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Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Hit With Two New Criminal Charges

  Ousted Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was hit with two new criminal charges in a court appearance via video link on Monday, a month after a military coup triggered relentless mass protests. Suu Kyi has not been seen in public since being detained on February 1, and her appearance came as demonstrators … Continue reading Myanmar’s Suu Kyi Hit With Two New Criminal Charges Read Full Story

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Myanmar coup: Court files fresh charges against Suu Kyi

A Myanmar court has filed fresh charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi, , according to a report on the Mizzima News website. The former dissident was charged with disturbing the peace and public order during her second court hearing via video conference. She had previously been charged with breaches of the country’s emergency
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Myanmar military tightens grip as protests enter fifth day

Myanmar’s military tightened their post-coup grip on power, stepping up a campaign of intimidation against the ousted civilian leadership while pushing harsher tactics as a fifth consecutive day of nationwide demonstrations began on Wednesday. Soldiers raided and ransacked the headquarters of detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party on Tuesday night, after police shot water […] Read Full Story

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Myanmar coup, Aung San Suu Kyi, and the burden of women in politics

By Victoria Ojeme While the rest of the world awaited the end of the long January of 2021, on February 1, Myanmar’s military seized power in a coup against the democratically elected government of Nobel laureate, Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained along with other leaders of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party
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Myanmar’s military stages coup, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar’s military staged a coup on Monday, detaining democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, and declaring it had taken control of the country for one year under a state of emergency. The intervention followed weeks of rising tensions between the military, which ruled the country for nearly five decades, and the civilian government over
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