Nepal Khabar Online February 16, 2021
Military Coup

Myanmar, which is also known as Burma, with majority people speaking Burmese, got it independence from Brain in 1948. It was ruled by armed forces from 1962 until 2011, when civilian rule started with new election.

Military sieged power on 1 February and declared emergency. They have been demanding a re-election saying that previous was not done in clean manner. Ms Suu Kyi who was elected during the election is under house arrest.

After the coup power is handed over to commander in chief Min Aung Hlaing. He already received international pressure for his role in the military’s attacks on ethnic minorities. He said that it will hold a “free and fair” election once the state of emergence is over.

People have been protesting against these coup. There have been various shut down of internet, since the protest, so stop the flow of information in the internet. Military presence is increasing and trying to suppress the protester.

International community have condemned the military takeover. But the neighboring countries have said that it is their internal matter.

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