World Mar 07

Myanmar crisis heightens with police raids and strike call

Tension was high Sunday in the country‚Äôs biggest city, Yangon, where for a second night running gunshots from heavy weapons rang out randomly in the streets of several neighborhoods after the start of an 8 p.m. curfew. The sounds of…

World Feb 27

Myanmar police deploy early to crank up pressure on protests

Security forces in some areas appeared to become more aggressive in using force and making arrests, utilizing more plainclothes officers than had previously revealed themselves. Photos posted on social media showed that residents of at least two cities, Yangon and…