Myanmar Military

One Year after the Illegitimate Military Coup in the Republic of the Union of Myanmar: Joint LGBTIQ+ Civil Society Statement

We will never forget. It has been a year since the violent and illegitimate occupation of the democratically elected government by Myanmar’s military junta on 1 February 2021. This was at a period when the people were at their most vulnerable, amid the COVID-19 pandemic. It was and still is a grave and utter betrayal …

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Myanmar: Appalling punishment for three peaceful anti-war protesters must be overturned

Responding to the guilty verdict and six-month prison sentences handed to three activists today for their role in a peaceful protest in Myitkyina, the capital of Kachin State, Amnesty International’s Director of Crisis Response, Tirana Hassan, said: “Today’s appalling verdict against three peaceful activists shows the government’s determination to silence any criticism of their actions …

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