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Human Rights Violations Rising in Northern Shan State

Source: Shan Herald Agency for News

Published on Sept. 23, 2020, 11:26 a.m.

Human rights violations against civilians have not only continued unabated during the pandemic, they are increasing, according to the Humanitarian Strategic Team – Northern Shan State (HST-NSS).

NANG SENG NOM

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Nang Ya Min: Women Need to Stop Working Behind the Scenes and Stand Up At The Front

Source: Shan Herald Agency for News

Published on Sept. 23, 2020, 11:25 a.m.

Nang Ya Min is an electoral candidate for Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD) for Taunggyi Township constituency-1, in southern Shan state

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SNLD Billboard Destroyed in Taunggyi Township

Source: Shan Herald Agenct for News

Published on Sept. 23, 2020, 11:23 a.m.

Sai Kham Thi, SNLD’s joint secretary for the township, told SHAN that the perpetrators who destroyed the billboard at 10 p.m. yesterday (September 22) were nabbed the same night.

SENG PHOO

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Student unions call on NRPC to open offices for conflict-related complaints in Arakan

Source: Development Media Group

Published on Sept. 23, 2020, 11:22 a.m.

 Sixteen student unions sent an open letter to the National Reconciliation and Peace Center (NRPC) on September 19 asking it to open special offices to field complaints in locations where human rights violations and civilian casualties are reported due to conflict in Arakan State.

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Vox Pop: ‘The government oppresses people using COVID-19 as a pretext’

Source: Development Media Group

Published on Sept. 23, 2020, 11:18 a.m.

DMG reporter Aung Htein recently interviewed lawyers, students and other activists about the case before the court.

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Myanmar’s Ayeyarwady Region Prepares Temporary Hospitals to Tackle Rise in COVID-19 Cases

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on Sept. 23, 2020, 11:11 a.m.

Ayeyarwady Region has reported 143 COVID-19 patients, of whom 23 have recovered and the rest are receiving treatment at district and township hospitals.

SALAI THANT ZIN

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Myanmar Reports 69 COVID-19 Deaths in Six Days

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on Sept. 23, 2020, 11:09 a.m.

On Wednesday, Myanmar reported 6,959 cases, including 129 deaths and 1,951 recoveries.

ZAW ZAW HTWE

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Huge Explosion at KIA Arms Depot in Northern Myanmar

Source: Irrawaddy

Published on Sept. 23, 2020, 11:07 a.m.

A Kachin Independence Army (KIA) armory exploded in Ja Htu Kawng in the rebel group’s territory on Monday, according to its information officer, Colonel Naw Bu.

NAN LWIN HNIN PWINT

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The scramble for solar: Inside 2020’s most controversial tender

Source: Frontier Myanmar

Published on Sept. 22, 2020, 7:42 p.m.

Rushed land deals and a push for quick delivery characterise a solar tender in which Chinese companies were involved in winning bids for all but one of 30 sites.

KYAW YE LYNN and THOMAS KEAN

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U.N. rights envoy to Myanmar says election will fail to meet standards

Source: U.S. News

Published on Sept. 22, 2020, 2:07 p.m.

The United Nations human rights investigator to Myanmar said on Tuesday an election set for November would fail to meet international standards because of the disenfranchisement of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims.

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