U Phyo Zeya Thaw, a Burmese hip-hop pioneer whose democracy-affirming lyrics led to a career in Parliament and, after Myanmar’s military coup last year, as a resistance leader, was executed on Saturday in Yangon, Myanmar, by the country’s military junta. He was 41. His execution, and those of three otherContinue Reading

A military vehicle drove through a group of protesters in Myanmar on Sunday, resulting in fatalities and leaving at least eight people injured, according to local media, eyewitnesses and video footage from the scene. The incident occurred on Sunday morning in Yangon, Myanmar’s most populous city. Soldiers fired into theContinue Reading