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Six months after Myanmar coup, battle for diplomatic recognition

Al Jazeera 01 Aug 2021
The National Unity Government, meanwhile, formed out of the remnants of Aung San Suu Kyi’s ousted administration in exile or hiding, has also made little headway in its attempt to regain control of the country ... Sasa believes that Aung San Suu Kyi would be “very happy” with the changes.
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Myanmar junta accused of crimes against humanity six months on from coup

The Observer 01 Aug 2021
Human Rights Watch has accused Myanmar’s military junta of crimes against humanity as small groups of protesters marked six months since the armed forces seized power ... Myanmar’s army seized power on 1 February from the civilian government led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi ... Read more ... TopicsMyanmarSouth and Central AsiaMyanmar coupProtest ... .
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FOCUS: Six months on, military-ruled Myanmar remains in turmoil

Kyodo 01 Aug 2021
Harsh crackdowns on anti-coup protesters and others have left over 900 people dead since the Feb ... (From Tayzar San's Facebook page)(Kyodo) ... Shortly after the coup, millions of people took to the streets across Myanmar, demanding the restoration of the civilian government and the immediate release of detained leaders such as Aung San Suu Kyi ... ....
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Six months of turmoil

Straits Times 31 Jul 2021
SUU KYI DETAINED. Soldiers detain Ms Aung San Suu Kyi and her top allies during pre-dawn raids on Feb 1, in a coup that ends Myanmar's decade-long experiment with democracy after half a century of military rule. The generals claim fraud in the previous November's elections, which Ms Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy party won by a landslide.
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What's happening in Myanmar, six months after the coup?

Manila Standard Today 31 Jul 2021
Myanmar has endured six months of turmoil since the military deposed Aung San Suu Kyi’s government and ended the country’s decade-old experiment with democracy ... What has happened to Aung San Suu Kyi? Suu Kyi, 76, has barely been seen since the generals ousted her government and placed her under house arrest in the capital Naypyidaw.
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Myanmar coup: A look back at six months of turmoil

Straits Times 31 Jul 2021
YANGON (AFP) - Myanmar's military seized power on Feb 1, ousting the civilian government and arresting its leader, Ms Aung San Suu Kyi ... Soldiers detain Ms Suu Kyi and her top allies during pre-dawn raids on Feb 1, in a coup that ends Myanmar's decade-long experiment with democracy after half a century of military rule.
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Protests against Myanmar junta persist, 6 months on

Straits Times 31 Jul 2021
Myanmar's army seized power on Feb 1 from the civilian government led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi after her ruling party won elections that the military argued were tainted by fraud ... The military took power in February after alleging fraud in the November 2020 election, which Ms Suu Kyi's party swept.
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Protests, Accusations Against Myanmar Junta Ahead of Coup Anniversary

Voa News 31 Jul 2021
"There's no negotiating in a blood feud," read one sign ... 1 from the civilian government led by Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi after her ruling party won elections that the military argued were tainted by fraud ... The military took power in February after alleging fraud in the November 2020 election, which Suu Kyi's party swept ... .
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Myanmar coup 6 months on: Strike holdouts keep up junta defiance

Straits Times 31 Jul 2021
Thousands of civil servants joined a mass walkout in the days after the February ouster of Ms Aung San Suu Kyi's government in an effort to deny the junta legitimacy, manpower and resources ... The strikes have left the junta deprived of staff to manage utilities, issue bills and collect taxes ... All asked to use pseudonyms for safety reasons ... � ....
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Top US diplomat to meet with Southeast Asian officials next week

Al Jazeera 31 Jul 2021
But top US officials have made a string of visits to the region in recent months ... The country’s military rulers have been subjected to a string of US sanctions since the army staged a coup on February 1 and arrested elected leaders including Aung San Suu Kyi, prompting widespread protests ... .
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Blinken, Southeast Asia Leaders to Meet Virtually Next Week

Voa News 31 Jul 2021
U.S ... priority while also addressing the crisis in Myanmar. The top U.S ... In recent years top U.S ... But none of those doses have gone to Myanmar, formerly known as Burma, where military generals staged a coup on February 1 and detained elected leaders including Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, sparking sanctions from Washington and other Western capitals.
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U.S top diplomat Blinken to court Southeast Asia in virtual meetings next week

Reuters 31 Jul 2021
WASHINGTON, July 31 (Reuters) - U.S ... priority while also addressing the crisis in Myanmar. The top U.S ... In recent years top U.S ... But that has been partly addressed by recent visits to the region ... 1 and detained elected leaders including Nobel Laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, sparking sanctions from Washington and other Western capitals ... Our Standards ... ....
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Myanmar overwhelmed by pandemic as country marks six month since coup

La Prensa Latina 31 Jul 2021
“When people ask for help, in most cases it means that the whole family is sick or infected ... The military justified the uprising, which ended a democratic process they had engineered a decade earlier, by alleged electoral fraud in the November elections in which leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s party won, as it had done in 2015. EFE.
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'They are wicked': Myanmar's strike holdouts keep up junta defiance

The Manila Times 31 Jul 2021
Thousands of civil servants joined a mass walkout in the days after the February ouster of Aung San Suu Kyi's government in an effort to deny the junta legitimacy, manpower and resources ... The strikes have left the junta deprived of staff to manage utilities, issue bills and collect taxes ... All asked to use pseudonyms for safety reasons ... .
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Myanmar: Coup Leads to Crimes Against Humanity

Human Rights Watch 31 Jul 2021
Several thousand people have been arbitrarily arrested and detained ... Gen. Min Aung Hlaing ... Alleged Crimes Against Humanity Since the February 1 Coup ... Murder ... Torture ... On February 1, the military arrested State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi, President Win Myint, and several dozen other senior officials in early morning raids in the capital, Naypyidaw ... .
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