MYANMAR, April 7: Myanmar troops fired at anti-coup protesters on Wednesday, killing at least seven people and wounding several, media said, as a Chinese-owned factory was set on fire in the commercial capital Yangon and activists burned the Chinese flag.
MYANMAR, April 3: Myanmar security forces opened fire on pro-democracy protests on Saturday killing at least five people, a protester and media said, as the military reinforced its bid to end dissent with arrest warrants for online critics and internet blocks.
MYANMAR, March 28: Myanmar security forces opened fire on Sunday, witnesses said, at people gathered for the funeral of one of the 114 people killed the previous day, the bloodiest day of protests since the military coup on Feb. 1.
COX’S BAZAR, March 27: Four people were killed after police fired on protesters who they said attacked a police station in the Bangladeshi city of Chittagong on Friday during a demonstration against a visit to the country by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
MYANMAR, March 24: Myanmar’s junta freed hundreds of demonstrators on Wednesday arrested during its months-long crackdown on protests, while businesses in Yangon were shut and streets deserted in response to a call by anti-coup activists for a silent strike.
MYANMAR, March 19: Security forces killed at least nine opponents of Myanmar’s Feb. 1 coup on Friday, a funeral service and media said, as Indonesia urged an end to violence and Western ambassadors condemned what they called the military’s immoral, indefensible actions.
YANGON, MYANMAR, March 15: Myanmar’s ruling junta has declared martial law in six townships in the country’s largest city, as security forces killed dozens of protesters over the weekend in an increasingly lethal crackdown on resistance to last month’s military coup.
MYANMAR, March 13: At least six protesters were killed by security forces in Myanmar, witnesses and media reported, as activists marked the death anniversary on Saturday of a student whose killing in 1988 sparked an uprising against the military government.
SURKHET, March 11: A five-point agreement was reached between the Karnali provincial government and the agitating Badi community after the government agreed to meet their demands for food, clothes and shelter.
NEW YORK, March 6: Police in Myanmar on Friday opened fire on protesters against last month’s military coup, killing one man, as international condemnation rained down on the junta and the U.N. special envoy on Myanmar urged the Security Council to act.
BRUSSELS, March 4: The European Union has suspended its support for development projects in Myanmar to avoid providing financial assistance to the military who seized power last month, officials said on Thursday.
MYANMAR, March 4: Police in Myanmar broke up demonstrations in several places with tear gas and gunfire on Thursday but there was no immediate word on casualties a day after the United Nations said 38 people had been killed in the bloodiest day since last month’s coup.
MYANMAR, Feb 28: Myanmar police fired on protesters on Sunday in the bloodiest day of weeks of demonstrations against a military coup and at least 11 people were killed and several wounded, political and medical sources, residents and media said.
MYANMAR, Feb 28: Myanmar police opened fired on Sunday on protests against military rule, killing at least four people and wounding several on the second day of a crackdown on demonstrations across the country, a doctor and a politician said.
YANGON, MYANMAR, Feb 28: Security forces in Myanmar made mass arrests and appeared to use lethal force on Sunday as they intensified their efforts to break up protests a month after the military staged a coup.
MYANMAR, Feb 27: Myanmar police moved decisively on Saturday in a bid to prevent opponents of military rule gathering throughout the country after Myanmar’s U.N. envoy urged the United Nations to use “any means necessary” to stop a Feb. 1 coup.
MYANMAR, Feb 25: Some armed with knives and clubs, others firing slingshot and throwing stones, supporters of Myanmar’s military attacked opponents of the coup in downtown Yangon on Thursday, while Southeast Asian governments groped for ways to end the crisis.
KATHMANDU, Feb 23: People from the Badi community of Karnali Province have been protesting near the gate of the Office of the Chief Minister and Council of Ministers of Karnali Province since Monday night, demanding land, house and employment.
MYANMAR, Feb 22: Myanmar police began to disperse pro-democracy protesters on Monday as businesses around the country shut in a general strike called to oppose the military coup despite a threat from authorities that confrontation could cost lives.
KATHMANDU, Feb 22: Dozens of students affiliated to the Nepal Communist Party (NCP)’s Dahal-Nepal faction on Monday took to the streets in front of the Narayanhiti Royal Palace Museum in Kathmandu for a unique protest against House dissolution.
