Pope Francis says UN has no power to assert its authority for preventing wars

Pope Francis stated that the UN lacks the power to assert its authority to prevent wars. He also mentioned the conflict in Rwanda 25 years ago, the past decade of war in Syria, and the infighting in Lebanon and Myanmar to support his theory that the world is at war, even if it is not in one place.
#PopeFrancis #Rwanda #PeopleSociety

15 hours ago

Manipur police detain 80 Myanmar nationals from Churachandpur district

The Manipur Police apprehended 80 Myanmar nationals, including 20 children, from Churachandpur district. The apprehended persons, including 25 men and 35 women, failed to produce valid documents to justify their presence in Indian territory. They disclosed that they were all citizens of Myanmar, the police said. The operation was carried out between 5 am and 8:30 am on Tuesday.
#ManipurPolice #Myanmar #Indian #Manipur #LawGovernment #PublicSafety #LawEnforcement

3 days ago

Myanmar: NGOs pen open letter to Australian FM Wong urging harsher actions...

Over 300 NGOs have been urging Australian Foreign Minister Penny Wong to adopt harsher action against Myanmar's military junta. The junta ousted the democratically elected government in a coup in February 2021. Australia has, since the takeover, discontinued its military collaboration with the army, also known as the Tatmadaw. Senator Wong has called the deadly crackdown on demonstrators and protestors deeply distressing a month after the takeover.
#Wong #Tatmadaw #Australian #Myanmar #LawGovernment #Government #PeopleSociety

3 days ago

Children among 80 Myanmar nationals arrested in Manipur

The Myanmar nationals were apprehended from different places during a massive operation launched early in the morning in the Ngathal village, Manipur. Those arrested include 25 men, 35 women and 20 minors. A local court remanded the 60 adults to police custody for seven days while the minors were sent to a juvenile observation home.
#Myanmar #Manipur #LawGovernment #PublicSafety #LawEnforcement

3 days ago

Myanmar Army Abandons Taga, Headquarters of Northeast Insurgent Groups,...

The Tatmadaw or Myanmar Army has left the Taga areas of Sagaing, Myanmar, which were captured in January 29, 2019 from the Northeast-based insurgent groups. The operation was carried out by the Army against Northeast origin insurgent groups on the continuous pressure of Indian government. The troops of Myanmar Army arrested dozens of insurgent cadres, including seven top functionaries.
#MyanmarArmy #Northeast #Indian #Taga #SensitiveSubjects

4 days ago

NIA conducts searches in Mizoram in connection with seizure of explosives

NIA conducted searches in Aizawl, Champai and Kolasib districts of Mizoram. Case relates to the seizure of 2,421.12 kg explosives, including 1,000 detonators and 4,500 metres of detonating fuse. Consignment was meant for Myanmar-based outfit Chin National Front.
#NIA #Myanmar #Mizoram #LawGovernment #SensitiveSubjects

6 days ago

Myanmar’s Suu Kyi moved to solitary confinement in jail: Military

Myanmar military authorities transfer deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi to a prison in the capital. The Nobel laureate had been held at an undisclosed location since she was ousted in a coup last year. She has been charged with about 20 criminal offences carrying a combined maximum jail term of nearly 190 years.
#SuuKyi #Nobel #Myanmar #LawGovernment #SensitiveSubjects

1 weeks ago

Aung San Suu Kyi transferred to solitary confinement in prison: Myanmar Army...

Myanmar's deposed leader, Aung San Suu Kyi was transferred from a covert detention facility to a jail in the nation's capital on Wednesday. A military junta spokesperson said she has been taken to jail and is being held there in solitary confinement. She faces up to 15 years in jail for each of the 11 charges of corruption that she is accused of.
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1 weeks ago

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi moved to solitary confinement in prison

Since her ouster in a coup last year, Suu Kyi had been under house arrest at an undisclosed location in Naypyidaw, accompanied by several domestic staff and her dog. Nobel laureate, 77, left those premises only to attend hearings for her numerous trials in a junta court that could see her handed a prison sentence of more than 150 years.
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1 weeks ago

No place to call home: A tale of over 12 million people displaced by conflict

More than 100 million people globally, who have been displaced and forced to flee conflict, violence, human rights violations and persecution. The staggering number of refugees has been driven by wars in Ukraine, Afghanistan, Syria, South Sudan, Myanmar and Somalia. In Ukraine, there’s been a massive exodus of people since Russia invaded the country in February.
#Ukraine #SensitiveSubjects #PeopleSociety #SocialIssuesAdvocacy

