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Union wins right to organize in Myanmar through ACT guidelines 2020-10-21 [IndustriALL]

Workers at factories for sporting goods companies say management fired them to get rid of union  ActNOW!  2020-10-16 [ShadowProof]

Journalists face restrictions amid the pandemic 2020-10-09 [IFJ]

#UnionWin as garment workers are reinstated 2020-10-07 [IndustriALL]

Garment factories forced to closed in Ayeyarwady Region after COVID-19 cases 2020-09-25 [The Irrawaddy]

Better Protection of Myanmar Workers’ Rights Needed Amid COVID-19 2020-09-05 [The Irrawaddy]

Wave of website blockings for alleged ‘fake news’ 2020-09-02 [IFJ]

Union successfully fights mass dismissals in Myanmar 2020-08-12 [IndustriALL]

Garment manufacturer in Myanmar uses Covid-19 to bust union 2020-07-18 [IndustriALL]

Under cover of COVID, management at Bagan Hotel River View launches new attack on trade union rights 2020-07-11 [IUF]

Mine collapse kills more than 160 workers in Myanmar 2020-07-04 [IndustriALL]

A year of internet shutdowns in Rakhine and Chin State 2020-06-22 [IFJ]

Call for social dialogue over dismissals 2020-06-20 [IndustriALL]

Victory of Workers at Myan Mode 2020-06-08 [ICL]

Myanmar Garment Workers Stand Strong, Win New Pact For more info 2020-06-04 [Solidarity Center]

Factory workers suffer blame and pain in Myanmar’s COVID-19 response 2020-06-03 [Frontier]

Chief editor jailed for false Covid-19 report 2020-05-25 [IFJ]

Protecting workers in Myanmar 2020-05-14 [IndustriALL]

Lockdown will hit the urban poor hard. That’s inspiring charitable donation — and labour strikes 2020-04-13 [The Diplomat]

Garment workers lose jobs as pandemic-hit brands break contracts 2020-04-12 [The Star]

Myanmar Factory Uses COVID-19 to Union Bust For more info 2020-04-10 [Solidarity Center]

Strengthening health and safety in Myanmar’s mines 2020-03-16 [IndustriALL]

Army files lawsuit against Reuters 2020-03-15 [IFJ]

BWI opposes court actions against Myanmar union leaders 2020-03-03 [BWI]

Myanmar unions protest against Arbitration Council decision 2020-02-05 [IndustriALL]

Workers rights, wages to be considered when approving investments 2020-01-24 [The Times]

Myanmar Garment Workers Continue Strike, Demand Regional Minister Resign 2019-12-24 [The Irrawaddy]

Garment factory workers demand the resignation of labour minister in Pathein 2019-12-23 [Eleven Myanmar]

Kan-Gyi-Htaunt textile workers’ protest continues, Regional govt attempt negotiations 2019-12-19 [Eleven Media]

Garment workers, suppliers and ACT brands agree on Freedom of Association Guideline 2019-11-25 [IAMAW]

Garment workers, suppliers and ACT brands agree on Freedom of Association Guideline 2019-11-15 [IndustriALL]

Internet shutdowns persist in Rakhine State 2019-10-11 [IFJ]

UN Human Rights Council names AccorHotels Myanmar business partner in report on military business interests and crimes against humanity 2019-09-23 [IUF]

Myan Mu Garment Factory workers protest at the ILO office 2019-09-13 [Eleven]

Mass protest in Myanmar calling for enforced labour law 2019-08-30 [IndustriALL]

Myanmar unions call on brands to join ACT in fight for living wage 2019-07-08 [IndustriALL]

Shutdown in Myanmar blocks internet in conflict areas 2019-07-03 [IFJ]

Three journalists sued for reporting farmer protest 2019-07-01 [IFJ]

Journalist arrested covering protest, still detained 2019-05-28 [IFJ]

Government sues media outlet over army reporting 2019-05-08 [IFJ]

IFJ welcomes the release of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo 2019-05-07 [IFJ]

Journalists Wa Lone, Kyaw Soe Oo freed after 511 days in Myanmar prison 2019-05-07 [Radio New Zealand International]

More than 50 jade miners feared dead in Myanmar landslide 2019-04-24 [Deutsche Welle]

More than 50 jade mine workers trapped by 'mud lake' 2019-04-24 [CNN]

Court rejects appeal of two Reuters’ journalists 2019-04-24 [IFJ]

The Irrawaddy targeted under draconian Article 66(d) 2019-04-23 [IFJ]

Sentences served, hotel workers leave prison - struggle continues for rights and reinstatement 2019-04-03 [IUF]

Global solidarity with jailed IUF hotel union members 2019-03-18 [IUF]

Garment factories supplying EU market accused of targeting union leaders 2019-03-07 [Frontier]

Hotel workers imprisoned for defending their union and their rights 2019-03-05 [IUF]

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