MYANMAR, Feb 21: Huge crowds marched in Myanmar on Sunday to denounce a Feb. 1 military coup in a show of defiance after the bloodiest episode of the campaign for democracy the previous day, when security forces fired on protesters, killing two.
MYANMAR, Feb 20: Opponents of Myanmar’s coup took to the streets again on Saturday with members of ethnic minorities, poets and transport workers among those coming out to demand an end to military rule and the release of Aung San Suu Kyi and others.
MYANMAR, Feb 14: Hundreds of thousands of protesters took to the streets in Myanmar for a ninth day of anti-coup demonstrations on Sunday, as the new army rulers grappled to contain a strike by government workers that could cripple their ability to run the country.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The main opposition party Nepali Congress (NC) has urged all democrats to join their protest demonstrations to be organised against the ‘unconstitutional’ dissolution of the House of Representatives.
KATHMANDU, Feb 14: The faction of the ruling Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal and Madhav Kumar Nepal on Sunday announced the fourth phase of agitation against the dissolution of the House of Representatives (HoR).
YANGON, MYANMAR, Feb 11: Members of Myanmar’s ethnic minorities marched through streets in traditional dress and floated on wooden long boats in a scenic lake Thursday to protest last week’s coup, a sign of the broad and growing resistance to the military takeover.
KATHMANDU, Feb 11: Student wing close to the rival faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) led by Pushpa Kamal Dahal took to the streets in Kathmandu protesting the arrest of youth leader Ram Kumari Jhakri on Thursday.
KATHMANDU, Feb 11: A group of women activists on Thursday picketed the Department of Immigration protesting against the proposed regulation which requires women below 40 to take prior consent from their families and respective local bodies before traveling abroad.
MYANMAR, Feb 10: Protesters took to the streets of Myanmar for a fifth day on Wednesday, vowing to keep up demonstrations against last week’s military coup even after a woman was shot and critically wounded during clashes the previous day.
YANGON, Feb 10: Police cracked down on demonstrators opposing Myanmar’s military coup, firing warning shots and shooting water cannons to disperse crowds that took to the streets again Tuesday in defiance of new protest bans.
MYANMAR, Feb 7: Tens of thousands of people took to the streets of Myanmar’s cities on Saturday to denounce this week’s coup and demand the release of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi despite a blockade on the internet by the junta.
ISTANBUL, Feb 6: Turkey’s president has ordered the establishment of two new departments in the country’s most prestigious university, which has been rocked by weeks of demonstrations protesting his appointment of a new rector with government links.
KATHMANDU, Feb 4: Police have arrested scores of leaders and cadres belonging to the Dahal-Nepal-led faction of the Nepal Communist Party (NCP) as they took to the streets in Kathmandu Valley to enforce the general shutdown on Thursday morning.
SINGHU, INDIA, Jan 30: India blocked mobile internet services in several areas around New Delhi on Saturday as protesting farmers began a one-day hunger strike after a week of clashes with authorities that left one dead and hundreds injured.
KATHMANDU, Jan 29: Civil society activists have staged a protest demonstration against the government under the statue of Shukraraj Shastri, a martyr who attained martyrdom during his fight against the Rana Regime, in Teku, Kathmandu.
SINGHU, INDIA, Jan 26: Indian farmers protesting against agricultural reforms breached barricades and clashed on Tuesday with police in the capital, who fired tear gas to restrain them, shortly after a convoy of tractors trundled through the city’s outskirts.
SINGHU, Jan 26: Tens of thousands of farmers gathered on the outskirts of India’s capital New Delhi on Tuesday, ahead of a tractor procession aimed at protesting a controversial set of agricultural laws.
KATHMANDU, Jan 24: Pro-monarchy protesters under different banner names have continued to hit the streets of Kathmandu, pressing their demands for the restoration of constitutional monarchy in the country.
MOSCOW, Jan 23: Police detained over 1,000 people across Russia on Saturday and used force to break up rallies around the country as tens of thousands of protesters demanded the release of Kremlin critic Alexei Navalny, whose wife was among those detained.