Category: Government

Myanmar Junta Continues Brutal Crackdown on Protesters

HONG KONG – It has been more than five weeks since Myanmar’s military took full control of the Southeast Asia nation, removing the democratically elected government, in a move that has sparked nationwide anti-coup protests.Tens of thousands of citizens…

21 Extraordinary Women Honored with Courage Award

STATE DEPARTMENT – The U.S. State Department recognized 21 women who have demonstrated leadership in advocating for human rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment, honoring them at an “International Women of Courage Award” ceremony in Washington…

Latest Anti-Coup Demonstrations in Myanmar Turn Deadly

At least two protesters are dead in Myanmar Monday amid another day of public demonstrations against last month’s military overthrow of the civilian government.The latest fatalities occurred in the city of Myitkyina, the capital of northern Kachin stat…