Myanmar’s military: The army’s firm grip on power

On the same day that Myanmar’s parliament was due to begin a new session, the military staged a coup and arrested Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Tensions had been rising in the country for weeks. After losing parliamentary elections in November, the…

On the same day that Myanmar's parliament was due to begin a new session, the military staged a coup and arrested Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi. Tensions had been rising in the country for weeks. After losing parliamentary elections in November, the army-backed opposition claimed the poll was rigged. The coup marks a sharp reversal of the democratic progress the nation had made following five decades of military rule. We take a closer look.

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