Myanmar police file charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar police have filed charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi for illegally importing communications equipment and she will be detained until February 15 for investigations, according to a police document. Myanmar’s army seized power on Monday, detaining Nobel laureate Suu Kyi and cutting short a transition to democracy in a takeover that has… Read More Myanmar police file charges against ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar military seizes power, imposes state of emergency

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 League for Democracy (NLD) party in early morning raids. The army said it had carried out the detentions in response to “election fraud”, handing… Read More Myanmar military seizes power, imposes state of emergency

Myanmar military detain ruling party leader Aung San Suu Kyi, other senior figures

Myanmar’s leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior figures from the ruling party have been detained in an early morning raid, the spokesman for the governing National League for Democracy said on Monday. The move came after days of escalating tension between the civilian government and the powerful military that stirred fears of a… Read More Myanmar military detain ruling party leader Aung San Suu Kyi, other senior figures

Tensions escalate in Myanmar over military threats and coup fears

The United Nations and Western governments voiced alarm on Friday over threats by Myanmar’s military that have stirred fears of a coup in the aftermath of an election the army says was fraudulent. United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said he was following with “great concern” developments in Myanmar, where the army has said it would… Read More Tensions escalate in Myanmar over military threats and coup fears