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Myanmar's Pro-Democracy Protests Are Giving a Voice to LGBTQ+ People

Myanmar's Pro-Democracy Protests Are Giving a Voice to LGBTQ+ People

1 minute ago   |   Time

Sue Sha Shin Thant, a transgender woman, has experienced a lifetime of discrimination and social exclusion in Myanmar, where LGBTQ+ people have no recognized rights or...
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YouTube bans several channels of Myanmar media citing ‘community guidelines' - media

YouTube bans several channels of Myanmar media citing ‘community guidelines' - media

1 hour ago   |   RT

Five YouTube channels of Myanmar's government and military-run TV networks have been suspended, the US tech giant told Reuters. The move comes amid non-stop deadly protests...
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Biden administration demands immediate release of journalists and protesters in Myanmar

3 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

The Biden administration is demanding that Myanmar officials stop their crackdown on pro-democracy protesters.
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Vaccinations, Senate Clerks, Myanmar: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

8 hours ago   |   NY Times

Here's what you need to know at the end of the day.
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Myanmar coup leaders tried draining $1bn from US account: Sources

9 hours ago   |   Al Jazeera

An executive order from US President Joe Biden gave the green light to block the transfer indefinitely, Reuters reports.
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‘I will shoot whoever I see': Myanmar soldiers use TikTok to threaten protesters

‘I will shoot whoever I see': Myanmar soldiers use TikTok to threaten protesters

11 hours ago   |   New York Post

SINGAPORE - Armed Myanmar soldiers and police are using TikTok to deliver death threats to protesters against last month's coup, researchers said, leading the Chinese...
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UN: Myanmar journalist arrest video 'disturbing'

UN: Myanmar journalist arrest video 'disturbing'

12 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

A video of the arrest of Associated Press journalist Thein Zaw as he was photographing Myanmar security forces charging at anti-coup protesters shows him being held in a...
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Protests in Myanmar continue after dozens killed

Protests in Myanmar continue after dozens killed

14 hours ago   |   Arizona Daily Star

Grieving relatives have collected the blood-soaked bodies of family members shot dead by security forces.
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Press Club seeks release of AP journalist jailed in Myanmar

14 hours ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - The National Press Club called on Myanmar to immediately release an Associated Press journalist who was arrested last week while photographing security forces...
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Dozens Killed In Myanmar's ‘Bloodiest Day'

Dozens Killed In Myanmar's ‘Bloodiest Day'

20 hours ago   |   Foreign Policy

An increase in violence against protesters over the past week proves Myanmar's military leadership is unmoved by international condemnation.
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Creighton suspends Greg McDermott for 'plantation' remark

Creighton suspends Greg McDermott for 'plantation' remark

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Tatum scores 27, Celtics outlast depleted Raptors 132-125

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UNMC doctor stresses COVID-19 vaccines as safe and effective

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