Myanmar’s ousted president Win Myint has described the dramatic early moments of the February coup that ended his country's short-lived democratic experiment and plunged it into chaos. Photo: AFP Myanmar’s ousted president Win Myint has described the dramatic early moments of the February coup that ended his country's short-lived democratic experiment and plunged it into chaos. Photo: AFP
Myanmar’s ousted president Win Myint has described the dramatic early moments of the February coup that ended his country's short-lived democratic experiment and plunged it into chaos. Photo: AFP
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Myanmar coup: ex-president Win Myint testifies he refused to resign, would ‘rather die’

  • The former president, who is on trial on charges of incitement, said two army officers entered his room early on February 1 and solicited his resignation
  • His lawyer said he refused, and he was replaced by the vice-president who declared a state of emergency, allowing the military to take power

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Myanmar’s ousted president Win Myint has described the dramatic early moments of the February coup that ended his country's short-lived democratic experiment and plunged it into chaos. Photo: AFP Myanmar’s ousted president Win Myint has described the dramatic early moments of the February coup that ended his country's short-lived democratic experiment and plunged it into chaos. Photo: AFP
Myanmar’s ousted president Win Myint has described the dramatic early moments of the February coup that ended his country's short-lived democratic experiment and plunged it into chaos. Photo: AFP
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