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Friday, 20 March 2015

A white armband campaign was launched on March 19 in Yangon and another 19 townships as a protest against the government’s violent crackdown on student protestors.

Journalists from various news media protest for the elimination of repression of press freedom and media in Yangon on January 7, 2014. Photo: Hein Htet/Mizzima
Monday, 16 March 2015

The Myanmar Journalist Network has called on media organisations to boycott the activities of government officials in response to what they claim was the direct targeting and beating of journalists during the March 10 crackdown on student protesters in Letpadan.

Wednesday, 11 March 2015

Riot police were quick to crack down on a march in Hledan market in Yangon, beating several protesters on March 10.

Friday, 6 March 2015

Security police and civilians wearing red armbands attacked activists and students protesting outside Yangon City Hall and arrested eight in a surge in tension over spreading student rallies calling for education reform.

Friday, 27 February 2015

Yangon municipal police moved in to demolish the Michaungkan protest camp at around 3 am in the morning on February 26

Volunteers of Myanmar Red Cross organisation carry wounded volunteer U Moe Kyaw, 45, as the war vrefugees fleeing from Laukkai sit on the truck after vehicles of a rescue convoy were attacked by Kokang rebels near Kokang capital Laukkai, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 17, 2015. Two volunteers from Myanmar Red Cross Society injured in rescue convoy attack. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Thursday, 19 February 2015

The Myanmar Journalist Network on February 18 issued a statement urging government troops, who are taking responsibility to provide security in the Kokang area, to protect media personnel who have been covering the fighting in the area.

Electric power pylon at Biluchaung Hydropower Station in Kayah State, Myanmar. Photo: Ye Min/Mizzima
Wednesday, 18 February 2015

Electric power to the whole country was cut at about 1:30 pm on February 17 due to a breakdown of the national power grid between Pyinmana and Paunglaung in upper Myanmar, U Saw Win Maung, deputy chief engineer of the Yangon City Electricity Supply Board, told Mizzima.