Myanmar junta limits internet, seizes satellite TV dishes

Myanmar junta limits internet, seizes satellite TV dishes

By PTI YANGON: An information blackout under Myanmar’s military junta worsened Thursday as fiber broadband service, the last legal way for ordinary people to access the internet, became intermittently inaccessible on several networks. Authorities in some areas have also begun confiscating satellite dishes used to access international news broadcasts. Protests against the the Feb.1 coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi continued Thursday despite the killing of 11 people by security forces a day earlier. It was unclear if the internet interruptions for at least two…

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Myanmar junta charges celebrities with promoting protests 

Myanmar junta charges celebrities with promoting protests 

By Associated Press YANGON: Myanmar’s ruling junta stepped up its campaign against celebrities who support nationwide protests against its seizure of power, publishing wanted lists in the state press and warning against using their work. The move follows weeks of escalating violence by security forces in breaking up street protests against the Feb. 1 coup that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. At least 570 protesters and bystanders, including 47 children, have been killed since the takeover, according to the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners, which monitors…

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Myanmar cuts wireless internet service amid coup protests

Myanmar cuts wireless internet service amid coup protests

By Associated Press YANGON: Myanmar’s wireless broadband internet services were shut down on Friday by order of the military, local providers said, as protesters continued to defy the threat of lethal violence to oppose the junta’s takeover. A directive from the Ministry of Transport and Communications on Thursday instructed that “all wireless broadband data services be temporarily suspended until further notice,” according to a statement posted online by local provider Ooredoo. After weeks of overnight cutoffs of internet access, the military on Friday shut all links apart from those using fiberoptic cable,…

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Striking Myanmar rail workers move out of state-supplied housing, as protests continue

Striking Myanmar rail workers move out of state-supplied housing, as protests continue

By Associated Press MANDALAY: Residents of Myanmar’s second-biggest city helped striking railway workers move out of their state-supplied housing Saturday after the authorities said they would have to leave if they kept supporting the protest movement against last month’s military coup. Mandalay residents carried the workers’ furniture and other household items to trucks, van and pickup trucks. The state railway workers last month went on strike as key and early supporters of the civil disobedience movement against the Feb. 1 coup that toppled the elected government of Aung San Suu…

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Myanmar security forces cordon 200 peaceful protesters

Myanmar security forces cordon 200 peaceful protesters

By AFP YANGON: Hundreds of peaceful anti-coup protesters were cordoned by Myanmar security forces in Yangon on Monday, the UN said, warning they were “deeply concerned” about their fate.  The country has been in turmoil since a February 1 coup ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and triggered mass protests against the new military junta. The police and military have responded with an increasingly brutal crackdown on demonstrators, with more than 50 people killed and nearly 1,800 arrested. As demonstrators across the country sought to paralyse the economy with strike…

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Facebook bans all Myanmar military-linked accounts and ads

Facebook bans all Myanmar military-linked accounts and ads

By Associated Press YANGON: Social media giant Facebook announced Thursday it was banning all accounts linked to Myanmar’s military as well as ads from military-controlled companies in the wake of the army’s seizure of power on Feb. 1. It said in a statement that it was treating the post-coup situation in Myanmar as an “emergency,” explaining that the ban was precipitated by events since the coup, including “deadly violence.” Facebook’s action comes as diplomatic efforts to resolve Myanmar’s political crisis have intensified and protests continued in Yangon and other cities…

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More protests and funeral follow deadly shootings in Myanmar

More protests and funeral follow deadly shootings in Myanmar

By Associated Press YANGON: Protesters gathered again Sunday all over Myanmar, a day after security forces shot dead two people at a demonstration in the country’s second biggest city. A funeral was also held for a young woman killed earlier by police. Mya Thwet Thwet Khine was the first confirmed death among the many thousands who have taken to the streets to protest the Feb. 1 coup that toppled the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. The woman was shot on Feb. 9, two days before her 20th birthday,…

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Myanmar forces use tear gas, rubber bullets on protesters

Myanmar forces use tear gas, rubber bullets on protesters

By Associated Press YANGON: Security forces in Myanmar ratcheted up their pressure against anti-coup protesters Saturday, using water cannons, tear gas, slingshots and rubber bullets against demonstrators and striking dock workers in Mandalay, the nation’s second-largest city. At least five people were injured by rubber bullets and had to be carried away in ambulances, according to an Associated Press journalist who witnessed the violence. Some 500 police and soldiers descended on the area near Mandalay’s Yadanabon dock after dock workers joined the national civil disobedience movement, refusing to work until…

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Myanmar anti-coup protesters honour woman shot dead by police

Myanmar anti-coup protesters honour woman shot dead by police

By Associated Press YANGON: Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar’s two largest cities on Saturday paid tribute to the young woman who died a day earlier after being shot by police during a rally against the military takeover. An impromptu memorial created under an elevated roadway in Yangon attracted around 1,000 protesters. A wreath of bright yellow flowers was hung beneath a photograph of Mya Thwet Thwet Khine, who was shot in the capital Naypyitaw on Feb.9, two days before her 20th birthday. Her death on Friday, announced by her family, was…

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