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Thursday, March 12 2015

Myanmar Buddhist activists staged a protest alongside Rohingya Muslims in Kuala Lumpur, calling for an immediate end to the violent crackdown against student protesters in Myanmar, reports Channel News Asia on March 11.

PNS Zulfiquar, a Pakistan Navy frigate, seen here on a goodwill visit to Port Klang, Malaysia, in August 2009. Photo: Wikipedia
Thursday, March 12 2015

A Pakistani navy ship named “PNS Zulfiquar”, commanded by Captain Amir Mahmood, paid a goodwill visit to Myanmar on March 10.

Wednesday, March 11 2015

Myanmar state media has announced an inquiry into a Yangon protest crackdown, the first of two recent violent confrontations with student demonstrators, which sparked international alarm and raised fears of a return to junta-era repression.

Wednesday, March 11 2015

The Karen Women’s Organization has successfully completed a lobbying trip to the UK, during which they had the chance to state their dismay at British government training of the Myanmar army, according to a press release issued on March 11.

Wednesday, March 11 2015

The leading committee for compiling the human rights report on Myanmar held their second meeting at the Ministry of Home Affairs in Nay Pyi Taw on March 9, reports Myawady on March 10.

Wednesday, March 11 2015

Plain clothes police officers are closely monitoring university students protesting the National Education Bill in Moulmein, Mon State, reports Burma News International on March 10.

Wednesday, March 11 2015

The European Union has criticised Myanmar after baton-wielding police dispersed a student rally and arrested dozens of protesters in a crackdown.

Wednesday, March 11 2015

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

Wednesday, March 11 2015

The United States condemned a violent police crackdown on a student rally in Myanmar on March 10, urging the government to respect the right to assembly.

Myanmar military troops march along a deserted road in Chin Shwe Haw town of Kokang self-administered area, northern Shan State, Myanmar, February 16, 2015. Photo: Lynn Bo Bo/EPA
Wednesday, March 11 2015

China warned over escalating violence between Myanmar's military and rebel forces after a civilian home was hit by shelling from across the border, apparently for the first time in the current unrest.

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