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Factbox: Legal cases against Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi

December 06, 2021 7:54 pm

The junta has tightly controlled information about the behind-closed-doors legal proceedings and has imposed a gag order on Suu Kyi's legal team.

ASEAN excludes Myanmar junta leader from summit in rare move

October 16, 2021 5:59 pm

Singapore's foreign ministry said on Saturday the move to exclude junta chief Min Aung Hlaing was a "difficult, but necessary, decision to uphold ASEAN's credibility".

Myanmar army ruler pledges elections, ASEAN cooperation

August 01, 2021 4:31 pm

Military ruler Min Aung Hlaing repeated a pledge to restore democracy, though again without detailing a time frame.

Protests, accusations against Myanmar junta ahead of coup anniversary

July 31, 2021 10:43 am

The military took power in February after alleging fraud in the November 2020 election, which Suu Kyi's party swept.

UN envoy warns of possible civil war in Myanmar, seeks talks

May 25, 2021 9:23 am

The U.N. envoy also cited reports of unconfirmed deaths, injuries, and damage to houses and civilian property in the town of Mindat in western Chin state, where the junta declared martial law because of armed resistance to military rule.

Funerals become scenes of Myanmar resistance, more violence

March 29, 2021 7:55 am

Some of the funerals held Sunday became themselves opportunities to demonstrate resistance to the junta.

Myanmar: Anti-coup protests met with internet blackout

February 06, 2021 3:48 pm

As around 3,000 people rallied in Yangon, the new military junta shut down internet services across the country for the second time.

No plans to restore civilian rule, but will bring back 'happiness': Junta

June 07, 2014 2:58 pm

The junta says it had to restore order after half a year of political turmoil left dozens dead and the government paralyzed

Thai junta leader says king endorses coup

May 26, 2014 12:06 pm

Prayuth also justified the putsch saying he had to restore order after seven months of violent confrontations and political turmoil.

Myanmar elections expose ruling junta's abuses: Clinton

November 07, 2010 9:07 am

Myanmar began voting in its first election in 20 years with complaints of intimidation.