Military Coup
World  /  Published 15.02.21

Civil disobedience in Myanmar

Security forces in Myanmar opened fire to disperse protesters at a power plant on Sunday and armoured vehicles rolled into major cities as the new army rulers faced a ninth day of anti-coup demonstrat...
By Reuters in Yangon

World  /  Published 14.02.21

Myanmar junta hunts protesters

Myanmar’s army is hunting for seven well-known supporters of protests against this month's coup and they face charges over comments on social media that threaten national stability, the army...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 12.02.21

Return to work, junta to protesters

Myanmar’s new junta leader on Thursday called on civil servants to return to work and urged people to stop mass gatherings to avoid spreading coronavirus, as a sixth day of protests against him ...
By Reuters in Bangkok

World  /  Published 11.02.21

Biden approves new Myanmar sanctions

President Joe Biden said on Wednesday he had approved an executive order paving the way for new sanctions on Myanmar military officers and their businesses after the military detained elected leaders ...
By Reuters in Washington

World  /  Published 10.02.21

Myanmar rocked by anti-coup protests

Police and protesters clashed in Myanmar on Tuesday, with injuries on both sides on the most violent day so far of demonstrations against the military coup that overthrew Aung San Suu Kyi, and a docto...
By Reuters in Bangkok


World  /  Published 07.02.21

Junta chokes net as protests spread

Myanmar’s new military authorities appeared to have cut most access to the Internet on Saturday as they faced a rising tide of protest over their coup that toppled Aung San Suu Kyi’s elect...
By AP in Yangon

World  /  Published 06.02.21

Teachers join coup protests in Myanmar

President Joe Biden said the US was working with allies to address the takeover. “There can be no doubt in a democracy force should never seek to overrule the will of the people or attempt to er...
By Reuters in Bangkok

Opinion  /  Published 04.02.21

Suu Kyi still a force to reckon with

Could it be Myanmar Army chief General Min Aung Hlaing just didn’t like the idea of retirement and decided to stage a coup instead? Back in 2016, he’d given himself a five-year extension w...
By Paran Balakrishnan

World  /  Published 04.02.21

Detained Suu Kyi faces charges

Aung San Suu Kyi, the Myanmar civilian leader deposed by the military in a coup, was charged on Wednesday with an obscure infraction of having illegally imported at least 10 walkie-talkies, according ...
By Hannah Beech in Bangkok

World  /  Published 02.02.21

Myanmar junta seizes power

Myanmar’s military seized power on Monday 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 Le...
By Reuters in London


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