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Williston Herald 27 Feb 2021
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Myanmar police detain Japanese journalist at Yangon protest, says colleague

Hindustan Times 26 Feb 2021
Police in Myanmar did not immediately return calls to seek comment ... Earlier on Friday, Kitazumi wrote a Facebook post titled "Peace," saying many of Myanmar's citizens were out on the streets despite the bloodshed and were thankful to the Japanese for their support of the protesters.

Myanmar's UN Envoy Urges World to Stop Military Takeover in His Country

Voa News 26 Feb 2021
Breaking rank, Myanmar’s envoy to the United Nations appealed to the international community Friday to reject the military coup in his country and “...use any means necessary” to protect its people ... He then spoke briefly in his native Burmese to address his fellow citizens listening in Myanmar, which is also known as Burma.

Myanmar: The revolution will be Facebook-lived

Metro USA 25 Feb 2021
With established media under ever greater pressure, the story of Myanmar’s anti-coup protests is being shaped for its people and the world by journalists and citizens streaming and sharing snippets of video and pictures ... Myanmar’s military-appointed information ...

Malaysia defies court, deports over 1,000 Myanmar nationals

Independent online (SA) 25 Feb 2021
Myanmar citizens were bussed in from around Malaysia and loaded onto three navy ships sent by the military junta of Myanmar. Malaysia is home to more than 154,000 asylum seekers from Myanmar ... According to Malay Mail, the Malaysian Immigration Department insisted there were no asylum seekers among the 1,086 Myanmar citizens deported.

Explained: Why Facebook, Instagram took extreme step of banning Myanmar military

Hindustan Times 25 Feb 2021
What led to the complete Facebook ban on the Myanmar military?. Citing the volatile situation in the country, Facebook announced a slew of measures on February 11 to “protect freedom of expression” of Myanmar citizens and “prevent online content from being linked to offline harm” ... Myanmar blocks Wikipedia in all languages.

Indonesia presses regional effort to resolve Myanmar crisis

The Paducah Sun 25 Feb 2021
The meeting was part of her efforts to coordinate a regional response to the crisis triggered by Myanmar's Feb ... The letter released Wednesday cited concerns about Myanmar’s citizens being deprived of a democratically elected government and ongoing violations of human rights by a military with a history of major abuses.

Myanmar junta’s top diplomat in talks with Thailand, Indonesia

Dawn 25 Feb 2021
Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said she expressed concerns about the safety and welfare of Myanmar citizens and reiterated a need for an “inclusive democratic transition process” ... Earlier on Wednesday, the Indonesian embassy in Myanmar’s commercial hub Yangon saw hundreds of protesters gather for the second consecutive day.

US, rights groups criticise Malaysia for deportations to Myanmar

Straits Times 25 Feb 2021
The migrants, who activists say include vulnerable asylum seekers, departed Tuesday on Myanmar navy ships from a Malaysian military base just weeks after a coup ... Malaysian immigration officials insisted there were no members of the persecuted Rohingya minority - not recognised as citizens in Myanmar - or asylum seekers among those repatriated.

At least 8 killed in Myanmar violence as Facebook bans military accounts

La Prensa Latina 25 Feb 2021
Facebook announced that it was banning all accounts linked to the Myanmar military ... Facebook, the most widely used social network in the country with an estimated 22 million users, added that it was committed to protecting the freedom of expression for “tens of millions of Myanmar citizens.”.

Indonesia says it holds intensive talks with both sides of Myanmar crisis

New York Post 24 Feb 2021
myanmar. English first as Myanmar protesters appeal to the world. Protests swell after Myanmar junta raises specter of force. Myanmar riot police kill two anti-coup protesters. Woman shot in the head at Myanmar coup protest has died ... Myanmar citizens in Thailand protest in front of Indonesia embassy Bangkok, Thailand February 23, 2021.