India assures commitment to engage on measures for democratic transition in Myanmar

India on Friday (local time) at the United Nations Security Council stated that there should be no falling back on the path to democracy in Myanmar and assured its commitment to engage on measures to accelerate and support the democratic transition in the country. India’s Deputy Permanent Representative to the UN, Ambassador K Nagaraj […]

UK offers shelter to ousted Myanmar ambassador

Britain said it is willing to offer shelter to Myanmar’s ambassador to London after he was ousted from his embassy by pro-junta diplomats. Kyaw Zwar Minn met yesterday with Nigel Adams, Britain’s Foreign Office minister for Asia, after his hosts said they could no longer recognise him as ambassador in […]

HAL denies having business links with Myanmar’s military

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) has denied having any business links with the military forces in Myanmar. The statement came after a UNHRC report on Myanmar and Stockholm International Peace and Research Institute Arms Transfers Database claimed that HAL supplied equipment to Myanmar’s military from 2017-19. “The report is factually incorrect. HAL has had no business dealings with Myanmar Defence Forces […]

Myanmar crackdown death toll passes 500

More than 500 people have been killed in the Myanmar junta’s brutal crackdown on protests against its coup to oust civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, a local monitoring group said today. The grim toll was passed as world powers ramped up their condemnation of the military’s ruthless campaign against […]