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Rohingya: Bangladesh seeks US sanctions on Myanmar

Source: Anadolu Agency

Published on Feb. 27, 2021, 6:32 p.m.

Momen called for American lawmakers to press the government to take more effective measures, such as imposing economic sanctions and removing Myanmar from the beneficiaries of the US’ Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) program.

SM Najmus Sakib


Bangladesh under ‘no obligation’ to take stranded Rohingya: FM

Source: Al Jazeera Media Network

Published on Feb. 27, 2021, 6:29 p.m.

Foreign minister says Bangladesh not obliged to accept 81 Rohingya refugees adrift for almost two weeks in Andaman Sea.


S. Korean parliament passes resolution condemning military coup in Myanmar

Source: Yonhap News

Published on Feb. 27, 2021, 11:38 a.m.

The National Assembly of South Korea has passed a parliamentary resolution denouncing the recent military coup in Myanmar, calling it a "serious defiance of democracy."


Woodside to withdraw workers from Myanmar after suspected human rights abuses by military

Source: The Guardian

Published on Feb. 27, 2021, 11:34 a.m.

The Australian resources giant says reports of violence against pro-democracy demonstrators by the military ‘deeply distressing’

Nino Bucci


Woodside to pull out offshore drilling team amid Myanmar unrest

Source: The Weekend Australian

Published on Feb. 27, 2021, 11:27 a.m.

The ASX-listed company made the announcement on Saturday after The Weekend Australian reported it was under rising pressure to reveal details of its gas exploration contracts in Myanmar and to rule out payments that could benefit the military junta 



Myanmar’s UN ambassador fired day after calling for global action to overturn coup, state TV says

Source: France24

Published on Feb. 27, 2021, 11:12 a.m.

State television MRTV said he had "betrayed the country and spoken for an unofficial organisation which doesn't represent the country and had abused the power and responsibilities of an ambassador”

FRANCE 24 with AFP


Saudi envoy to UN expresses OIC’s concern over repatriation of Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar

Source: Arab News

Published on Feb. 27, 2021, 11:02 a.m.

Saudi Arabia’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Abdullah bin Yahya Al-Muallami, expressed the Organization of Islamic Cooperation’s (OIC) concern on continuing “tragic events” that may hinder the process of a safe return of the Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar.


Myanmar’s Ethnic Groups Join Together to Reject Military Rule

Source: The Diplomat

Published on Feb. 27, 2021, 10:48 a.m.

However, the decision was not always easy. The Mon United party was far from united on this question, and after a stormy debate among their executive members, a majority agreed to send a representative to the SAC. 

Tom Fawthrop

Opinion paper

Day of violence as police arrest hundreds of peaceful protesters

Source: Frontier Myanmar

Published on Feb. 27, 2021, 10:35 a.m.

In Monywa, the capital of Sagaing Region, a woman is reportedly in intensive care after being shot by security forces, while hundreds of people are thought to have been detained nationally, including at least five journalists.

Frontier Myanmar


59 GAD staff faces suspension in Kayah State

Source: Burma News International (BNI)

Published on Feb. 27, 2021, 10:33 a.m.

In the letter sent to the GAD staff, staff were accused of violating Section 26 (a) of the Constitution, Section 38 of the Civil Servants Law and Section 161 (d) and the 163 (w) of the Service Regulations, as the staff join the CDM and are absent without any reason

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