aung san suu kyi]
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON AUG 01, 2021 03:34 PM IST
In a televised address, leader of the junta Min Aung Hlaing announced the decision to extend the military’s rule.
Written by Kunal Gaurav | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2021 04:12 PM IST
- Myanmar’s armed forces carried out a coup d’etat in February by detaining de-facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other politicians after weeks of heightened tensions owing to a disputed election.
PUBLISHED ON JUN 11, 2021 12:24 AM IST
The cases are the latest of a series brought against elected leader Suu Kyi, 75, whose overthrow in a Feb. 1 coup has plunged Myanmar into chaos, with daily protests and strikes and unrest in far-flung regions that anti-junta militias said had claimed the lives of 37 soldiers on Thursday.
ANI | , Naypyitaw
PUBLISHED ON MAY 30, 2021 07:08 AM IST
- Four months into military rule since a February 1 military coup that ousted the civilian government led by Aung San Suu Kyi, and with a weakening local currency, the junta has yet to rein in the economic woes precipitated by the power grab
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2021 04:32 PM IST
A gun battle also erupted near the Chinese border early on Sunday, while on Saturday an armed ethnic group opposed to the coup launched an attack on a jade mining town on the other side of Myanmar, near India.
Written by Prashasti Singh, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2021 09:32 AM IST
Aung San Suu Kyi has been under house arrest and has made no physical public appearances since the military took control of the country on February 1 this year.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 23, 2021 06:17 AM IST
- The suspensions have come days before the start of a new school year, which some teachers and parents are boycotting as part of the campaign that has paralysed the country since the coup cut short a decade of democratic reforms.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 21, 2021 02:32 PM IST
Aung San Suu Kyi's National League for Democracy Party (NLD) was formed around leading opponents of military rule during a student-led uprising in 1988 and has won every election it was allowed to contest.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 14, 2021 11:06 AM IST
In the face of widespread opposition, the junta has struggled to retain order amid daily protests in cities and fighting in border states since overthrowing elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi to end tentative steps towards democracy.
Agencies | , Yangon
PUBLISHED ON MAY 11, 2021 05:34 AM IST
During the latest hearing on Monday, a judge ordered Aung San Suu Kyi's cases to be heard with her present in a special courtroom near her residence.
PUBLISHED ON MAY 01, 2021 08:12 AM IST
Aung Suu Kyi spent more than 15 years under house arrest during previous military rule before her 2010 release and rise to power in elections held five years later.
AP | , Jakarta
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2021 06:12 PM IST
There is little hope for an immediate breakthrough in the two-hour gathering in Jakarta between Senior Gen Min Aung Hlaing and the six heads of state and three foreign ministers representing the Association of Southeast Asian Nations.
AP | , London
PUBLISHED ON APR 15, 2021 06:15 PM IST
- The former diplomat had called for the release of former elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi, who was detained after the military took power in a coup on Feb. 1.
PUBLISHED ON APR 12, 2021 01:28 PM IST
Suu Kyi, who has been held in detention since the coup, appeared for a court hearing on a video link.
AP | | Posted by Prashasti Singh, London
PUBLISHED ON APR 08, 2021 02:19 PM IST
Kyaw Zwar Minn said he was barred from entering the embassy on Wednesday evening by diplomats loyal to the military regime.
PUBLISHED ON APR 06, 2021 02:23 PM IST
- Some protesters have called their movement a "spring revolution", characterised by street marches, quirky acts of non-violent rebellion and civil disobedience campaigns aimed at crippling the government apparatus.
PUBLISHED ON APR 02, 2021 04:14 PM IST
Hundreds of people have been killed demonstrating since the Feb 1 coup, and many people have been using social media to publicise the security forces' excesses and to organise against military rule.
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 07:21 PM IST
In a new measure to stifle communication about the turmoil, the junta ordered internet service providers to shut down wireless broadband services until further notice.
Reuters | | Posted by Kunal Gaurav
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 02:24 PM IST
The UN envoy's warning of a bloodbath follows a flare-up in fighting between the army and ethnic minority insurgents in frontier regions.
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PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 08:56 AM IST
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By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON APR 01, 2021 07:50 AM IST
Suu Kyi has not appeared in the public since the February 1 coup by Myanmar's military. They have claimed that a November election won by Suu Kyi's party was fraudulent.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 30, 2021 10:17 AM IST
- The campaign comes in defiance of calls issued via loudspeakers in some neighbourhoods of Yangon on Monday urging residents to dispose of garbage properly.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 28, 2021 04:44 PM IST
- The reported air assault is the most significant attack for years in the region
Posted by hindustantimes.com | Edited by Joydeep Bose
PUBLISHED ON MAR 24, 2021 04:37 PM IST
She became the country's youngest victim so far in a crackdown by the junta against opposition to last month's military coup.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 23, 2021 09:05 PM IST
At a news conference in the capital Naypyitaw, the military presented a video of a former political colleague of ousted national leader Aung San Suu Kyi, levelling charges against her.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2021 02:24 PM IST
The total documented number of people killed in the unrest stood at 217 but the actual toll was probably much higher, the Assistance Association for Political Prisoners activist group said.
PTI | , Myanmar
PUBLISHED ON MAR 18, 2021 10:19 AM IST
The military has already tried to implicate Suu Kyi in corruption, alleging she was given $600,000 plus gold bars by a political ally.
PTI | , Yangon
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2021 02:07 PM IST
Martial law basically supersedes all other law, allowing the military total authority over the specified area, including administrative, judicial and law enforcement functions.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 15, 2021 10:15 AM IST
Protesters demanding the release of Suu Kyi and the restoration of democracy have taken to the streets across Myanmar every day for around six weeks despite the junta's increasingly forceful attempts to quell the dissent.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 11, 2021 10:55 AM IST
The move comes at a time the army is struggling to contain daily protests against its Feb. 1 coup in which elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi was overthrown.