Inside Myanmar’s Military: ‘They See Protesters as Criminals’

Inside Myanmar’s Army: ‘They See Protesters as Criminals’

Kapitän Tun Myat Aung beugte sich über den heißen Bürgersteig in Yangon, Myanmars größter Stadt, und hob Patronenhülsen auf. Übelkeit kroch in seine Kehle. Er wusste, dass die Granaten bedeuteten, dass Gewehre benutzt worden waren, echte Kugeln, die auf echte Menschen abgefeuert wurden. In dieser Nacht, Anfang März, loggte er sich bei Facebook ein und … Read more

U.Ok. Police Invoice Protesters Flip Violent at Bristol Rally

U.K. Police Bill Protesters Turn Violent at Bristol Rally

Violent protests broke out in the UK city of Bristol on Sunday evening over a police and crime bill that would create sweeping new restrictions on protests and give the police far-reaching new powers. The video of the scene showed a burning police vehicle and protesters storming the graffiti-strewn vehicle. One officer suffered a broken … Read more

Protesters and Police Conflict in Paraguay Amid Anger Over Pandemic Response

Protesters and Police Clash in Paraguay Amid Anger Over Pandemic Response

ASUNCIÓN, Paraguay – Protesters clashed with police in the Paraguayan capital, Asunción, late Friday as anger over the government’s management of the coronavirus crisis surfaced, forcing the country’s top health official to resign. Security forces fired rubber bullets and tear gas at hundreds of protesters gathered around the convention building, while protesters broke down security … Read more

Extra Protesters Are Killed in Myanmar as Crackdown Escalates

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At least five people were shot dead during protests in Myanmar on Sunday as the military began its toughest crackdown on daily demonstrations against its month-long coup. When major protests raged across the country, security forces became more aggressive, resorted to gunfire more quickly, and rallied groups of protesters before their marches could begin. In … Read more

Myanmar Police Open Fireplace on Protesters, Killing 2

Myanmar Police Open Fire on Protesters, Killing 2

Myanmar police opened fire on protesters in Mandalay city on Saturday, killing two people and wounding dozens, according to witnesses. The shootings took place as authorities tried to force workers back to their jobs at a local shipyard. They were among hundreds of thousands of workers across Myanmar who stopped working in protest against the … Read more