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

Myanmar forces kill 25 in raid on town, resident and media say – Times of India

Reading Time: 5 minutes Myanmar security forces killed at least 25 people on Friday in a confrontation with opponents of the military junta at a town in the centre of the Southeast Asian nation, a resident and Myanmar-language media said on Sunday. A spokesman for the military did not respond to calls requesting comment on the violence at Depayin … Read more