Tag Archives: Aung San Suu Kyi

  • Myanmar puts Suu Kyi on trial on charges critics call bogus

    Myanmar’s ousted leader Aung San Suu Kyi went on trial Monday on charges that many observers say are an attempt by the junta that deposed her to eliminate her as a political force, erase the country’s democratic gains. ...

  • ASEAN leaders tell Myanmar coup general to end killings

    ASEAN leaders demanded an immediate end to killings and the release of political detainees in Myanmar in an emergency summit Saturday with its top general and coup leader who, according to Malaysia's prime minister, did not reject them. ...

  • Myanmar’s Suu Kyi in good health, lawyer says

    Myanmar's ousted civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi appears in good health despite two months of detention, her legal team said Wednesday, as diplomatic pressure on the military junta ramped up. ...

  • Global condemnation after bloodiest day since Myanmar coup

    Defence chiefs from a dozen countries on Sunday jointly condemned the bloodbath in Myanmar a day earlier, when at least 107 people -- including seven children -- were killed as security forces opened fire on anti-coup protesters. ...

  • Six killed in protests in Myanmar as US, allies vow to restore democracy

    At least six protesters were killed by security forces in Myanmar, witnesses and media reported, as activists marked the death anniversary on Saturday of a student whose killing in 1988 sparked an uprising against the military government. ...

  • Myanmar security forces kill at least 33 protesters

    At least 33 protesters were killed by Myanmar security forces on Wednesday, the highest number since a 1 February military coup, according to a compilation of local reports, as authorities extended their lethal crackdown. ...

  • Myanmar police launch most extensive crackdown; hundreds arrested

    Police in Myanmar launched their most sweeping crackdown in three weeks of nationwide protests against military rule on Saturday, arresting hundreds of people and shooting and wounding at least one person. ...

  • Armoured vehicles deployed to major Myanmar cities after mass protests

    Security forces in Myanmar opened fire to disperse protesters on Sunday and armoured vehicles rolled into major cities as the new army rulers faced a ninth day of anti-coup demonstrations that saw hundreds of thousands on the streets. ...

  • Hundreds protest coup in Myanmar as resistance spreads

    Hundreds of students and teachers took to Myanmar's streets on Friday to demand the military hand power back to elected politicians, as resistance to a coup swelled with demonstrations in several parts of the country. ...

  • Myanmar military stages coup, detains Aung San Suu Kyi

    Myanmar's military seized power in a bloodless coup on Monday, detaining democratically elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi and imposing a one-year state of emergency. The intervention ended a decade of transition from outright military rule. ...