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Myanmar anti-coup protesters keep pressure on junta

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) โ€” Vast numbers of people all over Myanmar flouted orders against demonstrations and marched again Sunday to protest the military takeover that ousted the elected government of Aung San Suu Kyi. Large demonstrations were held in the major cities of Yangon, Mandalay and the capital, Naypyitaw, as well as in far-flung areas … Read more

Myanmar army suspends laws limiting security forces as anti-coup protests continue

Myanmar’s military leaders on Saturday suspended a law that limits security forces and ordered the arrests of prominent backers of the anti-coup protests taking place across the country, Reuters reports. Driving the news: The move came as mass protests against the coup that ousted Aung San Suu Kyiโ€™s elected civilian government entered their second week. … Read more

Anger over arrests in Myanmar at anti-coup protests

Feb 13 (Reuters) – Opponents of Myanmar’s military coupsustained mass protests for an eighth straight day on Saturdayas continuing arrests of junta critics added to anger over thedetention of elected leader Aung San Suu Kyi. Thousands assembled in the business hub, Yangon, whileprotesters took to the streets of the capital Naypyitaw, thesecond city Mandalay and … Read more