-term solution to the Rohingya crisis.


Why Cambodia Should Mediate In Solving Rohingya Refugee Crisis? – OpEd

Source: Eurasia Review

Published on Sept. 26, 2021, 10:14 a.m.

For decades, Myanmar has gone through extreme cruelty to the Rohingya. Never cared about the law. The Rohingya problem is not new to Bangladesh.

Pathik Hasan

Opinion paper

Myanmar Report: Death of the independent press

Source: Thai PBS World

Published on Sept. 25, 2021, 7:32 p.m.

While there are no longer man-hunts for specific journalists, mostly because many of them are already behind bars and being held incommunicado or have managed to slip away to other countries.

David T


Q&A on Court Ordering Facebook to Disclose Content on Myanmar Genocide

Source: Justice Security

Published on Sept. 25, 2021, 11:19 a.m.

For a better understanding, we posed a set of questions to Dr. Alexa Koenig, Executive Director of the Human Rights Center, a lecturer at UC Berkeley School of Law, and founder of the Human Rights Investigations Lab, asking her to discuss the judge’s decision and its broader consequences. 

Q&A | Alexa Koenig

Opinion paper

US, India call for a swift return of democracy in Myanmar

Source: Deccan Herald

Published on Sept. 25, 2021, 11:13 a.m.

“The Leaders called for an end to the use of violence, for release of all political detainees, and for a swift return to democracy in Myanmar. They further called for the urgent implementation of the ASEAN Five Point Consensus,” the statement said.

Press Trust of India


Myanmar monks march against military junta

Source: France24

Published on Sept. 25, 2021, 11:10 a.m.

Scores of pro-democracy Buddhist monks took to the streets of Myanmar's second-biggest city Saturday, rallying against the military coup in demonstrations that coincided with the 14th anniversary of previous clergy-led mass protests.

Agence France-Presse (AFP)