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Pheu Thai administration’s initiative to soften stringent measures has sparked fears of undoing the strides protecting workers’ rights
“Over the past year, China and the United States have been working together to pressure Myanmar’s military dictatorship"
Rohingyas, an ethnic minority group predominantly Muslim, faced a genocide in 2017 that forced over 740,000 to flee to Bangladesh
Sympathizers have circulated artwork on social media to pay tribute to the men who died, Phoe Tay, 23, and Thar Htaung, 22
Pope Francis invited all parties involved "to take steps of dialogue and to clothe themselves with understanding"
The military crackdown has extended to cultural and religious institutions, with arrests and destruction of establishments like churches
According to the records compiled by the BWU, of those arrested women, 39 were sentenced to life in prison, and 16 faced the death penalty
Torturing an elderly monk was a brutal act by the military, the Venerable Min Thonnya, a monk who is opposed to the junta, told RFA
Forming militias is part of a junta bid to shore up military troop shortages and “drive a wedge between the people"