The executions have invoked widespread condemnation with rights groups claiming that these arbitrary executions in close-door trials highlight the escalating atrocities under junta rule in Myanmar
From mass arrests to killings of 2,000 dissidents, the military regime is accused of triggering displacement, bringing political divisions and pushing the country to the verge of civil war
On this day in 2021, security forces deposed and detained State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi. What has happened in Myanmar since then?
The Assistance Association of Political Prisoners also said 7,338 people, including political leaders, activists, students and unionists, have been arrested. As many as 5,730 people remain under detention across the country
The military headed by Min Aung Hlaing has declared in a television announcement that there will be “strict action against the offenders who disturb or destroy the state stability and rule of law”
Myanmar’s military has staged a coup and detained state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi along with other top leaders of the state.
The military declared that state power has been handed to the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, general Min Aung Hlaing, and a state of emergency has been imposed for one year