Several More Protesters Die In Myanmar; ‘Quad’ Leaders Urge Restoration Of Democracy

Deadly unrest continues to grip Myanmar as ongoing protests challenge the country’s Feb. 1 military coup and President Biden and regional leaders are urging the restoration of democracy in that country. Several more protesters were killed early Saturday, after 12 died on Thursday, reporter Michael…

Two Killed During Protests And Unrest In Myanmar

Police reportedly confronted protesters and ship workers who were striking in the country’s second-largest city during a standoff that lasted hours. Some of the demonstrators were reported to have flung items at the police, who then tried to disperse the group. According to Reuters, “Police responded…

Myanmar military releases more than 23,000 prisoners as protests against coup continue

CNN)Myanmar’s new ruling junta is releasing tens of thousands of prisoners Friday as angry protests against the military coup continue for the seventh straight day. Some 23,314 prisoners are set to be granted amnesty and released on Union Day, a national public holiday observing unification…

IMF Sent $350 Million in Cash to Myanmar Days Before Military Takeover, Report Says

On Monday, Myanmar’s military declared a one-year state of emergency after detaining State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint as well as other politicians during a series of raids. Last week, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) sent $350 million in cash to…

US Officially Declares Myanmar Situation a ‘Coup,’ Cutting Aid to Government

Biden administration is now mulling sanctions on Myanmar’s military The Biden Administration officially declared on Tuesday that the seizure of power in Myanmar by the country’s military was a “coup d’etat,” triggering aid cuts and a review of all foreign aid to Myanmar. US officials said the…