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Myanmar junta to allow 'loyal' civilians carry licensed arms: Report

Experts worry that allowing civilians to carry guns would empower pro-junta groups and only serve to escalate the violence and near-daily clashes between the military and armed resistance forces.

The Southeast Asian country's top generals led a putsch in February 2021. (Representative image)
Published on Feb 12, 2023 01:01 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Shobhit Gupta

Myanmar's junta chief wins approval to extend state of emergency 

After Aung San Suu Kyi's government was brought down by the coup in Myanmar, the junta declared a state of emergency in February last year. 

Min Aung Hlaing, chief of Myanmar Junta(File Photo)(REUTERS)
Published on Aug 01, 2022 08:13 AM IST
AFP | | Posted by Lingamgunta Nirmitha Rao

Myanmar's ousted leader Suu Kyi jailed for 4 years: Junta spokesperson

Suu Kyi "was sentenced to two years' imprisonment under section 505(b) and two years' imprisonment under natural disaster law", junta spokesman Zaw Min Tun said.

Myanmar's Aung San Suu Kyi (Reuters File Photo)
Updated on Dec 06, 2021 11:42 AM IST

Asean decides to exclude Myanmar military chief from key summit on October 26

Brunei, which is the current chair of Asean, issued a statement confirming the exclusion of Min Aung Hlain, Myanmar’s military chief.

Myanmar's armed forces chief Min Aung Hlaing. (AFP)
Published on Oct 16, 2021 02:32 PM IST
Written by Srivatsan K C | Edited by Avik Roy, Hindustan Times, New Delhi

‘Tired’ Suu Kyi wants hearings in court reduced

Suu Kyi, who is on trial and attending court sessions in multiple cases since her overthrow in a February 1 coup, requested hearings in each case be handled every two weeks, not every week, chief lawyer Khin Maung Zaw told media.

State Counsellor of Myanmar Aung San Suu Kyi during the 22nd ASEAN Plus three summit in Bangkok, Thailand in 2019.(Reuters File Photo)
Published on Oct 05, 2021 05:28 AM IST
Agencies | , Yangon
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