August 16, 2022

UN ‚ÄėDeeply Troubled‚Äô by Burmese Military‚Äôs Decision to Execute Democracy Activists

The Burmese military said on Friday that it would proceed with the execution of two pro-democracy activists convicted of treason and terrorism, drawing outcry from human rights groups. Veteran democracy activist Kyaw Min Yu, as well as Phyo Zeyar Thaw, a former lawmaker from the National League for Democracy (NLD) party led by deposed Aung […]

Burmese Military Says US Rohingya Genocide Declaration ‚ÄėPolitically Motivated‚Äô

Burma‚Äôs military junta said Tuesday that it ‚Äúvehemently rejects‚ÄĚ the United States‚Äô declaration that the military committed genocide against the Rohingya minority, claiming that the declaration was ‚Äúpolitically motivated.‚ÄĚ The Ministry of Information said in a statement that the Min Aung Hlaing-led military harbored no genocidal intent to destroy any minority groups and denied that…