Beauty queen who escaped Myanmar’s military and now lives in P.E.I. shares her story during Canadian tour | CBC News

The Burmese model and beauty queen who spoke out against the military junta in Myanmar while on an international stage in Thailand last year is living in Charlottetown and sharing her story to raise awareness about what’s going on in her home country. Thaw Nandar Aung, 23, who also goes by the name Han Lay, has been in Prince Edward Island since September. […]

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India walks diplomatic tightrope on Myanmar’s military junta | DW | 02.08.2022

India expressed “deep concern” following the executions of four political prisoners in Myanmar last week, joining other nations in condemning the hangings and raising concerns over the deteriorating human rights situation in the country. Civil unrest continues to rage in Myanmar even as the military engages in a brutal crackdown to quash protests against last year’s coup. […]