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Mass arrests of journalists covering protests [IFJ] 2021-03-03

My country needs you: No cooperation, no recognition and no business with the military junta in Myanmar [Global Labour University] 2021-02-27

“Telecoms companies in Myanmar must resist directives from the illegitimate military government,” says UNI’s ICTS international leadership body [UNI] 2021-02-27

Military in Myanmar cracking down on unions [IndustriALL] 2021-02-27

civil disobedience movement has produced many inventive ways of protesting [Global Voices] 2021-02-26

 VIDEO  Video: Support the Burmese workers’ general strike for democracy! [BWI] 2021-02-24

BWI joins call to freeze IFI loans linked to Myanmar’s junta [BWI] 2021-02-24

General strike shuts down country [Education International] 2021-02-23

ILO: Cease all acts of harassment and intimidation against workers [ILO] 2021-02-23

General strike as crowds push for 'five twos revolution' [The Guardian] 2021-02-23

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Myanmar security forces kill at least 33 protestors, local media reports 2021-03-03 [Stuff]

Mass arrests of journalists covering protests 2021-03-03 [IFJ]

Myanmar protests live: At least 16 deaths as police fire live rounds 2021-03-01 [FrontierMyanmar]

Myanmar coup: Deadliest day of protests as police open fire 2021-03-01 [BBC]

Myanmar: general strike against the coup! 2021-02-28 [Workersliberty]

Myanmar workers and unions on the front line in fight against coup 2021-02-28 [Labor Notes]

My country needs you: No cooperation, no recognition and no business with the military junta in Myanmar 2021-02-27 [Global Labour University]

“Telecoms companies in Myanmar must resist directives from the illegitimate military government,” says UNI’s ICTS international leadership body 2021-02-27 [UNI]

Military in Myanmar cracking down on unions 2021-02-27 [IndustriALL]

civil disobedience movement has produced many inventive ways of protesting 2021-02-26 [Global Voices]

 VIDEO  Video: Support the Burmese workers’ general strike for democracy! 2021-02-24 [BWI]

BWI joins call to freeze IFI loans linked to Myanmar’s junta 2021-02-24 [BWI]

Myanmar coup: Protestors defy military warning in general strike 2021-02-23 [BBC]

General strike shuts down country 2021-02-23 [Education International]

ILO: Cease all acts of harassment and intimidation against workers 2021-02-23 [ILO]

General strike as crowds push for 'five twos revolution' 2021-02-23 [The Guardian]

Nationwide strike for democracy in Myanmar 2021-02-22 [IndustriALL]

Call for general strike draws junta threat 2021-02-22 [The National Herald]

Millions expected to join general strike in Myanmar on Monday to oppose regime 2021-02-22 [The Irrawaddy]

Bloodiest day of protest since coup 2021-02-21 [Yahoo]

Millions Expected to Join General Strike in Myanmar on Monday to Oppose Regime 2021-02-21 [The Irrawaddy]

ACT brands condemn Myanmar coup 2021-02-19 [IndustriALL]

Myanmar’s cyber security law threatens democracy and labour movement 2021-02-18 [IndustriALL]

Police rampage targets striking railway workers in Myanmar 2021-02-18 [Express & Star]

BWI’s open letter to Military Attaches in the Embassies of Myanmar 2021-02-17 [BWI]

Military tightens media restrictions, targets journalists 2021-02-17 [IFJ]

BWI’s open letter to Military Attaches in the Embassies of Myanmar 2021-02-17 [BWI]

Garment workers leader heads up protest against Myanmar coup 2021-02-16 [Thompson Reuters Foundation]

Garment workers' leader heads up protests against coup 2021-02-16 [Thomson Reuters]

Myanmar: Junta's cyber law brings age of darkness 2021-02-16 [ITUC]

‘We Can Bring Down the Regime’: Myanmar’s Protesting Workers Are Unbowed 2021-02-15 [NYTimes]

Solidarity With Myanmar 2021-02-15 [We Are Union]

Free Dr Sean Turnell! 2021-02-15 [NTEU]

Free Dr Sean Turnell 2021-02-15 [ACTU]

Army faces crippling mass strike as hundreds of thousands protest 2021-02-15 [NBC News]

PEFC on the current situation in Myanmar 2021-02-15 [BWI]

“The people of Myanmar will not be silenced:” UNI joins global union movement in making noise for democracy 2021-02-13 [UNI]

UNI Global Union condemns draconian proposed cybersecurity bill 2021-02-13 [UNI]

MEAA supports democracy in Myanmar 2021-02-13 [MEAA]

Day of the Global action against the military coup in Myanmar: NLC condemns coup in Myanmar and urges respect for democracy and human rights in Myanmar 2021-02-12 [Nigerian Labour Congress]

Concerns for media amid peaceful protests as military clamps down 2021-02-12 [IFJ]

Military must stand down; sanctions now! 2021-02-12 [IUF]

ILO calls on Myanmar to respect freedom of association and restore democratic order 2021-02-11 [ILO]

Global unions ramp up pressure on governments and corporations to isolate Myanmar military junta 2021-02-11 [TUAC]

Global unions ramp up pressure on governments and corporations to isolate Myanmar military junta 2021-02-10 [IndustriALL]

Democracy Must Stand in Myanmar 2021-02-10 [EI]

Global unions ramp up pressure to isolate Myanmar military junta 2021-02-10 [BWI]

PEFC on the current situation in Myanmar 2021-02-10 [BWI]

Join the trade union movement fighting for democracy in Myanmar 2021-02-10 [IFJ]

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