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Myanmar Prosecutors Present Sedition Charge Against Aung San Suu Kyi
June 16, 2021

Myanmar Prosecutors Present Sedition Charge Against Aung San Suu Kyi

By Grant Peck
The deposed leader faces a raft of charges that will likely be used to ban her from running in any future election.

Myanmar Puts Aung San Suu Kyi on Trial on Charges Critics Call Bogus
June 15, 2021

Myanmar Puts Aung San Suu Kyi on Trial on Charges Critics Call Bogus

By Grant Peck
Aung San Suu Kyi's prosecution poses yet another major setback for Myanmar.
Myanmar Military-Appointed Election Chief to Consider Dissolving National League for Democracy
May 22, 2021

Myanmar Military-Appointed Election Chief to Consider Dissolving National League for Democracy

By Associated Press
The party of now-detained leader Aung San Suu Kyi won huge majorities in 2015 and 2020. Now it might be banned by the junta.

Myanmar Protests Continue After ASEAN Peace Initiative
April 27, 2021

Myanmar Protests Continue After ASEAN Peace Initiative

By Associated Press
After chanting their opposition to the junta and listening to speeches, the protesters quickly scattered to avoid any confrontation with police or soldiers.

Myanmar Construction Magnate Claims Cash Payments to Suu Kyi
March 18, 2021

Myanmar Construction Magnate Claims Cash Payments to Suu Kyi

By Associated Press
The accusation is the junta's latest attempt to implicate Aung San Suu Kyi in corruption.

Myanmar Junta Lobs Corruption Claim at Senior NLD Leaders
March 12, 2021

Myanmar Junta Lobs Corruption Claim at Senior NLD Leaders

By Sebastian Strangio
The detained leader's lawyer described the charge of corruption as "the most hilarious joke."

Did the Myanmar Coup Install an Illegitimate President?
March 11, 2021

Did the Myanmar Coup Install an Illegitimate President?

By Melissa Crouch
The junta-appointed president, Myint Swe, may face the same citizenship questions as Aung San Suu Kyi.
The Regional Repercussions of the Myanmar Coup
February 05, 2021

The Regional Repercussions of the Myanmar Coup

By OBA Mie
The coup this week underscores the contradictions in ASEAN.

Myanmar After the 2021 Coup: Internal Security and Geopolitical Consequences
February 05, 2021

Myanmar After the 2021 Coup: Internal Security and Geopolitical Consequences

By Ankit Panda
How will the February 1, 2021, coup in Myanmar affect the country’s internal security and foreign relations?

Myanmar’s Military Seizes Power in Early Morning Coup
February 01, 2021

Myanmar’s Military Seizes Power in Early Morning Coup

By Sebastian Strangio
The army has decreed a one-year state of emergency in order to probe flimsy allegations of voter fraud.

Amid Coup Fears, Myanmar’s Election Commission Rejects Army Election Fraud Claims
January 29, 2021

Amid Coup Fears, Myanmar’s Election Commission Rejects Army Election Fraud Claims

By Sebastian Strangio
The NLD's November landslide has sharpened the rivalry between the civilian government and the Myanmar military.
Will Supplementary Elections Be Held in Myanmar’s Rakhine State?
January 11, 2021

Will Supplementary Elections Be Held in Myanmar’s Rakhine State?

By Sebastian Strangio
The Tatmadaw and Arakan Army are both in favor, but the ruling National League for Democracy remains hesitant.

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