At least fifteen dead as Myanmar security forces fire at protesters

Troops in Myanmar opened fire on pro-democracy protesters on Wednesday, killing at least 15 people and wounding dozens, the latest victims of a campaign to crush opposition to the ruling military junta, activists and media said. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, leader of the army coup that ousted Myanmar’s elected government on February 1, said… Read More At least fifteen dead as Myanmar security forces fire at protesters

Indonesian foreign minister to visit Myanmar as pressure over military coup rises

Indonesia’s foreign minister plans to fly to Myanmar on Thursday in the first known visit by a foreign envoy since the February 1 military coup, a leaked government document said, as Western pressure mounts over a crackdown on protesters. Retno Marsudi will arrive in the capital Naypyitaw in the morning and depart several hours later,… Read More Indonesian foreign minister to visit Myanmar as pressure over military coup rises