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The Myanmar "military and its controlled police seem prepared to do whatever it takes to preserve its democracy-suspending power grab." It has a long history of atrocities defending not only its political power but also its takeover of much of the economy.

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Myanmar: A Japanese freelance journalist, Yuki Kitazumi, who previously was a reporter for the Tokyo-based Nikkei business daily and now lives in Yangon, "was carried away by a police vehicle near his house on Sunday night," local media reported.

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Thirty governments under the guise of the Media Freedom Coalition "express their deep concern with the continued efforts by Myanmar’s military and police to crack down on media freedom....At least 60 journalists have reportedly been detained."

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India's Supreme Court rejected a plea to stop the government from deporting some 150 Rohingya Muslims to Myanmar that police detained last month

An alliance of ethnic armies in Myanmar have attacked a police station in Myanmar's northeastern Shan state, killing at least 10 officers.

Media reports say the police station at Naungmon in Shan state was attacked by fighters from an alliance that includes the Arakan Army, the Ta'ang National Liberation Army, and Myanmar National Democratic Alliance Army.

An alliance of ethnic armies in Myanmar that has opposed the junta's crackdown on anti-coup protests attacked a police station in the east on Saturday and at least 10 policemen were killed

More than 600 are dead in Myanmar as police escalate violence. Videos of security forces' brutal killings and beatings of civilians shock international community.

More sad news as I learned about the death of Bo Bo Nge, the recent Deputy Governor of the Central Bank of Myanmar, who was arrested and has died in police custody.

India’s Supreme Court on Thursday rejected a plea to stop the government from deporting to Myanmar some 150 Rohingya Muslims police detained last month

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Soldiers and police have reportedly killed dozens of people in Myanmar as they suppressed protests against last month's coup. One of the deadliest days comes as the military celebrated the annual Armed Forces Day holiday with a parade in the capital.

A dangerous, contemptible escalation as Myanmar police open fire on protesters in Mandalay, killing two and wounding 40+. The police were trying to force workers back to their jobs. Hundreds of thousands of people have stopped working to protest the coup.

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Like most 7-year-olds, Khin Myo Chit ran for safety into her father's arms. But that's where the Myanmar junta's police, which had just invaded their home, shot and killed her.

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The Myanmar military claims to be acting with "restraint" but on a busy street in Yangon, police are escorting a man who appears to be in custody and showing no resistance. "Suddenly an officer shoots him from behind, kicking him as he lies on the ground."

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Breaking News: The police in Myanmar opened fire on protesters in the city of Mandalay, killing at least two people, witnesses said.

Scenes today from Mandalay where Myanmar police used lethal force against protesters, killing 2 and wounding 40+. Is force the best that the generals in the military junta can come up with to defend their coup?

Just to be clear: the Myanmar junta doesn't get to write the rules. International human rights law permits police use of lethal force only to meet an imminent lethal threat, NOT to suppress protests. The coup defenders are acting blatantly unlawfully.

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BREAKING: Two anti-coup protesters in Myanmar have died after riot police fired at them with live rounds, local media reports.

At least two people killed in Mandalay, Myanmar as police use live ammunition to disperse protesters

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