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US State Department official meets Myanmar UN envoy and NUG cabinet members

Source: Mizzima

Published on Sept. 25, 2021, 11:04 a.m.

Derek Chollet, Counselor of the US Department of State, met with Kyaw Moe Tun, the Permanent Representative of Myanmar to the United Nations, and some members of Myanmar’s shadow National Unity Government (NUG) on September 23.

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AAPP: 25-September-2021 | Daily Briefing in Relation to the Military Coup

Source: Assistance Association for Political Prisoners (AAPP)

Published on Sept. 25, 2021, 10:55 a.m.

As of September 25, (1125) people are now confirmed killed by this junta coup. 

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Persecution and Politics: Interview with a Rakhine Law Student in Myanmar

Source: JURIST

Published on Sept. 25, 2021, 10:53 a.m.

JURIST has interviewed an ethnic Rakhine law student in order to better understand the persecution of ethnic Rhakines in Myanmar and their quest for independence. 

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Military cuts off internet connection in 11 more townships in northwestern Myanmar

Source: Myanmar NOW

Published on Sept. 25, 2021, 10:40 a.m.

The junta has enforced an internet blackout in a total of 22 townships in Chin and Kachin states and Magway, Mandalay and Sagaing regions

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It’s virtually certain no one will speak for Myanmar at UN

Source: Associated Press (AP)

Published on Sept. 25, 2021, 10:36 a.m.

The dispute between Myanmar’s military rulers and the civilian government led by Aung San Suu Kyi that they ousted about who should represent the country at the United Nations hasn’t been resolved. 

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Bangladesh seeks effective support from European Union for repatriation of Rohingyas

Source: Dhaka Tribune

Published on Sept. 25, 2021, 10:29 a.m.

Foreign Minister AK Abdul Momen raised the issue and explained that Bangladesh is facing enormous social, economic and environmental costs by sheltering over 1.1 million Rohingyas.

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Young activist shot by junta troops in Bago dies in hospital

Source: Myanmar NOW

Published on Sept. 25, 2021, 7:46 a.m.

Sithu Kaung Myat, a well-known and active anti-coup protester, died of gunshot wounds to the chest he suffered during a police raid on his home

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Thousands flee homes once again as two Shan armed groups fight for control of territory

Source: Myanmar NOW

Published on Sept. 25, 2021, 7:34 a.m.

Politicians from the Shan Nationalities League for Democracy (SNLD) have called on both groups to negotiate a ceasefire and criticised them for endangering locals even further while much of the country is united in fighting the junta. 

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Nearly 400k seedlings planted every year to combat deforestation in Arakan: Forest Dept.

Source: Development Media Group (DMG)

Published on Sept. 24, 2021, 7:45 p.m.

“Every year, we distribute up to 390,000 seedlings in Arakan State and replant them in vacant lots. We explained to local people about the consequences of not having forests and trees,” said U Zaw Zaw Aung, assistant director of the Forest Department.

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Risks of India getting sucked into Rakhine conflict

Source: Northeast Now

Published on Sept. 24, 2021, 7:07 p.m.

“That the Arakan Army has support in Mizoram is an understatement. There seems to be institutional support as evidenced during Operation Sunrise II, the coordinated operation conducted by the Indian army in collaboration with Myanmar armed forces.

Subir Bhaumik

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