Ex-Myanmar president says army tried to force him to cede power

Win Myint’s testimony in court challenges army’s insistence that no coup took place, and that power was transferred lawfully. Win Myint, Myanmar’s civilian president who was removed from office by the military, has testified that the generals tried to force him to relinquish power hours before the February 1 coup, warning him he could beContinue reading “Ex-Myanmar president says army tried to force him to cede power”

Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi charged with corruption

The military regime alleges the detained former leader accepted illegal payments. Suu Kyi is expected to go on trial next week. Myanmar’s military junta charged ousted democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi with corruption on Thursday, state media reported. Suu Kyi has been in custody since the military took power in a coup on February 1, andContinue reading “Myanmar: Aung San Suu Kyi charged with corruption”

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