1 weeks ago

Situation critical in Myanmar with mounting resistance to military junta

Last month, Myanmar recorded 647 conflict linked fatalities including 34 civilians, 581 security forces, three militants and 32 in fighting between pro-government and resistance forces. The overall fatalities in May registered a one-and-a-half-fold increase as compared to April with security force fatalities increasing by 71.89 per cent.
#Myanmar #LawGovernment #PublicSafety

1 weeks ago

India-ASEAN conclave: Foreign ministers agree on unified response to global issues

External Affairs minister S Jaishankar flagged the ‘geopolitical headwinds’ triggered by the Ukraine crisis and its knock-on effects on food, energy security, prices of fertilisers and commodities as well as logistics and supply chains. With Myanmar not participating in the India-ASEAN foreign ministers’ meeting, the joint statement did not mention the situation in the country.
#SJaishankar #India #ASEAN #Ukraine #LawGovernment #Government #PeopleSociety

2 weeks ago

Global scenario highlights need for Indo-Pacific nations to stand together:...

External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar along with ASEAN Foreign Ministers took part in the Ministerial session of the 12th edition of the Delhi Dialogue on Thursday, June 16. He said the global scenario, including the situation in Afghanistan and Myanmar and the conflict in Ukraine, highlights the need for Indo-Pacific countries to stand together.
#SJaishankar #EAMJaishankar #ASEAN #DelhiDialogue #Afghanistan #LawGovernment #Government #PeopleSociety

2 weeks ago

'India Fully Supports a Strong, Unified, Southeast Asia': Jaishankar...

India fully supports a strong, unified and prosperous ASEAN, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar said. India is hosting the foreign ministers of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) nations to mark the 30th anniversary of its relations with the 10-nation grouping. Myanmar, a member of the grouping, is set to be represented by a senior official.
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2 weeks ago

Pope Francis condemns ongoing conflicts across world; asserts 'WW III has...

Pope Francis on June 14 asserted that World War III had already commenced. The pontiff went on to say that we see what is occurring in Ukraine in a different light because it is closer to us and pricks our senses more. However, no one cares about the fights taking place in parts of Africa, northern Nigeria, northern Congo, and Myanmar.
#PopeFrancis #WWIII #WorldWarIII #Ukraine #PeopleSociety #ReligionBelief #SensitiveSubjects

2 weeks ago

‘High stakes’: India at UN on displaced Myanmar nationals' repatriation

India on Tuesday said it has high stakes in the resolution of the issue of repatriation of the displaced persons from Rakhine state of Myanmar. India is the only country which shares a long border with both Myanmar and Bangladesh. R Madhu Sudan, the counsellor at permanent mission of India to the UN, said that India has been consistently advocating practical, pragmatic and enduring solutions to the issue.
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2 weeks ago

Centre issues rebuttal on Environmental Performance Index 2022: ‘Biased ...

The Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) issued a rebuttal to the findings of the biennial Environmental Performance Index 2022. With a score of 18.9, India is ranked below Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Myanmar. The ministry has said it does not accept the analysis and conclusions.
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3 weeks ago

Manipur: GPS-enabled patrol vehicles launched on Indo-Myanmar road

Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh flagged off five GPS-enabled highway patrol vehicles to ply on the Indo-Myanmar Road from Pallel to the border town of Moreh. Singh said similar patrol vehicles will also be launched along the Imphal-Jiribam stretch of National Highway-37.
#NBirenSingh #Indo #Manipur #LawGovernment

3 weeks ago

India fails green test, finishes at bottom

Environment Performance Index-2022 has ranked India last among 180 countries that have been ranked. Pakistan, Bangladesh, Vietnam and Myanmar are among the poorest performing countries for environmental health. India has also scored low on rule of law, control of corruption and government effectiveness. Denmark has been ranked first in EPI-2020, with a score of 27.6.
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3 weeks ago

US decries Myanmar military junta's plans to carry out executions of...

US State Department's Spokesperson Ned Price took to Twitter and stated that the recent announcement by the military junta represents their disrespect for human rights. The convicted leaders included former lawmaker Phyo Zeya Thaw and activist Kyaw Min Yu. Apart from these two, two other men convicted of killing a woman will also be executed.
#NedPrice #USStateDepartment #Myanmar #News #Politics

3 weeks ago