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UN chief concerned about Myanmar's intention to hold elections amid violence, arrests

Anadolu Agency 30 Jan 2023
Feb ... On Feb. 1, 2021, Aung San Suu Kyi's government was deposed in a military coup after her National League for Democracy party’s victory in national elections the previous November ... The junta detained Suu Kyi and other officials and repressed the protests violently, with the UN warning that the country had descended into civil war. .
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EAM Jaishankar holds talks with Thai counterpart

The Siasat Daily 30 Jan 2023
New Delhi ... “Pleased to meet DPM and FM Don Pramudwinai of Thailand this afternoon ... On February 1, 2020, Myanmar’s military grabbed power in a coup after detaining Nobel laureate Suu Kyi and other leaders of her National League for Democracy (NLD). Also Read ... EAM Jaishankar ... .
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World Bank: Myanmar economy to grow 3%, dragged by conflict

Seattle PI 30 Jan 2023
On a per capita basis it is even further behind, it says. If the global economy slows further as expected, exports and investment may weaken after recovering somewhat from the pandemic and the disruptions caused by civil conflict and foreign sanctions after the army ousted Aung San Suu Kyi's elected government ... .
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Military-ruled Myanmar’s economy to grow 3%: World Bank

La Prensa Latina 30 Jan 2023
The expected moderate growth rate for the current fiscal year, which ends in September, is similar to the previous year. However, the GDP dropped by 18% in 2021 ... Navigating Uncertainty.” ... The nation has experienced rapid growth since then, which plummeted after the coup that overthrew the government led by Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Amnesty International calls for increased global action on Myanmar coup anniversary

Jurist 30 Jan 2023
Amnesty released a report on companies involved in supply chains providing aviation fuel to the Tatmadaw in November ... A UN Security Council resolution last month demanded an end to violence in the country and the immediate release of all “arbitrarily detained prisoners”, including Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. ....
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The artist who writes fake obituaries of icons, from Dolly Parton to Greta Thunberg

The Observer 30 Jan 2023
In the world of Adam McEwen, Dolly Parton is dead. Don’t worry, the much-loved singer and philanthropist is still very much with us, as are the other subjects of the British artist’s painfully accurate obituaries, including Lewis Hamilton, Greta Thunberg and Grace Jones ... Photograph ... Photograph ... “I wrote one on Aung San Suu Kyi, the Myanmar leader ... .
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Concerns over prayer breakfast lead Congress to take it over

Elko Daily Free Press 30 Jan 2023
President Joe Biden addresses the National Prayer Breakfast on Feb. 3, 2022, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Patrick Semansky, Associated Press ... Mark Pryor, D-Ark. Sen ... Sen ... Dwight D ... Spotify ... Pope Francis delivers his speech during a meeting with Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi, at the International Convention Centre of Naypyitaw, Myanmar, Tuesday, Nov.
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Joko Widodo optimistic ASEAN is relevant in global crisis

Malaysian National News Agency 29 Jan 2023
WORLD. Joko Widodo optimistic ASEAN is relevant in global crisis. " data-media="">. 29/01/2023 06.48 PM ... ASEAN will also continue to maintain economic growth.” ... Myanmar was thrown into a state of turmoil when military chief Min Aung Hlaing overthrew the democratic government led by Aung San Suu Kyi in a coup on February 1, 2021 ... ....
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Military Council’s new Political Parties Law a final blow to any possibility of NLD ever contesting any elections under the coup-regime

Narinjara 29 Jan 2023
Narinjara News, 29 January 2023 (Opinion) ... However, after Aung San Suu Kyi’s release from house arrest, under President Thein Sein in November 2011, she was allowed to re-apply as a political party, and was approved by the Union Election Commission on December 13, 2011, and re- established as an official party ... ---------------. .
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Letter: Two years after Myanmar coup, solidarity for Bo Bo Gne

The Berkshire Eagle 28 Jan 2023
Two years ago, the Myanmar military seized the reins of power from Aung San Suu Kyi's democratically elected national government and proceeded to brutally murder its citizens and burn down its villages ... their surprise Aung San Suu Kyi's party won an overwhelming election victory.
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Myanmar’s military government enacts new political party law

Wtop 28 Jan 2023
The army seized power in February 2021 from the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, arresting her and top members of her governing National League for Democracy party, which had won a landslide victory for a second term in a November 2020 general election ... Suu Kyi, 77, is ...
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Myanmar's military government enacts new political party law

Stars and Stripes 28 Jan 2023
The army seized power in February 2021 from the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, arresting her and top members of her governing National League for Democracy party, which had won a landslide victory for a second term in a November 2020 general election ... Suu Kyi, 77, is ...
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Myanmar's junta enacts new political party law

The Manila Times 28 Jan 2023
This comes nearly two years after the army seized power from the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi and arrested her and top members of her governing National League for Democracy (NLD) party, which had won a landslide victory for a second term in the country's November 2020 general election.
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UN Rights Chief Condemns Wholesale Repression of Human Rights in Myanmar

Voa News 28 Jan 2023
United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights Volker Türk is condemning the increasing brutality and wholesale repression of Myanmar’s military leaders to maintain their iron grip on power ... However, the U.N ... They include the release of all political prisoners, among them State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint.
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UN Rights chief slams large-scale repression of human rights in Myanmar

Urdu Point 28 Jan 2023
Credible information indicates that over 34,000 civilian structures, including homes, clinics, schools and places of worship, have been burned over the past two years, the rights office said ... First, the release of all political prisoners, including State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi and President U Win Myint, as called for by the UN Security Council.

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