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Myanmar: fossil fuel giants cut payments to junta but gas still flows

Advocacy groups have called on French fossil fuel giant Total and US company Chevron to further cut ties with Myanmar’s military, after announcing they would


Myanmar: dozens of police reported killed in clashes with anti-coup movement

Dozens of Myanmar security force members were killed on Sunday, rebel fighters have claimed, after heavy fighting in the coup-hit country’s eastern fringe. In one


Myanmar’s military rulers suspend more than 125,000 teachers for opposing coup

More than 125,000 school teachers in Myanmar have been suspended for joining a civil disobedience movement to oppose the military coup that overthrew the country’s


Myanmar junta leader says Aung San Suu Kyi will soon appear in court

Myanmar’s junta leader, Min Aung Hlaing, has said deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi is healthy at home and will appear in court in a


Gaza damage and Glasgow raids: human rights this fortnight in pictures

Peruvian rival presidential candidates Pedro Castillo (left), of the Perú Libre party, and Keiko Fujimori, of the Fuerza Popular party, bump fists at the signing


Myanmar doctors sound Covid warning as neighbours see record cases

Doctors in Myanmar have warned the country would be unable to cope with a major outbreak of Covid-19 as hospitals and medical facilities struggle to


UK accused of a ‘abandoning’ Rohingya with ‘catastrophic’ 40% aid cut

The government has been accused of abandoning Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh after cutting aid to the humanitarian response by more than 40%. The Foreign, Commonwealth