Latest Burmese anti-government protests Stories

2008-10-08 09:00:20

Text of report in English by Thailand-based Burmese publication Irrawaddy website on 7 October A truck carrying a squad of police pulls up in front of a Rangoon's internet cafe.

2008-09-25 06:00:14

Text of report in English by Japan's largest news agency Kyodo Yangon [Rangoon], Sept. 25 Kyodo - A small blast occurred at a bus stop in central Yangon on Thursday, injuring three people, sources confirmed. The explosion, believed to have been caused by a small bomb, occurred around 10:40 a.m.

2008-09-24 06:00:13

Text of press release published by Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) on 23 September Reporters Without Borders and the Burma Media Association are overjoyed by today's release of leading Burmese journalist U Win Tin after 19 years in detention.

2008-09-23 15:00:13

Myanmar journalist U Win Tin was released after 19 years in jail Tuesday as part of an amnesty announced by the country's military junta, advocates said.

2008-08-07 09:00:19

Text of report in English by Thai newspaper Bangkok Post website on 7 August [Report by Anucha Charoenpo, AFP: "Bush: America Seeks An End To Tyranny in Burma; reiterates call for release of Suu Kyi] United States President George W.

2007-09-27 18:00:04

YANGON, Myanmar - Soldiers with automatic rifles fired into crowds of anti-government demonstrators Thursday, killing at least nine people in the bloodiest day in more than a month of protests demanding an end to military rule.

2006-09-01 18:32:43

By Evelyn Leopold UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - The United States on Friday asked the U.N. Security Council to deal with Myanmar, whose junta government has jailed opponents, persecuted minorities and sent refugees fleeing into neighboring states.

2006-06-25 01:56:20

YANGON (Reuters) - The United States should back Myanmar's roadmap to democracy instead of seeking to oust the military junta, state-run newspapers said on Sunday.

2006-06-19 00:14:54

By Aung Hla Tun YANGON (Reuters) - Buddhist monks chanted prayers to mark the 61st birthday of detained democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday while pro-democracy activists around the world planned protests against the military junta.

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