Myanmar

Myanmar junta declares martial law in 37 townships across the country

Move allows the military to issue harsh sentences and will lead to intensifying conflict, analysts say.

Junta burns nearly 5,000 homes in a month, Myanmar’s shadow government says

Fires killed 23 people according to the National Unity Government report.

Bloody toll: At least 363 women killed in Myanmar by junta troops since coup

The women died mostly from small arms fire, artillery blasts and torture.

Skepticism greets Indonesian plan to send general to persuade Myanmar junta

Indonesia, a former military-backed dictatorship, in 2011 helped Myanmar transition to democracy.

Myanmar’s opposition party refuses to re-register under new junta law

Legal step appears aimed at keeping the National League of Democracy from running in elections

In Bangladesh’s border with Myanmar, 2 Rohingya militant groups fight for dominance

The Rohingya Solidarity Organization emerged in 2021 to fight the military but finds itself up against a rival.

Selling hair in Myanmar to make ends meet