30 Mar 2021

Thailand pushes back thousands fleeing Myanmar as death toll surpasses 500

More than 2,000 refugees attempting to flee Myanmar have been pushed back by Thailand. A string of air strikes in the southeast of Myanmar have led to an increase of refugees. Over 2,000 people are now hiding in the jungle and are internally displaced after being pushed back into Myanmar

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29 Mar 2021

Myanmar Protesters Return After Security Forces Kill at Least 90 People

Protestors have taken to the streets of Myanmar again following horrific displays of violence by soldiers and law enforcement. Last week, Myanmar soldiers killed at least 90 protestors on the bloodiest day since the military coup. Among those killed on Saturday were six children between the ages of 10 and

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16 Mar 2021

Myanmar military extends martial law after bloodiest day since coup

Myanmar’s military has enacted martial law across more districts around the country and extended them in others following more bloody protests over the weekend. 50 protestors died in Myanmar when troops opened fire on demonstrations Sunday in Yangon. Protestors are currently demanding the release of ousted civilian leader Aung San

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26 Feb 2021

Armenian Prime Minister says he is facing an attempted ‘military coup’ after army demands his resignation

Nikol Pashinyan, Armenian Prime Minister, has said he is facing a military coup after the general staff of the armed forces called for his resignation. Onik Gasparyan, the army’s chief of general staff issued a statement criticizing the prime minister’s decision to sack Tiran Khacharyan and called for Pashinyans resignation

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01 Feb 2021

Myanmar coup: Aung San Suu Kyi detained as military seizes control

Myanmar’s military detained Aung San Suu Kyi and other democratically elected leaders, allowing the military to seize power. A one-year state of emergency has been declared, communications are limited and troops are patrolling streets in major cities of Myanmar. The army claims Suu Kyi’s win in a landslide election was

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15 Apr 2019

Sudan ousted two autocrats in three days. Here’s what’s next.

Last Thursday, the Sudanese military ousted President Omar al-Bashir, the dictator who ruled the country for 30 years. The coup followed months of protests against Bashir’s regime. Sudan’s defense minister Gen. Awad Ibn Auf who announced the coup, stepped down on Friday as protesters continued to call for democratic elections.

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12 Apr 2019

Sudan’s longtime leader was ousted in a military coup. Protesters still want democracy.

After months of protests against the regime of Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, Sudan’s defense minister Gen. Awad Ibn Auf on Thursday stated that the dictator who ruled the country for 30 years had been arrested, his regime overthrown and the constitution suspended. Ibn Auf stated that the Sudanese military will

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13 Dec 2018

Thailand to go to the polls on Feb 24 as govt lifts ban on political activities

Since taking power through a 2014 military coup, the Thai army has outlawed political activities. This position has now been reversed, however, and elections are being prepared for February 24, 2019 as the military junta coordinates a limited return to citizen participation. Regardless of the outcome of the election, the

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