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Suu Kyi's allies challenge Myanmar junta with unity government

The Daily Progress Charlottesville 16 Apr 2021
Suu Kyi's allies challenge Myanmar junta with unity government ... .
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Myanmar’s ousted MPs form new shadow government

Arab News 16 Apr 2021
A “parliament” working in hiding to oust Myanmar’s junta from power announced a new shadow government Friday, with deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi at its helm alongside ethnic minority politicians. The country has been in turmoil since the military detained Suu Kyi and seized ...
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Opponents of Myanmar coup say they have formed interim unity government

Belfast Telegraph 16 Apr 2021
Opponents of Myanmar’s ruling junta went on the political offensive, declaring they have formed an interim national unity government with members of Aung San Suu Kyi’s ousted cabinet and major ethnic minority groups ... Anti-coup protesters walk through a market with images of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi at Kamayut township in Yangon (AP).
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Myanmar’s ousted MPs form shadow government

Manila Standard Today 16 Apr 2021
A “parliament” working in hiding to oust Myanmar’s junta from power announced a new shadow government Friday, with deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi at its helm alongside ethnic minority politicians. The country has been in turmoil since the military detained Suu ...
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Anti-coup groups in Myanmar form National Unity Government

Straits Times 16 Apr 2021
Myanmar has been in violent turmoil since a Feb 1 coup that ousted a civilian government led by democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi, which had held power for five years and was starting its second term after a landslide election victory in November ... Ms Suu Kyi has been in detention since the coup.
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Britain Must Learn from Burma Bloodbath

Consortium News 16 Apr 2021
Aung San Suu Kyi at left, and Min Aung Hlaing ... After decades of dictatorship, Burma’s military had freed its most high profile political prisoner, Aung San Suu Kyi, and was finally letting her run the country in league with the army ... Despite Suu Kyi’s apparent support for the ...
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Myanmar coup foes tout minority-backed shadow government

Yahoo Daily News 16 Apr 2021
Opponents of Myanmar’s ruling junta went on the political offensive Friday, declaring they have formed an interim National Unity Government comprising elements of the ousted government of Aung San Suu Kyi as well as prominent members of major ethnic minority groups.(AP Photo).
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Rebel groups see opportunity in post-coup Myanmar

Urdu Point 16 Apr 2021
Mae Hong Son, Thailand, (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 16th Apr, 2021 ) .Myanmar's coup has opened an unexpected window of opportunity for the various ethnic rebel outfits, which have no loyalty to either the junta or to deposed leader Aung San Suu Kyi, but could together pose a threat to the army's rule.
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‘It’s been going really bad’: Pasadena protest to take aim at military violence in Myanmar

Daily Bulletin 16 Apr 2021
The head of Myanmar’s junta on Saturday used the occasion of the country’s Armed Forces Day to try to justify the overthrow of the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi, as protesters marked the holiday by calling for even bigger demonstrations.(AP Photo).
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Opponents of Myanmar coup form unity government, aim for 'federal democracy'

Yahoo Daily News 16 Apr 2021
1 coup that ousted a civilian government led by democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi which had held power for five years and was starting its second term after a landslide election victory in November ... Suu Kyi, who has been in detention since the coup, was listed as state counsellor, the post she held in government.
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Myanmar security forces arrest prominent leader of anti-coup campaign

Asahi News 16 Apr 2021
1 coup that ousted an elected government led by Nobel peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi have kept up their campaign against the military this traditional New Year week with marches and various other shows of defiance ... 715 protesters since the overthrow of Suu Kyi's government.
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Opponents of Myanmar coup announce unity government

Al Jazeera 16 Apr 2021
For the first time in our history, Myanmar has a unity government,” he declared on social media, posting the document showing Win Myint as president and Aung San Suu Kyi as state counsellor ... the generals who overthrew Aung San Suu Kyi’s government and locked up with many others.
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Southeast Asian nations weigh aid mission to Myanmar

Korea Times 16 Apr 2021
Myanmar has been in violent disarray since the junta overthrew the government led by democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi. Senior General Min Aung Hlaing, left, Myanmar's commander-in-chief, shakes hands with National League for Democracy party leader Aung San Suu Kyi before their meeting in Hlaing's office at Naypyitaw on December 2, 2015.
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Opponents of Myanmar military rule hold 'silent strike'

Straits Times 16 Apr 2021
Many ordinary people, infuriated by the return of military rule after five years of civilian government led by democracy champion Aung San Suu Kyi, have been taking to the streets day after day with activists thinking up new ways to show opposition as the security forces step up their suppression.
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Myanmar’s parallel civilian government announces interim cabinet

La Prensa Latina 16 Apr 2021
The new government continues to be symbolically presided over by U Win Myint and Aung San Suu Kyi remains state adviser, but given that both are under arrest since February, the leadership falls on Mahn Win Khaing Than, now appointed prime minister.
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