myanmar

June 23, 2021

Deputy Secretary Sherman’s Meeting with Burgener

Washington, DC (STL.News) The following is attributable to Spokesperson Ned Price: Deputy Secretary of State Wendy Sherman met with UN Special Envoy on Myanmar Christine Schraner Burgener today in Washington, D.C. Deputy Secretary Sherman and Special Envoy Burgener discussed the international community’s efforts to help bring an end to the Burmese...

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April 4, 2021

Myanmar: Anti-coup demonstrators hit streets

MYANMAR (STL.News) Anti-coup demonstrators took to the streets in Yangon, Myanmar, on Easter Sunday, singing protest songs and cradling eggs bearing the slogan “Spring revolution.” Many of the eggs bore a drawing of the three-fingered salute, which has become a symbol of resistance to Myanmar’s military rulers following the Feb....

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March 31, 2021

Myanmar/Thailand: War returns to Myanmar’s borderlands

(STL.News) Civilians wounded in #Myanmar? airstrikes on rebel positions spoke of their terrifying ordeal Tuesday after trekking through the jungle to seek medical treatment across the border in #Thailand?.  Military jets hit targets in eastern #Karen? state on Saturday and Sunday, as Myanmar reeled from the deadliest day so far...

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March 29, 2021

Thailand: Stopping Myanmar refugees trying to flea violence

THAILAND (STL.News) At least 5 more people are thought to have been killed as protesters return to Myanmar‘s streets. They join the growing number of victims of the military junta’s crackdown, following a coup last month – more than a hundred died on Saturday alone. Thousands of refugees are trying...

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March 28, 2021

Myanmar: Video of the human rights abuse

MYANMAR (STL.News) After a military coup, the violence has increased, killing many civilians, starting as peaceful protests, and has now spun out of control. Why are the world-leading countries ignoring this human rights abuse.  Politicians preach and fight wars of human rights, but this situation is being ignored.  Comments are...

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March 28, 2021

Joint Statement of Chiefs of Defense Condemning Violence in Myanmar

Joint Statement of Chiefs of Defense Condemning Military-Sponsored Violence in Myanmar (STL.News)  Myanmar – The following is a joint statement of the Chiefs of Defense of Australia, Canada, Germany, Greece, Italy, Japan, the Kingdom of Denmark, the Kingdom of the Netherlands, New Zealand, the Republic of Korea, the United Kingdom,...

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