Tag - Myanmar opposition

Junta moves Suu Kyi to ‘unknown location’


Yangon: Myanmar’s junta has moved the nation’s civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and ex-president Win Myint from their residences in the capital to an “unknown location,” according to allies who’ve expressed serious concerns for their safety, Bloomberg reported. The two have been held by the country’s powerful military since it seized power in a coup...

‘Myanmar could be heading towards full-blown conflict’


Nay Pyi Taw: The UN rights chief warned Myanmar could be spiraling towards a “full-blown” Syrian-style conflict, after a two-month crackdown that a local monitoring group says has already claimed more than 700 lives. Myanmar is in chaos and its economy has been paralyzed since the military seized power from civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi...