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Mass Anti-Coup Demonstrations Rock Myanmar

Mass Anti-Coup Demonstrations Rock Myanmar

The new wave of protests come just a day after junta leaders had declared that the anti-coup demonstrations were dying down in the country

17 February 2021
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The NEWS

In case you missed it: News and newsmakers from India over the past week

19 February 2021

Myanmar police file new charge against Aung San Suu Kyi

Suu Kyi has been charged with violating Article 25 of the Natural Disaster Management Law, used against those who have broken coronavirus restrictions.

Aung San Suu Kyi Detention Extended As Protests Continue In Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi Detention Extended As Protests Continue In Myanmar

Suu Kyi will now be remanded until February 17, according to Khin Maung Zaw, a lawyer asked by Suu Kyi's party to represent her.

15 February 2021

'Join Hands' With Army For Democracy: Myanmar Coup Leader

The military has said it was forced to step in because Suu Kyi's government failed to properly investigate allegations of fraud in the November elections

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11 February 2021
Joe Biden Announces Sanctions Against Military Leaders Of Myanmar

Joe Biden Announces Sanctions Against Military Leaders Of Myanmar

Biden said he has approved a new executive order enabling the US to immediately sanction the military leaders who directed the coup, their business interests,...


09 February 2021
Myanmar Junta Imposes Curfew, Meeting Bans As Protests Swell

Myanmar Junta Imposes Curfew, Meeting Bans As Protests Swell

The decrees covering Yangon and Mandalay were issued on a township-by-township basis, and those which have become public so far have the same restrictions.


08 February 2021
Week After Military Coup, Protests Swell Rapidly In Myanmar

Week After Military Coup, Protests Swell Rapidly In Myanmar

The protesters at a major downtown Yangon intersection chanted slogans, raised a three-finger salute and carried placards saying 'Reject the military coup' and...


05 February 2021
The Coup Clutch Clan

The Coup Clutch Clan

Five years of watered down democracy tested the Myanmar military to its limits. Aung San Suu Kyi’s resounding poll win seals her fate. Army boots trample all...


03 February 2021
Myanmar, Burma And Why The Different Names Matter

Myanmar, Burma And Why The Different Names Matter

For generations, the country was called Burma, after the dominant Burman ethnic group. But in 1989, one year after the ruling junta brutally suppressed a...


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03 February 2021
Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Detained Again — Without Her Old Support

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi Detained Again — Without Her Old Support

With flights grounded and communications largely cut, Myanmar plunged back into isolation and darkness, ending 10 years of new freedoms and quasi-civilian rule...


02 February 2021
Myanmar Crisis: Yangon Embassy Warns Indians To Avoid Travel Over Possible Unrest

Myanmar Crisis: Yangon Embassy Warns Indians To Avoid Travel Over Possible Unrest

Myanmar has appointed Myint Swe, the army-appointed vice president, as the new leader of the country after the military arrested civilian leader Aung San Suu...


02 February 2021
President Joe Biden Threatens Sanctions On Myanmar After Coup

President Joe Biden Threatens Sanctions On Myanmar After Coup

The United States will stand up for democracy wherever it is under attack, Biden asserted.


01 February 2021
Explained: Why Is The Military Taking Control In Myanmar?

Explained: Why Is The Military Taking Control In Myanmar?

Here are some possible reasons why the military has taken over now


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