Rohingya wary as Myanmar’s anti-junta resistance reaches out – Times of India

Reading Time: 8 minutes SITTWE(MYANMAR): A shadow government is breaking taboos in Buddhist-majority Myanmar by welcoming Rohingya into its anti-junta coalition, but many in the long-persecuted Muslim minority are wary after living through decades of discrimination and deadly violence. Myanmar has been in turmoil since the government of Aung San Suu Kyi was ousted in a February coup, sparking … Read more

Mock Funerals At Myanmar Protest Mark Coup Leader’s Birthday

Reading Time: 6 minutes In Myanmar, some activists burnt pictures of Min Aung Hlaing and set fire to fake coffins. Bangkok: Protesters in coup-hit Myanmar marked the birthday of junta leader Min Aung Hlaing Saturday by burning his portrait and staging mock funerals. The nation has experienced mass protests and a brutal military response since the February 1 coup … Read more