Myanmar (Full story) Army pledges new elections after one-year state of emergency; Suu Kyi urges public to protest

Myanmar’s military declared a one-year state of emergency on Monday (Feb 1) and appointed a general as acting president, after arresting civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi and other senior officials. The military said it would hold a “free and fair general election” after the emergency is over. An announcement read out on military-owned Myawaddy […]

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