Aung San Suu Kyi
1 Mar 2021
Ousted Myanmar civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi was hit with two new criminal charges when she appeared in court via video link on Monday, a month after a military coup triggered relentless and massive protests.
27 Feb 2021
Myanmar's ambassador to the United Nations made an emotional plea on Friday to the international community for the "strongest possible action" against the military's rule, as riot police violently clamped down on anti-coup protests in the Southeast Asian country. Since the February 1 toppling of civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Myanmar has seen a…
25 Feb 2021
Myanmar recently sees internet blackouts followed by a military coup. This is a development that Nigeria and other fragile democracies must keep an eagle eye on to avert the occurrence of such systemic desecration. A 14-word change to the constitution is all it could take to save Nigeria from the kind of military coup currently…
23 Feb 2021
Staying in different lodgings each night to evade arrest, the lawyer representing Aung San Suu Kyi says her trial will help determine whether Myanmar's people again become "slaves" of the military.
20 Feb 2021
Myanmar's security forces fired live rounds and rubber bullets at protesters in the country's second-largest city on Saturday, leaving at least two dead and about 30 injured.
16 Feb 2021
Myanmar experienced a "near-total internet shutdown" for the third night in a row, a monitoring group said early Wednesday, plunging the country into an information blackout amid protests
16 Feb 2021
Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi was hit with another charge on Tuesday, after the military imposed a second straight overnight internet shutdown in an attempt to grind down an anti-coup uprising.
15 Feb 2021
Myanmar's deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi will appear in court via video conference this week over charges brought against her by the new military junta, her lawyer said Monday.
13 Feb 2021
Opposition to Myanmar's new military regime intensified on Saturday as spontaneous neighbourhood watch groups mobilised to thwart arrests of anti-coup activists and the UN demanded the release of ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
8 Feb 2021
Tens of thousands of protesters poured onto the streets across Myanmar Sunday in the biggest anti-coup rallies yet, as an internet blackout failed to stifle growing outrage at the military's ouster of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi.
6 Feb 2021
Carrying just a small bag, Mya Aye was escorted from his home in the dead of the night by Myanmar soldiers just as an internet blackout shrouded the country and a dawn coup ousted its civilian
6 Feb 2021
Myanmar saw its largest anti-coup protests yet on Saturday with young demonstrators spilling on to the streets to denounce the country's new military regime, despite a nationwide internet blackout