In Myanmar people are forming their own militias to protect their towns against the military. This town put up the fiercest fight – CNN

In a remote part of Myanmar’s far west, where narrow roads zigzag through treacherous mountain passes and villages nestle on precipitous slopes and ridges, lives a centuries-old community of hunters. Sorgente: In Myanmar people are forming their own militias to protect their towns against the military. This town put up the fiercest fight – CNN

Deforestation of endangered wildlife habitat continues to surge in southern Myanmar

Tanintharyi, Myanmar’s portion of the spit of land that splits the Gulf of Thailand from the Andaman Sea, is still swathed in old growth rainforest home to a unique medley of animals and plants – some of which are endangered and found nowhere else on the planet. But this forest is disappearing, and satellite dataContinua a leggere “Deforestation of endangered wildlife habitat continues to surge in southern Myanmar”

Released American says Myanmar military using torture to hunt down opposition leaders – CNN

Myanmar’s military junta is using torture to extract information from detainees on the whereabouts of senior opposition members and activist leaders, according to an American citizen and journalist who was recently released from a Yangon prison. Sorgente: Released American says Myanmar military using torture to hunt down opposition leaders – CNN

Munizioni italiane nella repressione in Myanmar: Rete Pace Disarmo chiede un’indagine – Rete Italiana Pace e Disarmo

Possibile una triangolazione favorita da altri Paesi, necessario un controllo sulle munizioni e l’estensione a tutte le armi, anche comuni, dei criteri e regole della Legge 185/90 Sorgente: Munizioni italiane nella repressione in Myanmar: Rete Pace Disarmo chiede un’indagine – Rete Italiana Pace e Disarmo

UNICEF condemns killings and arbitrary detentions of children by security forces during ongoing crisis in Myanmar

At least five children reportedly killed, four severely wounded and 500 arbitrarily detained since protests began last month Sorgente: UNICEF condemns killings and arbitrary detentions of children by security forces during ongoing crisis in Myanmar

Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi detained for 2 weeks under import-export laws following coup – CNN

Myanmar’s deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi has been detained for two weeks, according to her party’s spokesperson, two days after the country’s powerful armed forces seized control in a coup. Sorgente: Myanmar’s Aung San Suu Kyi detained for 2 weeks under import-export laws following coup – CNN

Myanmar’s military stages coup, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar’s military seized power in a bloodless coup Monday, detaining democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and imposing a one-year state of emergency — moves that sparked global outrage and calls for the generals to immediately backtrack. Sorgente: Myanmar’s military stages coup, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

Aung San Suu Kyi, le viscere della santità

Mimmo Cortese  C’è poco da fare: la persecuzione e il massacro della minoranza musulmana dei Rohingya a Myanmar non ammettono reticenze né silenzi sulle enormi responsabilità del governo e della sua esponente più nota, Aung San Suu Kyi. Intorno al caso della leader birmana, c’è tuttavia un tentativo meschino di screditare a posteriori anche laContinua a leggere “Aung San Suu Kyi, le viscere della santità”