The plot to seize power by the military threatens a reversal of the democratization process the world has undergone in the past two decades and may gradually become a norm to return to the era of coups. The recent presence of military coups covered in the news may lead people to believe that coups are more prevalent in 2021 than they have been in recent years.
The former President of Nigeria, Goodluck Ebele Jonathan has called for the immediate and unconditional release of Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi and some members of her political party. Goodluck Ebele Jonathan made this statement through his official twitter handle, where he condemned the arrest and detainment of the democratically elected leader of Myanmar and some senior members of her party. The Myanmar leader and some members of her political party were arrested in the early hours of Monday 1st of February,
Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi's party wins majority in election Myanmar's ruling National League for Democracy (NLD) party has secured enough seats in parliament to form the next government, according to the latest election results. The NLD has so far secured 346 seats, more than the 322 seats needed to form the next government. It comes days after the party led by Aung San Suu Kyi claimed victory based on early results. But the military-backed opposition has demanded a re-run of the election. Ahead of today's announcement,
After the November election was won by Aung San Suu Kyi and his party, Myanmar’s military staged a coup against the democratically elected government and took control of it thereby, detaining Aung San Suu Kyi and senior members of her party "National League for Democracy". This incident has been characterised by the World leaders as a major blow to the Southeast Asian nation’s fragile transition to democracy. However, Ms Suu Kyi and senior members of her party were detained following a predawn invasion,
Former Presidential aspirant Adamu Garba has reacted to the recent military coup against Myanmar's civilian leader, Aung San Suu Kyi on Monday morning. Citizens woke up on Monday with news that the country's Military has taken over the country. BBC reported that the top army commander was in charge and have declared a one-year state of emergency in the country. Aung San Suu Kyi, also been detained along with other members of her National League for Democracy (NLD) party. Aung San Suu Kyi, who won the election
Aung San Suu Kyi, the Civil Leader of Myanmar, was removed by the European Parliament from “Sakharov Prize Community” as she accepted the Rohingya crimes against the Muslim minority community. The former democracy campaigner was awarded the top human rights prize by the EU assembly in 1990. A year before, she gained the Nobel Prize, however, she won’t continue to participate in the events considering laureates. A source concerning the parliament stated that the awarded prize for the work of Suu Kyi