Coronavirus: Myanmar military helps disinfect Yangon’s streets | AFP

Myanmar’s military has joined coronavirus relief efforts by disinfecting streets in Yangon. The southeast Asian country has reported just a handful of cases of COVID-19, but experts say the real figure may be many times higher.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Myanmar’s disinfects its historic site following coronavirus death | AFP

Myanmar disinfects the Shwedagon Pagoda, one of Yangon’s historical sights, as a preventative measure against the coronavirus pandemic. The country of 54 million people, with one of the region’s weakest health care systems, confirmed its first case of the virus only last week, and the first death on Tuesday.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Coronavirus: streets disinfected in Myanmar’s Yangon | AFP

The streets of Myanmar’s commercial capital Yangon were disinfected on Sunday as worries mount over the coronavirus pandemic. According to the John Hopkins University tracker, the under-developed Southeast Asian nation had 10 confirmed cases as of Monday morning.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Myanmar’s doctors on motorbikes trek dangerously to reach patients | AFP

Intrepid healthworkers travel for days by foot, bike and boat to reach isolated Naga villages in Myanmar’s northern fringes where many still rely on traditional remedies prescribed by shamans.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Coronavirus business dip prompts Myanmar’s first melon festival | AFP

Juicy, ripe and plentiful, Myanmar’s melons are ready to eat — but as coronavirus fears reach fever pitch, Chinese buyers are staying away. With the China-Myanmar border closed, producers are holding their first festival for the fruit in the hope of selling their wares so they won’t go to waste.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Myanmar’s last generation of tattooed headhunters | AFP

Myanmar’s last generation of tattooed headhunting Naga warriors near the Indian border reminisce about their gory past but say they’re happy their tribes have moved on.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Scores rescued from blaze in Myanmar’s Yangon | AFP

Scores of people were rescued from a blazing building in Myanmar’s commercial hub Yangon early Thursday, many brought to safety with a cherry-picker crane from the highest floors.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Isolated Myanmar tribe prays for harvest | AFP

A haunting refrain pierces the night as the tribeswomen of the Gongwang Bonyo, among the most isolated people in Myanmar, dance around a campfire to bless the harvest ahead.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Inside Myanmar’s Rohingya Genocide | VICE on HBO

Over half a million Rohingya Muslims in Myanmar have fled brutal ethnic violence carried out by their government. While unprecedented numbers of refugees have found safety across the border in Bangladesh, their fates are uncertain. The international community has been reluctant to take action against Myanmar, and plans are underway to return those who escaped.

VICE’s Gianna Toboni travels to the Myanmar-Bangladesh border to see what the future holds for the world’s most persecuted minority.

Subscribe to VICE News here: http://bit.ly/Subscribe-to-VICE-News

Check out VICE News for more: http://vicenews.com

Follow VICE News here:
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/vicenews
Twitter: https://twitter.com/vicenews
Tumblr: http://vicenews.tumblr.com/
Instagram: http://instagram.com/vicenews
More videos from the VICE network: https://www.fb.com/vicevideo

#VICEonHBO

Colourful performances and a ‘drag Olympics’ at Yangon Pride party | AFP

People gather to take part in at a Pride event in Myanmar’s commcercial capital Yangon, with performances and a ‘drag Olympics’ competition. Space is gradually opening up for the LGBT community in the majority-Buddhist country.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Top UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide | AFP

The UN’s highest court orders Myanmar to do everything in its power to prevent the alleged genocide of Rohingya Muslims, as international justice stepped into the crisis for the first time.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Top UN court orders Myanmar to prevent Rohingya genocide | AFP

International Court of Justice presiding judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf declares that the UN’s top court orders Myanmar to take “all measures within its power” to prevent alleged genocide against Rohingya Muslims. IMAGES

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Myanmar’s Rohingya | AFP Animé

Videographic on the Rohingya. The UN’s top court ordered Myanmar on Thursday to take “all measures within its power” to prevent alleged genocide against Rohingya Muslims.VIDEOGRAPHICS

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Top UN court says it can rule in Rohingya case | AFP

International Court of Justice presiding judge Abdulqawi Ahmed Yusuf says the UN’s top court has the authority to rule in an urgent case in which Myanmar is accused of genocide against Rohingya Muslims. IMAGES

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Rally against reinstatement of Chinese-backed mega-dam in Myanmar during Xi visit | AFP

Protesters gather in downtown Yangon against any reinstatement controversial Beijing-backed mega-dam in northern Myanmar as China’s president Xi Jinping visits. They held signs calling for “termination” of the $3.6 billion Myitsone project, which was not mentioned in signed deals during the visit. The 6,000 megawatt dam project was suspended in 2011 in the face of nationwide condemnation. It is believed to have been a personal affront to Xi, who signed the deal with Myanmar’s then-military junta as vice president in 2009.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Myanmar child nuns dream of conflict-free lives | AFP

Meet the girls of the Mingalar Thaikti nunnery in Yangon. They are among Myanmar’s growing number of child nuns seeking refuge from conflict.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Hundreds of supporters welcome back Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar | AFP

Hundreds of supporters welcome back Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi in Myanmar after she helped defend the country against genocide charges in The Hague.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Residents in Myanmar react after three-day ICJ hearing on genocide case | AFP

“If it were genocide, there would not be any of these people (Rohingya) left,” says one Yangon resident as people in Myanmar give their take on the hearing at the International Court of Justice where de facto civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has urged judges to throw out a genocide case.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Rohingya refugees react after Suu Kyi’s speech at ICJ | AFP

Rohingya refugees in Ukhia, Bangladesh, react after watching Aung San Suu Kyi’s speech before the International Court of Justice (ICJ), during which she rejected the allegations of genocide against Myanmar.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at ICJ for Rohingya genocide case | AFP

Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi arrives at the UN’s top court in The Hague for the third day in the genocide case against Myanmar. IMAGES of her arrival

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Suu Kyi denies Myanmar genocide allegations at top UN court

Myanmar’s former pro-democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi has denied that her country’s armed forces committed genocide against the Rohingya minority, telling the United Nation’s top court that the exodus of hundreds of thousands of Muslims was the unfortunate result of a battle with insurgents.

Aung Saan Suu Kyi leaves ICJ after leading Myanmar’s defence | AFP

Former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi leaves the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague after the second day of trial, where she faced calls for Myanmar to “stop the genocide” of Rohingya Muslims as she personally led her country’s defence. IMAGES

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Suu Kyi says ‘genocidal intent cannot be the only hypothesis’ in Rohingya case | AFP

Myanmar’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi tells the UN’s top court there was no proof of “genocidal intent” behind her country’s military campaign against Rohingya Muslims. SOUNDBITE

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Aung San Suu Kyi arrives for second day of trial over Rohingya genocide case | AFP

Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar’s former democracy icon arrives at the International Court of Justice in The Hague for the second day of a trial over the bloody military crackdown in which thousands of people were killed and around 740,000 Rohingya minorities fled to neighbouring Bangladesh. Suu Kyi is expected to take the stand a day after Gambia urged the country to ‘stop the genocide’ against Rohingya muslims. IMAGES of her arrivals

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1

Aung Saan Suu Kyi leaves ICJ after leading Myanmar’s defence | AFP

Former democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi leaves the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in The Hague, where she faced calls for Myanmar to “stop the genocide” of Rohingya Muslims as she personally led her country’s defence.

Subscribe to AFP and activate your notifications to get the latest news 🔔
http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC86dbj-lbDks_hZ5gRKL49Q/?sub_confirmation=1