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Mitch McConnell tends his legacy 8,000 miles away

Source: Politico

Published on April 12, 2021, 8:53 a.m.

After a recent military coup in Myanmar, President Joe Biden consulted with the GOP leader on the U.S. response.

ANDREW DESIDERIO

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Fighting Happening in All of KNU's Seven Brigades

Source: Network Media Group (NMG)

Published on April 12, 2021, 8:50 a.m.

Burma Army fought with Karen National Union (KNU) more than 200 times since the military regime overthrew the democratically elected government over two months ago, with clashes breaking out in all of KNU's seven regions, according to a statement by the ethnic armed organization.

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Following deadly airstrikes, junta planes seen spying on KNU territory

Source: Myanmar NOW

Published on April 12, 2021, 8:48 a.m.

The KNU reports more than 10 sightings of military aircraft over Brigade 3 and 5 areas of Bago Region and Karen State in just three days

Myanmar Now

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Despite bloody crackdown, Taze protests are not over yet, say leaders

Source: Myanmar NOW

Published on April 12, 2021, 8:40 a.m.

Residents of the town and surrounding villages in Sagaing region say they won’t bow to the junta’s brutal tactics

Myanmar Now

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Myanmar Junta Files New Charge Against Daw Aung San Suu Kyi

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on April 12, 2021, 8:38 a.m.

Myanmar’s military regime slapped the country’s ousted leader Daw Aung San Suu Kyi with one more charge on Monday, bringing the number of charges brought against her to six since her arrest in the junta’s pre-dawn Feb. 1 coup.

Irrawaddy

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Myanmar’s Informal Financial Service Providers Take Advantage of Post-Coup Banking Crisis

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on April 12, 2021, 8:36 a.m.

It has become a typical Yangon scene. Hundreds of customers lined up anxiously in front of every ATM in Myanmar’s commercial hub waiting for the chance to withdraw between 200,000 to 300,000 kyats (around US$140 to US$210) per day. 

Irrawaddy

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Myanmar Military Artillery Kills Kachin Civilians

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on April 12, 2021, 8:35 a.m.

“They clashed intensely throughout the night from 11pm yesterday until this morning. Artillery shells fell into villages and the villagers died. Houses and monasteries were hit. Three people died. 

Irrawaddy

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Girl, 7, Shot as Myanmar Regime Forces Attack Protesters Near Indian Border

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on April 12, 2021, 8:33 a.m.

The girl’s condition was not known, according to a resident of the town near the Indian border, who said the 7-year-old was shot when she went outside her home after shooting erupted in her community. 

Irrawaddy

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Critical Juncture: Being a Soldier’s Son in Burma’s Ongoing Crisis

Source: Tea Circle

Published on April 12, 2021, 8:27 a.m.

Rio (pseudonym) writes about how his father, a soldier, understands the ongoing protests.

Rio

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What Is Keeping India on the Wrong Side of History With Myanmar?

Source: The Wire

Published on April 11, 2021, 8:37 p.m.

India’s recent track record does not inspire confidence that democratic or humanitarian considerations will outweigh MEA’s perception of geo-strategic rationale and increasingly independent business interests.

Tapan Bose and Rita Manchanda

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