Foreign Affairs Correspondent Jonathan Miller is based in Bangkok, Thailand. Before moving to Asia in 2015, he spent 12 years reporting out of London on news across the Middle East, Africa and the Americas. Jonathan has won four Royal Television Society awards and four Amnesty International TV News awards for Channel 4 News. He is the author of Duterte Harry: Fire and Fury in the Philippines, a biography of the Philippine President, Rodrigo Duterte, whose bloody rule he has documented for this programme.
As the UN Security Council meets in an emergency session to debate the crisis, the group, styling itself as “a people’s government”, wants UN peacekeepers to be sent to stop the killing spree that followed last month’s military coup.
The United States has suspended all trade links with Myanmar amid growing global condemnation over the mass killings of pro-democracy protesters there.
Protests are continuing in Myanmar after the authorities imposed martial law in large parts of Yangon and Mandalay.
Protesters have returned to the streets in Myanmar, despite yesterday’s violence in which 38 people died.
Police in Myanmar have opened fire on protesters, reportedly killing at least 38 people at demonstrations in a number of cities.
Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have gathered outside a Hong Kong court where 47 activists were facing charges of conspiracy to commit subversion. Police warned the crowd they could be fined if they failed to disperse. The activists face up to life in prison if they’re convicted under the territory’s sweeping national security law. They’re being…
The UN says at least 18 people have been killed in Myanmar in the deadliest day yet of protests against the military coup.
Anti-coup protesters in Myanmar have continued to defy warnings from the military junta by staging a nationwide general strike, three weeks after the generals’ seizure of power.
Protestors were forced to flee as security forces chased after them.
Demonstrators in Myanmar have staged their biggest protest yet against the military’s seizure of power.
The Myanmar military has deployed soldiers and armoured vehicles on the streets of several major cities around the country, as they intensify their crackdown on anti-coup protests.
Security forces have raided the party headquarters of Aung San Suu Kyi, the leader ousted by the military, whom the protestors want restored to power.
The charges from Myanmar’s police seem so trivial that they are almost laughable. But by charging ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi with possession of illegally imported walkie talkies, she faces a possible three-year prison sentence which would bar her from office. The military government, which seized power in Monday’s coup, is also reported to…
There are growing calls around the world for the release of Myanmar’s elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who remains under arrest a day after the army seized power in a coup.
The military said they’d staged the takeover because of what they called voting fraud during last November’s elections, which Suu Kyi’s party won by a landslide.