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Myanmar's new reality without Aung San Suu Kyi

Indian Express 25 Sep 2023
Suu Kyi's Myanmar After winning the Nobel Peace Prize in 1991 for her fight for democracy in Myanmar, Suu Kyi became a worldwide name ... Beyond Suu Kyi Thinzar Shunlei Yi, a prominent political activist in Myanmar, who was once dubbed as the 'the new Aung San Suu Kyi,' says her leadership today is not essential.

Myanmar media and resistance force report two dozen fighters killed in army ambush

The Associated Press 25 Sep 2023
... single combat engagement in the country's ongoing strife since the army seized power in February 2021, ousting the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

‘Still my people’: Myanmar diaspora supports democracy struggle back home

Al Jazeera 25 Sep 2023
Until recently, Myanmar was little but a distant memory for Bawi Tin Par ... list of 4 itemslist 1 of 4Concerns raised over Myanmar’s ailing Aung San Suu Kyi ... Myanmar’s people living in Thailand handed a letter to the US Embassy urging Washington to do more to secure the release of political prisoners including elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi [File ... .

Q&A: Suu Kyi Adviser Reflects on Prison Term, Myanmar's Struggle for Democracy

Voa News 22 Sep 2023
Australian academic Sean Turnell, a former economic adviser to Myanmar's ousted democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi, recently spoke with VOA via Zoom about his experiences during his 650-day imprisonment in Myanmar's Insein prison after being arrested in the aftermath of the February 2021 military coup.

This Day in History - September 22

Jamaica Observer 22 Sep 2023
This is the 265th day of 2023. There are 100 days left in the year. TODAY'S HIGHLIGHT. 2021 ... OTHER EVENTS. 1609 ... 1692 ... 1711. Rio de Janeiro is captured by the French. 1862 ... 1914 ... Monks leading swelling demonstrations against Myanmar's military regime march past barricades to the home of Nobel Peace laureate Aung San Suu Kyi, increasing pressure on the junta ... .

Myanmar state media say 12 people are missing after a boat capsized and sank in ...

The Associated Press 21 Sep 2023
... of armed resistance to the ruling military, which seized power in February 2021 from the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi.

Myanmar Coup Interview Series: ‘The coup has made me both tougher and more compassionate’

Jurist 21 Sep 2023
Myanmar’s military — the Tatmadaw — staged a coup d’état on February 1, 2021, detaining top government officials, including Aung San Suu Kyi and President Win Myint. The military claimed that the election results were fraudulent, but independent observers have dismissed these claims ... For JURIST, coverage of the Myanmar coup is personal ... I surely do ... .

Aung San Suu Kyi’s son warns about her deteriorating health

La Prensa Latina 20 Sep 2023
Bangkok, Sep 20 (EFE).- Kim Aris, son of ousted Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi, imprisoned since a military coup in February 2021, warned about a deterioration in her health on Wednesday ... Aris also denounced the isolation in which Suu Kyi was held ... Suu Kyi, who came to power in ...

Myanmar junta asks China for help on new electronic ID system

The Jakarta Post 20 Sep 2023
... fraud in 2020 elections won resoundingly by civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy (NLD).

Activists condemn Unicef for working with junta on Myanmar aid

The Times/The Sunday Times 20 Sep 2023
The democratic government in exile of Myanmar has called on the United Nations to stop “collaborating” with the country’s military junta in multimillion-pound aid projects that potentially strengthen its brutal grip on power ... Suu Kyi is ill but junta is blocking care, says son ... HISTORY ... .

The Nobel Peace Prize often reveals how contentious peace can be

Beijing News 20 Sep 2023
Other human rights laureates include Rene Cassin (1968), a drafter of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Aung San Suu Kyi (1991) for her efforts to establish democracy and human rights in Myanmar, and Maria Ressa and Dmitry Muratov (2021) for their defence of freedom of expression.

Indonesia hosts first-ever ASEAN military drills

The Jordan Times 20 Sep 2023
“By uniting together, we can maintain stability in the region for the favour of the people,” Indonesian military chief Margono Yudo told reporters on Batam island ... Myanmar has been ravaged by deadly violence since 2021, when the military deposed Aung San Suu Kyi’s government and launched a bloody crackdown on dissent ... Image. Section ... Section Agency.

Nuclear fears as Myanmar junta appoints ambassador to North Korea

The Times/The Sunday Times 19 Sep 2023
The Myanmar junta announced this month that it had named a new ambassador to Pyongyang, five years after the now-deposed democratic government of Aung San Suu Kyi cooled relations ... Suu Kyi is ill but junta is blocking care, says son ... Suu Kyi’s son ...

Over 100 MPs demand release of Myanmar’s Suu Kyi

Malaysia Kini 19 Sep 2023
Both sides of the divide urge junta to uphold rule of law. .

Myanmar’s Opposition Riven by Internal Divisions

Voa News 17 Sep 2023
That contrasts sharply with NLD ambitions of ousting military rule and reestablishing the democratic order in the whole country under now-detained former leader Aung San Suu Kyi ... Then there are issues with Suu Kyi and her fall from grace — unprecedented for a Nobel laureate — ...

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